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Discover Your Potential

Experience your intellectual, personal, and spiritual growth at Pepperdine, recognized nationally for maintaining the highest standards of excellence in undergraduate and graduate education.

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Explore Schools of Pepperdine

 Lay the foundation to your future at one of Pepperdine's five schools. Each school offers rigorous programs, valuable resources, and countless opportunities that will enable you to pursue your desired course of study.

Programs and Majors


Undergraduate Programs

Choose from over 44 majors and 37 minors between Pepperdine's liberal arts and business programs for undergraduates.

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Graduate Programs

Pepperdine's five schools offer master's, doctoral, MBA, and joint degree programs at various locations throughout Southern California.



Pepperdine chooses faculty for their expertise, as well as their alignment with the University mission. These accomplished mentors include authors and working professionals who bring practical experience to the classroom.



Faculty and students at Pepperdine conduct world-class research across multiple disciplines. Discover an exceptional educational experience that puts students at the center of the institution.



Pepperdine University is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). Our schools for business, education and psychology, law, liberal arts, and public policy have additional accreditations and affiliations with prestigious honor societies.


International Programs

Over half of Seaver College students and hundreds of graduate scholars choose to study abroad with Pepperdine each year. Embark on a life-changing experience designed for intellectual and personal expansion.

Student Resources

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Find the services and resources available to you as you begin or continue your journey as a student at Pepperdine University.

Pepperdine University Libraries

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Academic Calendar

Find specific information about each school's academic calendar.


Academic Catalog

Find comprehensive, school-specific information, including degree programs, course offerings, academic policies, financial information, and more.


Learning Outcomes

Discover the expected learning outcomes that reflect Pepperdine's core commitments and institutional values.

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Centers and Institutes

Explore a well-rounded collection of centers and institutes that support the University mission as they complement and enhance learning and personal growth.

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