Getting Into Public Policy
Pepperdine admits students to the School of Public Policy for the fall semester only. Learn about our admissions process, financial assistance options, and important deadlines.
We encourage applications for the fall semester from graduates of regionally-accredited institutions in any area of study. We provide a checklist of requirements, which includes transcripts, letters of recommendation, and a personal essay focusing on your moral and ethical point of view.
|Application and Scholarship Deadlines|
|February 1||Priority Deadline|
|May 1||Standard Deadline|
|After May 1||Space-Available Basis|
The School of Public Policy's student body includes individuals from over 20 countries, so we assure our guidelines and requirements for international applicants are well-defined and up-to-date.
Scholarships are awarded to 90% of our students. Our Office of Financial Aid works with candidates to explore assistance options, loan programs, and Federal Work-Study.