Awards and Rankings
The Pepperdine Graziadio Business School is one of the top business schools in the nation and is highly ranked for its academic and student outcomes. We emphasize a rigorous business education, combined with a collaborative, values-centered environment, in order to create an enriching student experience that develops the whole person.
Pepperdine Graziadio School
- Bloomberg Businessweek named Pepperdine University Graziadio among the nation's Best Business Schools.
- Princeton Review named Pepperdine University Graziadio #2 Best MBA Human Resources and #7 Most Competitive Students. Our Online MBA was ranked #15 in the Nation and #2 in California, in addition to being ranked on both the Best Business School 2018 list and the Top 25 Online MBA Programs.
- Forbes ranked Pepperdine among the top 10 Most Entrepreneurial Universities.
- CEO Magazine ranks the Pepperdine Graziadio MBA as Tier One among North American programs.
- The Los Angeles Business Journal ranks the Graziadio School MBA #2 on their annual MBA Programs list for 2017.
- Pitchbook recently ranked the Pepperdine Graziadio School #8 top MBA Unicorn list, #25 top MBA programs producing founders, and #18 top programs
producing female founders
- Military Friendly ranks Pepperdine Graziadio a Military Friendly Gold Award for being a graduate school with exceptional programs and support for our nation’s U.S. military veterans and their families. This award is in addition to being named a Military Friendly® School by Victory Media, a veteran and service-disabled-owned organization.
- U.S. News & World Report ranks Graziadio #65 Best Business School nationwide.
- Bloomberg BusinessWeek ranks the Full-time MBA #84 in the nation.
- Forbes ranks the Full-Time MBA program #65 in the nation for return on investment.
- U.S. News & World Report ranks the Full-Time MBA #65 nationwide.
- U.S. News & World Report ranks the Part-Time MBA #29 nationwide.
- Bloomberg BusinessWeek ranks the Fully Employed MBA at #62 nationally.
- CEO Magazine ranks the Pepperdine Graziadio Executive MBA as Tier One among North American programs and #24 best in the world.
- U.S. News & World Report ranks Pepperdine Graziadio Online MBA #21 in the world and Best Online Programs for Veterans #13 in the world.
- Princeton Review named Pepperdine University Graziadio #15 Best Online MBA in the nation and #2 in California.
- CEO Magazine ranks the Pepperdine Graziadio Online MBA #18 best in the world.