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.
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.
Pepperdine is founded in the Churches of Christ tradition, which has served as the University’s spiritual foundation for more than 75 years. We envision the University as a place where people of all faith backgrounds treat one another with care and respect.