Pepperdine At a Glance
Invest in what matters
Pepperdine University has top-ranked programs for graduate and undergraduate studies, with separate schools dedicated to business, education and psychology, law, liberal arts, and public policy. Over 84% of our students get hands-on experience through student employment, student teaching, and internships.
Study in a beautiful place...
Our stunning 830-acre Malibu campus is located 35 miles northwest of Los Angeles. We also have five graduate campuses across Southern California.
...or find the location that most inspires you
Pepperdine has six permanent international campuses, and additional study and internship programs on six continents.
Get in on the action
Pepperdine's NCAA athletic program comprises eight men's and nine women's Division I teams, 13 national championships, and 12 individual championships. Our graduates include 48 Olympians and 6 gold medalists.
Founded in the Church of Christ tradition, Pepperdine University proudly upholds Christian values. We believe these values complement and support the pursuit of knowledge.
..and find spirit in diversity
All faith backgrounds are encouraged to explore their spirit at Pepperdine.
Make an impact
It's part of our University mission to help you help others. Our Volunteer Center enables students at every level to affect change on a local, national, and global level.
The Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts on our Malibu campus includes four facilities – three theatres and the Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art.
Join in our commitment
As a result of our commitment to sustainability, The Princeton Review recognizes Pepperdine on its list of Green Colleges.
- 500+ acres of the Malibu campus are preserved in a native state
- Sustainable Commute provides incentives for carpooling and mass transit
- Green building emphasizes energy efficiency, reduced topographical grading, and optimal solar orientation
Advance in good company
Our alumni network has 32 chapters and affinity programs in the U.S. and abroad.