Pepperdine University


Pepperdine University

Pepperdine University


Pepperdine University is an independent, medium-sized university enrolling approximately 7,700 students in five colleges and schools. Seaver College, the School of Law, the Graduate School of Education and Psychology, the Graziadio School of Business and Management, and the School of Public Policy are located on the University’s 830-acre campus overlooking the Pacific Ocean in Malibu. Courses are taught in Malibu, at four graduate campuses in Southern California, permanent program facilities in Washington, D.C., and at international campuses in Germany, England, Italy, Switzerland, Argentina, and China.

Pepperdine University is committed to the highest standards of academic excellence and Christian values, where students are strengthened for lives of purpose, service, and leadership.

The Basics

Settinglocated among several ridges that overlook the Pacific Ocean and the Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu.
School TypeUSA University
TuitionUS$60,000 – $61,000
School Website
StateCalifornia (CA)
Nearest CityMalibu
Year Founded1937
Admission RequirementHK F.6
Academic CalendarFall, Spring, Summer
Level OfferedUndergraduate, graduate programs
EnrollmentApproximately 8,000 students
International Students7%
Student-Teacher Ratio13:1

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Academic Programs

Programs and majors

Through its five distinct schools, Pepperdine offers students a comprehensive undergraduate and graduate curriculum covering a broad spectrum of programs and majors. The following list presents all programs and majors at Pepperdine along with the name of the school where the programs are offered.


Recreation facilities: Drescher Fitness Center, Firestone Fieldhouse, Firestone Fieldhouse Weight Center, Campus Recreation Upper Field, Raleigh Runnels Memorial Pool, Harilela International Tennis Stadium Fitness Studio, Harilela International Tennis Stadium Equipment Shack, Tari Frahm Rokus Field

Center for Entertainment, Media and Culture facilities

Students Life

Student Activities: Convocation/Chapel, Campus Recreation, Intercultural Affairs, Student-led Ministries, Student Organizations, Student Programming Board, Student Programming Board, Volunteer Center etc.

Other Information


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