Pepperdine University


Purpose • Service • Leadership

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. Consistently ranked as one of the most beautiful places to study, Pepperdine is where you're inspired to learn as you learn to inspire.

Pepperdine At a Glance

Schools of Pepperdine

Seaver College

Seaver College

Undergraduate college of letters, arts, and sciences

School of Law

School of Law

Graduate legal education within a values-centered context

Graziadio School of Business and Management

Graziadio School of Business and Management

Full- and part-time graduate business programs

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Graduate School of Education and Psychology

Master's and doctoral programs in education and psychology

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School of Public Policy

Graduate program offering a master of public policy degree

Pepperdine Malibu Campus

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Chancellor Emeritus Charles B. Runnels

Pepperdine University Mourns the Loss of Chancellor Emeritus Charles B. Runnels

Charles B. Runnels, chancellor emeritus of Pepperdine University, passed away on October 25, 2016. He was 91.

Runnels was first introduced to Pepperdine in 1967 to help search for a new campus for George Pepperdine College—joining the site selection committee that ultimately chose a Pacific panorama from 40 possible venues. The two-year assignment turned into a permanent calling, and Runnels became an integral part of the construction plans of the new campus in Malibu.

Read more about Charles B. Runnels' impact at Pepperdine

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