1937
Malibu, CA

School Details

Preparing students for lives filled with purpose, service, and leadership is the heart of Pepperdine University’s mission. A private Christian university located in Malibu, California, Pepperdine offers a wide range of degree options in schools of business, education, psychology, law, liberal arts, and public policy

Pepperdine was founded with Church of Christ principles and still upholds Christian values. Students are encouraged to explore and grow in their individual faith. 

Online degrees are available for many graduate programs. Courses are flexible and convenient, while featuring the same academically solid curriculum as on-campus courses. Students will complete meaningful projects and field work in addition to synchronous and asynchronous classes. 

Pepperdine University by the numbers:

  • 5 graduate and undergraduate schools
  • 82 degree programs
  • 13:1 student-teacher ratio
  • 7 permanent campuses around the world
  • 1,500 alumni offer student mentoring each year

Accreditation & Licensing

Pepperdine University is accredited by:

WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)

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