About Pepperdine University School of Law
Pepperdine School of Law is known for providing a superior legal education. The School of Law emphasizes professional, ethical, and moral responsibility, embracing the philosophy that professionals can best understand and apply the law when they uphold the highest standards of personal conduct. Our community values diversity and openness, seeking to cultivate a culture of honest dialogue.
Located in Malibu, California, Pepperdine’s campus has been ranked one of the most beautiful in the country by The Princeton Review. Master of Legal Studies students will visit the campus for two multiday residencies during the program.
Ranked among the top 10 best in the nation by The Princeton Review, School of Law faculty are committed to supporting students’ personal and professional growth. They prioritize individual mentoring and counseling to make sure all students, on campus and online, feel supported and have what they need to succeed.
A Focus on Experiential Learning
The School of Law is ranked 5th in the country by National Jurist for practical training. Our programs are designed to provide hands-on legal training that students can translate to the real world. In the online Master of Legal Studies program, students practice their skills through virtual simulations in the online classroom and in-person projects during residencies.