Celebrating 75 Years



On September 21, 1937 George Pepperdine College opened it doors in south Los Angeles, welcoming 167 students and 22 faculty to a brand new school. Today Pepperdine University spans the globe, with more than 370 faculty and 7,600 students enrolled in five schools at 13 campuses. In its 75-year history, Pepperdine has seen successes and failures, miracles and tragedies, all on its remarkable journey of strengthening lives for purpose, service, and leadership.