Nestled within the Santa Monica Mountains surrounded by vistas of the Pacific Ocean and with the entertainment capital of the world only moments away, Pepperdine University is the ideal setting to harness one's creative potential. The Division of Fine Arts at Pepperdine University in Malibu, California offers excellent training in the disciplines of Studio Art, Art History, Music and Theatre Arts. Pepperdine University is grounded in the context of the Liberal Arts tradition and the Fine Arts Division is led by a renowned group of faculty who are revered in their fields as practicing scholars, artists and teachers.
Our graduates continue to distinguish themselves as evidenced by their successful admission into graduate programs in such institutions as the New England Conservatory of Music, Juilliard School of Music, American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco, National Theatre Conservatory in Denver, Yale University, Claremont Graduate University, and Cal Arts. Many students are currently working as actors, stage managers, professional musicians, professional artists, and educators. Art History graduates have also achieved distinction working in prominent galleries and museums worldwide.
We welcome you to look over the information on our website and explore what the Division of Fine Arts has to offer. You will find the information required in order to apply for and audition for study in the arts should you desire to major in one of the represented fields. You will also find information about other ways of being involved. We encourage you to plan a visit to our campus so that you will be able to learn firsthand what we offer in the arts.