Pepperdine Graziadio Business School Ranking Soars

Pepperdine University

The Pepperdine Graziadio School of Business and Management’s U.S. News & World Report ranking for its MBA programs this week jumped nearly 20 spots in the annual score card.

The full-time MBA program climbed 18 positions to a rank of 65th nationwide, while the part-time MBA program ascended 19 positions to be ranked 29th in the country — one of the top five programs in California.

“Our rankings trajectory reflects our ongoing commitment to continuous innovation, academic excellence and bold, values-centered leadership,” Deryck van Rensburg, dean of the Graziadio School of Business and Management, said in a statement provided to The Malibu Times. “We’re proud to nurture the next generation of global business trailblazers who will become both the ‘best in the world’ and the ‘best for the world.’”