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Full-Time MBA Programs

Program Overview

School: Graziadio Business School
Cost: $25,470 per term*
Units: 55 units
Terms: 12-20 Months
Location(s): Malibu
Accreditation: AACSB, WSCUC
  • Fall 2020 Deadlines
  • Priority: November 15, 2019
  • Standard: February 15, 2020
  • Final: May 1, 2020
  • Classes Begin: August 31, 2020
*Cost of tuition is in effect for the 2019-2020 academic year and is subject to change at the University's discretion.

Earn Your Full-Time MBA Degree at Graziadio Business School

Our Full-Time MBA is designed for aspiring leaders seeking to harness energy and entrepreneurial spirit to impact the business world. From our iconic Malibu campus, you have options to earn your MBA in 12, 15, or 20-months. You can enhance your education with a certificate in Social, Environmentally, and Ethically Responsible (SEER) Business Strategy. You can also explore the global business community with our robust study abroad options.

Students have the option to earn an MBA tailored to specific concentrations in a hands-on, collaborative environment. This comes with the focus on industry-specific leadership strategies to overcome complex business challenges. For our students, success is beyond scoring the corner office. It is about cultivating a worldview that makes for better business, better communities, and better leaders.

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Quick Facts

  • 1 yrOption
  • 7Concentrations
  • 3Joint Degrees
  • MalibuCampus Location


Sarah Weaver

When I talked to Pepperdine it was very much, we want to help you. We want to work with you and make you all that you can be and you're part of this family, you're part of this cohort, or this group and I really liked that.

Full-Time MBA Alumna


Do you offer a GMAT waiver to qualified applicants?

To be eligible for an exemption from our 12-Month Full-Time MBA GMAT requirement, candidates must have a minimum of three years full-time professional work experience post undergraduate degree in a management-level position. To meet this condition, the work experience must substantiate a high level of quantitative and analytical skills.

Required In addition to the work experience requirement, you must have an undergraduate degree in business from an accredited university and a 3.0 GPA. Please note that GMAT waivers are only applicable to those applying to the accelerated 12-Month MBA program. Those applying to other Full-Time MBA programs at the Graziadio School are not eligible for the waiver, regardless of work and educational background.

How many years of work experience is required for admission?

One year of professional work experience is required for admission. However, three years of work experience is required for the 12 month accelerated MBA program. No work experience is required for the 5 Year BS/MBA program. Contact us to learn more about our admission requirements.

What types of scholarships does the Graziadio School offer?

We offer merit and endowed scholarships for qualified individuals who have been admitted to our program.

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What study abroad opportunities are available to students?

Pepperdine Graziadio partners with more than 40 top-ranked universities in 25 countries, across five continents, to provide unparalleled access to study abroad options and global business opportunities. Our multi-week or trimester-long study abroad experiences allow you to enhance your MBA at one of our prestigious partner universities. You will engage with dynamic global companies to explore the interconnections of 21-century commerce and the international marketplace.

The 20-month International MBA program combines classroom instruction in Malibu with experiential learning at one of our partner universities in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, or Latin America. Through rigorous MBA course work, international electives, two study abroad trips, and a globally focused internship, you’ll graduate uniquely prepared to succeed in today’s interconnected global economy.

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What types of fees are required?

Below is a list of estimated fees for full-time students:

  • Application for admission - $150
  • Enrollment fee - $1,000
  • Business Society activity fee (per trimester) - $40
  • Books and supplies - $1,000 (per trimester, approximate)
  • Annual student health insurance (optional) - $3,535.20 (2015-2016 Academic Year) and $3,779.61 (2016-2017 Academic Year)
  • On-campus graduate housing (optional) - $6,900 (per trimester, approximate)

Contact Us

Full-Time Programs
Pepperdine University
Graziadio Business School
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263