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Tuition and Financial Aid

BSM Financial Aid

Bachelor of Science in Management

An Investment for Your Future

Earning your bachelor's degree is one of the most important investments you will make in your lifetime — it is an investment in yourself. The Graziadio School is dedicated to helping you explore, understand, and access ways to finance your education.

We'll guide you through the financial aid process to help you meet your deadlines and your educational goals.

Tuition for the Online Bachelor of Science in Management (BSM) is based on a per-unit pricing structure. A total of 60 units are required to graduate. Tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year is $1,265 per unit.

The Online BSM program is designed for completion in two years. Tuition increases are estimated at 4-6% per year. The total cost of tuition for a student who starts in Fall 2017 and completes the program in two years is approximately $75,900.

Total miscellaneous costs (e.g., books, parking, workshop fees) are estimated at $2,360 - $3,780. Actual costs will vary depending on personal program choices, including specific courses and study abroad trips.

We are happy to answer any questions you may have about tuition and any costs associated with your education. Please contact us at (310) 568-5571 or for more information.

Financing Your Degree

Assistance toward tuition is available to Pepperdine Graziadio students in a variety of ways. Scholarships, endowments, and an outstanding veterans' benefits program all help to make your degree completion affordable.

Financial Aid

There are three main types of financial aid:

  1. Federal Direct Stafford loans
  2. The Federal Direct Graduate PLUS loan
  3. Alternative educational loans

To begin the financial aid application process, submit your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the appropriate academic year.

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Merit-based Scholarships

The Graziadio School offers merit-based scholarships to qualified candidates. We award merit scholarships based on your cumulative GPA, your professional work experience, and your leadership skills. Awards are given at the time of admittance to the program. To see if you qualify, contact us at

Endowed scholarships

The Graziadio School offers a number of special scholarships for students meeting specific scholarship criteria. Awards are made annually according to established requirements and amounts may vary based on the availability of funds.

See a list of Endowed Scholarships

Company Reimbursement

Many companies offer full or partial tuition reimbursement for their employees. Check with your human resources department to determine what kind of education benefits are available. The University will allow a deferral of payment for students receiving tuition reimbursement from their employers and not receiving financial aid.

Payment Plans

The Graziadio School offers payment plans for your convenience. There are three per-semester options to consider:

  • simple payment
  • two payment
  • three payment

Veterans' Benefits

Pepperdine University participates in the Yellow Ribbon Program and assists students who have VA benefits. For more information regarding the GI Bill, post 9/11 benefits, the Yellow Ribbon Program, and other VA benefits, see our Veterans' Benefits page.

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Financial Assistance at Pepperdine Graziadio

Prospective Students

Prospective students with questions about tuition, financial aid or program costs are welcome to contact a pre-admission representative at (310) 568-5571 or

Returning Students

Students already admitted or enrolled at the Graziadio School with questions about financing should contact the Financial Aid Office directly.

Veterans Pepperdine

How We Honor Service

At Pepperdine Graziadio, we are among a select group of schools participating in the Ahmanson Veteran Scholarship Initiative (AVSI) and are active participants in the Yellow Ribbon G.I. Education Enhancement Program. We proudly offer unlimited tuition support to Yellow Ribbon-eligible students.

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