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 USD ($52,864).
  • It is harder to admit to Pepperdine University than USD.
  • Pepperdine University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,280) than USD (1,280).
  • Pepperdine University has higher submitted ACT score (29) than USD (29).
  • USD has more students with 9,073 students while Pepperdine University has 7,961 students.
  • USD has more full-time faculties with 476 faculties while Pepperdine University has 393 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - University of San Diego and Pepperdine University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
USDPepperdine University
USDvs.Pepperdine University
San Diego, CaliforniaLocationMalibu, 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 ClassificationDoctoral/Research University
$52,864Tuition & Fees$58,002
71% ($26,477)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)79% ($30,372)
$26,477Average Amount of Financial Aid$30,372
49.79 %Acceptance Rates39.85 %
16.49 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)18.48 %
1,280SAT Score1,340
29ACT Score30
81 %Graduation Rate86 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
90 %Retention Rate91 %
9,073Student Population7,961
476Number of Faculties393
14 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio14 to 1
ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycareOn Campus Student ServicesRemedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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