Tuition, Fees, and Costs
Tuition charges (per academic year) plus the living expense budget constitute a student's Cost of Attendance. Tuition rates are based on a per-unit pricing structure, varying with your specific program. All tuition rates are subject to an annual increase of 2-5% as determined by Pepperdine University's Board of Regents. A student's total financial aid awarded may not exceed a student's Cost of Attendance.
Tuition Charges and Program Fees
Students enrolled in some of the education programs will incur additional costs associated with course-related travel. Travel costs vary depending on location and travel arrangements. Travel costs are in addition to the tuition costs above.
To see estimated tuition costs, visit our Tuition Calculator
2021-2022 Cost of Attendance
The Cost of Attendance includes tuition and fee costs and an estimated budget for living expenses, books and supply costs, and transportation. The Cost of Attendance is set for all students each year, and actual costs may vary, depending on the student's lifestyle.
A student's total financial aid awards cannot exceed the Cost of Attendance (estimated costs for the academic year). For example, a student with annual tuition and fees of $10,000 and a living expense budget of $38,034 will have a total Cost of Attendance of $48,034. In this example, the student's total financial aid awards, including Stafford Loans, and other financial aid (such as grants), cannot exceed the total of $48,034.
For On-ground or hybrid face-to-face programs:
|Books & Supplies||$1,800||$1,200||$600|
|Room & Board||$28,800||$19,200||$9,600|
For 100% online programs:
|Books & Supplies||$1,800||$1,350||$900||$450|
|Room & Board||$28,800||$21,600||$14,400||$7,200|
The GSEP Financial Aid Office may consider increasing your Cost of Attendance (COA) only for expenses noted below:
- Computer Purchase (Once/academic program)
- Books exceeding the amount included in the student budget
- Child care
- Course-Related Travel
- Course-Related Trip
These budget increases are reviewed on a case-by-case basis and are subject to Federal and Pepperdine University policies. Additional financial aid in the form of institutional grants or scholarships will not be provided to meet approved additional expenses. If approved, the increase in your COA will be funded by additional Federal Direct or private loans. Please contact our office via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org for requirements and additional information.