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Pepperdine University

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Pepperdine University
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Malibu, CA
Established 1937
Students- 7,733
Undergraduates- 3,439
Postgraduates- 4,294
Endowment- 565 million
Mascot- Willy the Wave

Pepperdine University is a private, nonprofit, coeducational research university affiliated with the Churches of Christ. The university's 830-acre (340 ha) campus overlooking the Pacific Ocean in unincorporated Los Angeles County, California, United States, near Malibu is the location for 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. Courses are taught at the main campus, six graduate campuses in southern California, and at international campuses in Germany, England, Italy, China, Switzerland and Argentina. The Ed.D. program in Organizational leadership, (EDOL) has held international courses in China, Argentina, Chile, Belize, Costa Rica, and India.

The 2015 edition of U.S. News & World Report lists Pepperdine as a "more selective" national university and ranks it 54th in this category.