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Welcome to Pepperdine

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.

COVID-19 Planning and Preparedness

Pepperdine University is closely monitoring developments for COVID-19. Learn more about the University's response plans to keep our campus communities safe.

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Pepperdine offers rigorous programs, valuable resources, and countless opportunities that will enable you to pursue your desired course of study.


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Jay Brewster Named Provost and Chief Academic Officer of Pepperdine University

After a rigorous nationwide search, President Gash has named Jay Brewster, professor of biology and divisional dean of the Natural Science Division at Seaver College, provost and chief academic officer of Pepperdine University. Brewster, who has served at Pepperdine for 24 years in various capacities, will begin his new role on August 1, 2021.

Pepperdine's Commitment to an Inclusive Environment

Pepperdine University does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of any status or condition protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.