Peer Institutions

Peer institutions are those universities that are comparable to Pepperdine University in one or more characteristics. These characteristics may include mission, size, enrollment, selectivity, or program offerings. While no one institution is a perfect match, peer institutions can be a resource for comparison when examining practices, policies, curriculums, or programs.

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Pepperdine Schools
Peer Schools
Seaver College Graziadio School of Business & Management School of Public Policy Graduate School of Education & Psychology School of Law
Undergraduate Graduate Graduate Graduate Graduate
Baylor University
Private not-for-profit
RU/H
Babson College
Private not-for-profit
Spec/Bus
Luskin School of Public Affairs (UCLA)
Public
RU/VH
Azusa Pacific University
Private not-for-profit
DRU (Psychology)
Baylor University
Private not-for-profit
RU/H
Calvin College
Private not-for-profit
Bac/A&S
DePaul University
Private not-for-profit
DRU
School of Public Policy (UMD)
Public
RU/VH
Chapman University
Private not-for-profit
Master’s L (Psychology)
Loyola Marymount University
Private not-for-profit
Master’s L
Loyola Marymount University
Private not-for-profit
Master’s L
Loyola Marymount University
Private not-for-profit
Master’s L
Sol Price School of Public Policy (USC)
Private not-for-profit
RU/VH
Loyola Marymount University
Private not-for-profit
Master’s L (Ed & Psychology)
Santa Clara University
Private not-for-profit
Master’s L
Macalester College
Private not-for-profit
Bac/A&S
Pace University
Private not-for-profit
DRU
The Bush School of Government & Public Service (Texas A&M)
Public, RU/VH
Rosemead School of Psychology (Biola U.)
Private not-for-profit
DRU (Psychology)
University of San Diego
Private not-for-profit
DRU
Occidental College
Private not-for-profit
Bac/A&S
Northeastern University
Private not-for-profit
RU/H
University of Denver
Private not-for-profit
RU/H (Psychology)
Santa Clara University
Private not-for-profit
Master’s L
University of Denver
Private not-for-profit
RU/H
IT Department University Library
Southern Methodist University
Private not-for-profit
RU/H
Baylor University
Private not-for-profit
RU/H
Baylor University
Private not-for-profit
RU/H

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St. Olaf College
Private not-for-profit
Bac/A&S
Georgetown University
Private not-for-profit
RU/VH
Rice University
Private not-for-profit
RU/VH
University of San Diego
Private not-for-profit
DRU
Loyola Marymount University
Private not-for-profit
Master’s L
University of Notre Dame
Private not-for-profit
RU/VH
Valparaiso University
Private not-for-profit
Master’s L
Santa Clara University
Private not-for-profit
Master’s L
University of San Diego
Private not-for-profit
DRU
Wheaton College
Private not-for-profit
Bac/A&S
Universiy of San Diego
Private not-for-profit
DRU
Wake Forest University
Private not-for-profit
RU/H
 
Pepperdine University Private not-for-profit | DRU
 
CARNEGIE BASIC CLASSIFICATION CATEGORIES
DOCTORATE-GRANTING UNIVERSITIES
RU/VH: Research Universities (very high research activity)
RU/H: Research Universities (high research activity)
DRU: Doctoral/Research Universities
MASTER'S COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES
Master's/L: Master's Colleges and Universities (larger programs)
Master's/M: Master's Colleges and Universities (medium programs)
Master's/S: Master's Colleges and Universities (smaller programs)
BACCALAUREATE COLLEGES
Bac/A&S: Baccalaureate Colleges—Arts & Sciences
Bac/Diverse: Baccalaureate Colleges—Diverse Fields
Bac/Assoc: Baccalaureate/Associate's Colleges
SPECIAL FOCUS INSTITUTIONS
Spec/Faith: Theological seminaries, Bible colleges, and other faith-related institutions
Spec/Medical: Medical schools and medical centers
Spec/Health: Other health profession schools
Spec/Engg: Schools of engineering
Spec/Tech: Other technology-related schools
Spec/Bus: Schools of business and management
Spec/Arts: Schools of art, music, and design
Spec/Law: Schools of law
Spec/Other Other special-focus institutions