Online Application Requirements

To be considered for admission to the online MBA program at Pepperdine Graziadio Business School, you must submit the following:

Online Application
This includes a nonrefundable application fee of $150. In some cases, you may be eligible for an application fee waiver. You must contact an admissions counselor at Phone Number: +1-844-768-2808 or email an admissions counselor before you submit your application to be eligible for the waiver.  Access the application here.

Statement of Purpose
In your statement, outline your three most important accomplishments to date that exemplify a Best for the World Leader.

Ensure that your resume is current and includes a summary of your academic background and professional experience.

GMAT or GRE Scores
These scores help us determine whether you are prepared for graduate study in business. A waiver is available for applicants who have three years of relevant professional experience and meet additional requirements.

Official Transcripts
You must provide official transcripts from all postsecondary institutions you have attended. You may have your transcripts delivered electronically to or mailed to the following address:

Pepperdine University
Application Processing Center
PO Box 30096 012-003
College Station, TX 77842

To ensure your transcripts and associated materials are received for review, please make sure to send them directly to

Please note: To be considered an official transcript, the transcript must be sent directly from your institution(s) or through an electronic transcript vendor retained by that institution. Transcripts submitted by enrolled or prospective students are considered unofficial documents, even if they are in a sealed envelope provided to you by the issuing university.

Data Analytics Primer
The Data Analytics Primer (DAP) is designed to help students strengthen their quantitative reasoning skills and optimize their preparation for the online MBA program. As part of the application evaluation, the admission committee will determine whether or not an applicant will need to complete the DAP, and you will be notified accordingly.

The DAP is completed in a self-paced fashion, and there is no cost to students. If you are notified about this additional requirement, you will need to complete it prior to registration for your second term. A passing grade must be earned before continuing your course of study.

Application Deadlines

Applications are now being accepted for the following start dates:

Application Deadlines
Classes Start Early Priority Deadline Priority Deadline Final Deadline
Monday, August 31, 2020 Friday, May 15, 2020 Friday, June 5, 2020 Friday, July 3, 2020
Monday, January 4, 2021 Friday, September 18, 2020 Friday, October 9, 2020 Friday, November 6, 2020

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