The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Both are Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years schools.
  • Pepperdine University has more expensive tuition & fees ($58,002) than SCU ($52,998).
  • It is harder to admit to Pepperdine University than SCU.
  • SCU has a higher submitted SAT score (1,340) than Pepperdine University (1,340).
  • Both Pepperdine University and SCU have the same submitted ACT scores (30).
  • SCU has more students with 8,642 students while Pepperdine University has 7,961 students.
  • SCU has more full-time faculties with 563 faculties while Pepperdine University has 393 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Pepperdine University and Santa Clara University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Pepperdine UniversitySCU
Pepperdine Universityvs.SCU
Malibu, CaliforniaLocationSanta Clara, California
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSchool TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Doctoral/Research UniversityCarnegie ClassificationMaster's College and University (larger programs)
$58,002Tuition & Fees$52,998
79% ($30,372)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)69% ($26,392)
$30,372Average Amount of Financial Aid$26,392
39.85 %Acceptance Rates53.56 %
18.48 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)17.40 %
1,340SAT Score1,360
30ACT Score30
86 %Graduation Rate91 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
91 %Retention Rate95 %
7,961Student Population8,642
393Number of Faculties563
14 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio10 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher Certification
Remedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, On-campus daycare

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