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Pepperdine University Caruso School of Law

Pepperdine University Caruso School of Law

Pepperdine University Caruso School of Law


Pepperdine Caruso Law provides a superior legal education in a beautiful location on the Pacific Ocean near Los Angeles, CA. In addition to our degree programs, we offer experiential learning, mentorship, and continuing education to prepare practitioners to bring their best to their work and to the world.

A Supportive Community

Students come together from around the world and the U.S. and find a community marked by a sense of encouragement and support, while at the same time experiencing a rigorous education with hands-on, real-life learning. The

Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution

As mediation, arbitration, and negotiation continue to explode in popularity in litigation and international affairs, Pepperdine's Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution consistently ranks as a top program by U.S. News and World Report.

LLM and Master of Dispute Resolution

Pepperdine's LLM and Master of Dispute Resolution (MDR) programs attract students from across the globe. Students vary from recent graduates to seasoned attorneys and judges who have attended or commuted for the program from China, Korea, Russia, Greece, Moldova, Spain, Pakistan, Jordan, United Kingdom, Germany, Sweden and more.

Pepperdine has attracted scholars from prestigious organizations like Fulbright, Muskie, Organization of the American States and Rotary Foundation.

An Investment in Value

Career counseling is available and you are introduced to an international network of alumni. Our students go on to become leaders in their communities worldwide, resolving disputes, furthering the practice of law, and creating positive change.

Program Admission Requirements

Demonstrate your commitment and readiness to succeed in business school by taking the GMAT exam – the most widely used exam for admissions that measures your critical thinking and reasoning skills.

Download the GMAT mini quiz to get a flavour of the questions you’ll find in the exam.


  • Los Angeles

    Los Angeles, USA