EIN 95-1644037

Pepperdine University

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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.
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Program areas at Pepperdine University

Student services, including scholarships to enrolled students - there are many auxiliary services offered to the students to promote their intellectual, emotional, and spiritual development. Pepperdine University maintains multiple dining and housing facilities, a bookstore, banking services, parking facilities located all over campus, transportation services, recreational fields, and mail services. In addition to these facilities and services, Pepperdine offers approximately 88% of its total student body financial aid in the form of various scholarships, grants, and loans.
Academic support - Pepperdine University equips students with academic support to ensure students reach their educational goals. University services such as the library, tech central, Pepperdine counseling center, the health center, and one stop, which is the primary academic advising center, assist in the well-being and academic progress of the University's students.
Instruction and research - Pepperdine University is a top christian institution for higher education, and serves approximately 3,700 undergraduate students and 6,700 graduate students. In addition to the University's campuses in California, Pepperdine University maintains several student learning programs in locations such as europe, south america, and Washington d.c. Notably, Pepperdine University purchased chateau d'hauteville in fy20. The University plans to transition its lausanne, switzerland international program to the chateau in fy23. See schedule o.
Public service - the University offers numerous services to the general public, including art exhibits, concerts, productions, and other public benefit activities.

Grants made by Pepperdine University

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Wave ServicesSupport$908,377

Who funds Pepperdine University

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Blanche Ebert Seaver Trust for Frank R Seaver CollegeGeneral Support$8,330,121
Wave ServicesInstitutional Support$6,813,719
W. M. Keck FoundationTo Support the Keck Data Science Center and Inititative.$2,500,000
...and 146 more grants received totalling $30,207,130

Personnel at Pepperdine University

James GashPresident and Chief Executive Officer$586,932
Rick GibsonSV Chancellor$158,078
Samuel HinkleSV Chancellor / Senior Vice President for Advancement and Chief Financial Officer / Senior Vice President Advancement and Public Aff / Senior Vice President for Advancement$272,140
Sara Young JacksonChancellor$396,012
Phil PhillipsSenior Vice President for Administration and Chief Operating Officer$287,770
...and 35 more key personnel

Financials for Pepperdine University

RevenuesFYE 07/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$71,538,193
Program services$551,506,131
Investment income and dividends$27,415,793
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$718,617
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$59,752,036
Net income from fundraising events$-512,950
Net income from gaming activities$238
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$8,662,901
Total revenues$719,080,959

Form 990s for Pepperdine University

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-072023-06-13990View PDF
2021-072022-06-14990View PDF
2020-072021-06-14990View PDF
2019-072021-01-21990View PDF
2018-072019-09-14990View PDF
...and 8 more Form 990s

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Data update history
May 18, 2024
Received grants
Identified 3 new grant, including a grant for $35,000 from American Legion Auxiliary - 283 Palisades
February 3, 2024
Received grants
Identified 60 new grant, including a grant for $8,330,121 from Blanche Ebert Seaver Trust for Frank R Seaver College
November 26, 2023
Received grants
Identified 16 new grant, including a grant for $155,188 from Dee Anna and Hubie Smith Family Foundation
August 20, 2023
Received grants
Identified 119 new grant, including a grant for $8,042,612 from Blanche Ebert Seaver Trust for Frank R Seaver College
August 19, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2021
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ChristianReligiousOperates donor advised fundsLobbyingFundraising eventsOperates internationallyNational levelReceives government fundingEndowed supportProvides scholarshipsGala fundraisersFundraising races, competitions, and tournamentsTax deductible donations
General information
24255 Pacific Coast Hwy
Malibu, CA 90263
Metro area
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA
Los Angeles County, CA
Website URL
(310) 506-4000
Facebook page
Twitter profile
IRS details
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
B43: University or Technological Institute
NAICS code, primary
611310: Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
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