#484 Overall Influence #903 Desirability Rank

Pepperdine University

Private university near Malibu, California, USA

From Wikipedia

Pepperdine University is a private research university affiliated with the Churches of Christ whose main campus is located near Malibu, California. Founded by entrepreneur George Pepperdine in South Los Angeles in 1937, the school expanded to Malibu in 1972. Courses are now taught at a main Malibu campus, six graduate campuses in Southern California, a center in Washington, D.C., and international campuses in Buenos Aires, Argentina; London, United Kingdom; Heidelberg, Germany; Florence, Italy; and Lausanne, Switzerland.

Source: Wikipedia

Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

11,768

Acceptance

42%

Graduation Rate

89%

Median SAT Score

1340

Median ACT Score

29

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$57,750

Fees (in-state)

$252

IncomeAverage Net Cost
0 - 30K$31,185
30K - 48K$29,593
48K - 75K$31,918
75K - 110K$33,611
110K+$45,561

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$77,600

Employed

89%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

9K

Under-Grads

4K

Graduates

5K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

24255 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu CA 90263

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

31 per 100K

Violent Crime

3 per 100K

What is Pepperdine University known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#177 World Rank
Business
#134 World Rank
Psychology
#172 World Rank
Political Science
#205 World Rank
Law
#294 World Rank
Education
#566 World Rank
Literature
#450 World Rank
Philosophy
#406 World Rank
History
#339 World Rank
Communications
#375 World Rank
Religious Studies
#516 World Rank
Economics
#970 World Rank
Mathematics
#1744 World Rank
Biology
#1432 World Rank
Physics
#798 World Rank
Sociology
#2684 World Rank
Chemistry

Other areas of influence

#190 World Rank
Social Work
#340 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#751 World Rank
Medical
#941 World Rank
Engineering
#965 World Rank
Computer Science
#968 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#1011 World Rank
Nursing
#1681 World Rank
Anthropology

Influential People

Who are Pepperdine University's Most influential alumni?

Pepperdine University 's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Psychology, Political Science, and Business

Rebecca Zanetti

Rebecca Zanetti

American author

Adam Housley

American journalist

Brandy Norwood

Brandy Norwood

American singer and actress

Chace Crawford

Chace Crawford

American actor

Rod Blagojevich

Former Governor of Illinois

Richard Carlson

Richard Carlson

Author, psychotherapist and motivational speaker

Reuven Bar-On

Reuven Bar-On

American psychologist

Tamera Mowry

American actress and television personality

Tia Mowry

Tia Mowry

American actress

Jessica Gottlieb

American blogger

Louise Linton

Louise Linton

Scottish actress

Matt Fong

30th California State Treasurer