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Types of Financial Aid

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Graduate Students

Merit Scholarships

You're much more than a score, so we not only look at each applicant's cumulative GPA, GMAT, or GRE score but we also take into account your academic achievements, work experience, leadership skills, and other factors that can inform us of your strengths. Awards are given at the time of admittance to the program.

Federal Loans*

No credit check required Requires a credit approval
Six months grace period  
Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loan Federal Direct Grad PLUS Loan
6.08% fixed interest rate for 2019-20 7.08% fixed interest rate for 2019-20
1.059% origination fee (will change every Oct. 1st) 4.236% origination fee (will change every Oct. 1st)
Annual loan limit of $20,500 May borrow up to the cost of attendance minus other financial aid
  • Repayment begins six months after the student graduates or drops below half-time enrollment (below 4 units)
  • Various repayment terms
  • Various repayment options: income-based, income-contingent, pay as you earn
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • No prepayment penalty
  • For detailed information, please visit Federal Student Aid - Loans

*Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident

Private Loans

Students may freely choose to borrow from any lender of your choice. Pepperdine Graziadio Business School does not have any preferred lender arrangements. To review the terms and conditions for private loans offered by some lenders used by Pepperdine Graziadio Business School students, please visit FastChoice.

 


 

Undergraduate Students

Merit Scholarships

Students will be awarded based on GPA. No application needed, will be awarded upon acceptance to the program.

50th Anniversary BS in Management Scholarship

In honor of our 50th anniversary, newly admitted students in 2019-2020 school year will receive $10,000 scholarship, in addition to any merit scholarship you will receive.

Federal Grants (FAFSA required)

Federal Pell Grant Federal SEOG (Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant)
Need-based for undergraduate students Awarded to students with exceptional financial need
Amount varies between $328-$3,098 per term for 2019-20 school year Must be eligible for Pell Grant to qualify

For detailed information, please visit Federal Student Aid–Grants and Scholarships

Cal Grant (FAFSA and GPA Verification required)

Cal Grant A Cal Grant B
Minimum GPA of 3.0 or above Minimum GPA of 2.0 or above
May be eligible for tuition grant up to $4,542 per term May be eligible for tuition grant up to $4,542 per term
  May be eligible for living stipend up to $835 per term
  • FAFSA and GPA Verification Form must be submitted by March 2nd
  • Must maintain at least half-time enrollment
  • For detailed information, please visit California Student Aid Commission

Federal Loans

Interest will not accumulate while attending school for at least half-time (6 units) Interest will accumulate as soon as the fund is disbursed Borrower is parent, not student
No prepayment penalties No prepayment penalties No prepayment penalties
Federal Direct Subsidized Loan Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loan Federal Direct Parent PLUS Loan (Dependent student only)
4.53% fixed interest rate for 2019-20 4.53% fixed interest rate for 2019-20 7.08% fixed interest rate for 2019-20
1.059% origination fee (will change every Oct. 1st) 1.059% origination fee (will change every Oct. 1st) 4.236% origination fee (will change every Oct. 1st)
May be eligible up to $2,750 per term May be eligible up to $1,000 per term for dependent students and $3,500 per term for independent students May borrow up to the cost of attendance minus other financial aid

For detailed information, please visit Federal Student Aid - Loans

Private Loans

Students may freely choose to borrow from any lender of your choice. Pepperdine Graziadio Business School does not have any preferred lender arrangements. To review the terms and conditions for private loans offered by some lenders used by Pepperdine Graziadio Business School students, please visit FastChoice.

 


 

Endowed Scholarships

Pepperdine Graziadio Business School offers a number of special scholarships for students meeting specific scholarship criteria. These awards are made available by gifts from University supporters and alumni as well as from endowed funds. Awards are made annually according to established requirements and amounts may vary based on the availability of funds.

 


 

Outside Scholarships

We encourage students to explore the external scholarships offered by organizations, private sources, employers, religious groups and professional associations. Below are some of the free scholarship search engines as well as external organizations offering scholarship opportunities.

Scholarship Search Engines External Organizations