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Admission Requirements

5 Year BS/MBA Program

The Graziadio School seeks students with excellent academic and career potential — highly motivated self-starters who thrive on challenge. We carefully select each new class to represent diverse academic, cultural, and professional backgrounds. The admission committee evaluates each candidate's overall credentials, leadership qualities, academic performance, and extracurricular activities. To be considered eligible for admission to the 5 Year BS/MBA program, a student must have an undergraduate degree from Seaver College and completed the prerequisite courses (with an acceptable grade point average) from Seaver College at Pepperdine University, outlined by the Seaver College Business Division.

Apply for Admission

Complete Application for Admission

Complete and submit the application form to the Graziadio Office of Admission. The application fee is waived for 5 Year BS/MBA candidates.

Submit essay and resume

The application, approval form, essay and resume should be emailed in PDF format to GSBM.Admission@pepperdine.edu. The application for the 5-year BS/MBA program must be complete before it is submitted. 

Provide official transcripts

You must provide an official transcript from any colleges or universities attended other than Pepperdine. Please have the school's registrar mail your transcript directly to the Graziadio School Admission Office. International students should provide translated copies of their transcripts.

Mailing Address:

Graziadio School Admission Office
Pepperdine University
6100 Center Drive, Suite 400
Los Angeles, CA 90045

Submit 5-Year BS/MBA approval form

You must have the approval form completed by an administrator from the Seaver Business Administration Division Office and included in your application packet.

Standardized exam

The GMAT/GRE is no longer required, but candidates may submit a score if desired.

Program Admission Information

  • Letters of recommendation are not required for the application.
  • The International Student Data form and financial support documents are not required at the time of application.
  • Use one e-mail throughout the application process and all correspondence in order to ensure proper processing by Admissions. Be aware that @163.com and @126.com addresses often have difficulty receiving emails from Pepperdine.

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Office of Admission

Pepperdine University
Graziadio Business School
6100 Center Drive, Suite 400
Los Angeles, CA 90045

(310) 568-5535