Pepperdine is a Christian university committed to the highest standards of academic excellence and Christian values, where students are strengthened for lives of purpose, service, and leadership.
Pepperdine University is an independent, private Christian university enrolling more than 7,300 students in its five colleges and schools. We have drawn students from every state of the union and from more than 90 countries worldwide. Pepperdine is considered to be among the nation's finest universities, regarded for its high academic standards, its nationally acclaimed Division I athletics program, and its commitment to serving the needs of each and every Pepperdine student.
Our world-renowned, picturesque Malibu campus is home to our undergraduate school, Seaver College, to our Schools of Law and Public Policy, and to programs of the Graziadio School of Business and Management and the Graduate School of Education and Psychology. Additionally, our graduate campuses, located throughout Southern California, afford convenient access to mid-career adults pursuing bachelor's degrees in business, and advanced degrees in business, education, and psychology.
The pages of this guide will introduce you to each of our schools, our alumni, and our athletics programs; as well as our history, financial data, and some of what makes Pepperdine unique.