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Admission Information for International Students

Pepperdine welcomes international students to apply for the Fully Employed MBA program. Requirements for international student admission include:

  1. TOEFL. If your primary language is not English and you have not graduated from a college or university in the United States,you will need a minimum score of 95 on the internet based TOEFL (iBT) for the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). For a test application, write TOEFL, Educational Testing Service, Box 6151, Princeton, NJ, USA 08541-6151, or visit www.toefl.org. Please have your TOEFL score sent to Pepperdine University's Graziadio School (institution code # 4630).
  2. International Student Data (ISD) Form. If you do not hold a permanent resident visa in the United States, you will need to submit the International Student Data (ISD) Form.  If you are attending a school in the United States and wish to transfer your immigration record from that school to Pepperdine upon your admission to Pepperdine, you will need to submit a Certification of Transfer Eligibility (CTE) form.  Both forms can be downloaded at www.pepperdine.edu/internationalstudents/oiss-forms.  Information regarding all necessary visas and other documents, including the Form I-20, the document necessary to obtain the student visa, can be obtained by contacting the Office of International Student Services at oiss@pepperdine.edu or +1-310-506-4246. It is your responsibility to obtain all necessary visas and other documents to begin your studies at Pepperdine.
  3. Transcripts. You must provide a copy of your transcripts, translated into English.

Transcripts and TOEFL scores should be sent to:
Office of Admission
Pepperdine University
Graziadio School of Business and Management
6100 Center Drive, Suite 400
Los Angeles, CA 90045