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Pepperdine University Admissions Office

Application for Admission

Thank you for your interest in the Graduate School of Education and Psychology.  If you would like to find out more about our graduate programs, please click on one of the links below.  Please contact us at 310-568-5600 if you have any questions about our programs or if you would like to schedule a meeting with one of our program administrators.

Education Programs

Psychology Programs

To apply for admission to the Graduate School of Education and Psychology, please click on one of the links below.

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Students who have been continuously absent for two or more terms must file a petition for readmission by completing an Application for Readmission Form with the GSEP Admissions Office. If readmitted, students are required to comply with current program requirements.

Students who have been absent for more than two calendar years are required to file a new application with the GSEP Admissions Office, pay the regular application fee, and be considered for admission based upon current admission requirements.  The readmission applicants will be notified promptly after a decision has been made.  All students who are readmitted are responsible for clearing their student accounts before being permitted to register.  If returning students wish to change their original degree objective, they must file a new application with the GSEP Admissions Office and pay the regular application fee.

International Students:

All international applicants are required to submit certified transcripts in English and a calculated grade point average. The transcripts and grade point average must be evaluated by a credentials service such as the International Education Research Foundation (IERF) at or the World Education Services, Inc. at

International applicants whose native language is not English are required to submit a minimum score of 550 on the Test of English as Foreign Language (TOEFL). The computer-based TOEFL test should have a minimum score of 80. Information concerning the availability of this test in foreign countries can be obtained by contacting TOEFL, Educational Testing Services, Princeton, NJ 08540, USA or online at

International applicants must also submit an International Student Form with their admissions application.

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International students are required to complete this form and return it to the GSEP Admissions Office along with admissions application.

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