Set upon California's golden coastline, Graziadio Business School is a leading business education provider. The school was founded in 1969 as a branch of Pepperdine University, Los Angeles.
International students are warmly welcomed at Pepperdine. The student population is made up of international students from more than 80 countries. It is a Christian institution, but students of all faiths and backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
Graziadio Business School aims to produce innovative business professionals who will make a positive change to the community – locally and globally. In the words of the school's dean, Deryck J. van Rensburg, "While many business schools encourage their graduates to be the best in the world, we are committed to developing the next generation of leaders who will be the best for the world."
Full and part-time programs are tailored to student ambitions as well as industry needs, and they include plenty of experience. Faculty members are experts in their field and teach in small classes with collaborative environments.
Graziadio Business School boasts achievements including being named the 10th most entrepreneurial university by Forbes and among the top 65 business schools by U.S. Bloomberg Businessweek. Also the undergraduate business program has been ranked 51st in the US by U.S. News & World Report. Programs hold accreditations by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International, which will help individuals stand out in the graduate job market.
Largely based at the university's Malibu campus, the school spans over six campuses in California in total. The main campus is around 30 minutes drive to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), connecting students to countless destinations worldwide.