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Tuition and Financial Aid

Part-Time MBA tuition and financial aid

Part-Time MBA

An MBA is one of the greatest investments you will ever make—it’s an investment in yourself. The Graziadio School is dedicated to aligning your education with your budget, guiding you through the available funding and financial aid options to best finance your degree.

Tuition and Costs

Tuition rates are based on a per-unit pricing structure, varying your specific program and preferred schedule. All tuition rates are subject to an annual increase around 3-6%. Pricing adjustments are announced during the spring, taking effect during the following fall term.

Your Part-Time MBA


Units Required to Graduate

52 Units

Time to Complete

2-7 Years

2018-2019 Tuition

$1,770 per unit

Estimated Tuition*


*Fall 2018 Start, 2 Year Completion

We are happy to answer any questions you may have. Please contact us at (310) 568-5571 or ptmba@pepperdine.edu for more information about tuition and costs.

Financing Your Degree

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.

Get Started With FAFSA Now


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 ptmba@pepperdine.edu.

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

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.


Prospective Students

Prospective students with questions about tuition, financial aid or program costs are welcome to contact a preadmission representative at (310) 568-5571 or ptmba@pepperdine.edu.

Returning Students

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