Pepperdine University

#643 / #189
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
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Private university near Malibu, California, USA

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About Pepperdine University

According to Wikipedia, Pepperdine University is a private research university affiliated with 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, four graduate campuses in Southern California, a center in Washington, DC, and international campuses in Buenos Aires, Argentina; London, United Kingdom; Heidelberg, Germany; Florence, Italy; and Lausanne, Switzerland.

Pepperdine University Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual Applications Acceptance Graduation Rate Median SAT Score Median ACT Score
11,768 42% 89% 1340 29

How Much Does Pepperdine University Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
Price by Family Income
Income Average Net Cost
0 - 30K $31,185
30K - 48K $29,593
48K - 75K $31,918
75K - 110K $33,611
110K+ $45,561

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

How Much Do Pepperdine University Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Pepperdine University, then you can expect to earn an average of $77,600 per year. You also have a 89% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Pepperdine University's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student Body Under-Grads Graduates
9,002 4,112 4,890

Where is Pepperdine University?

Pepperdine University is located at 24255 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu CA 90263

How Safe is Pepperdine University?

Malibu has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Pepperdine University Known For?

Pepperdine University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Pepperdine University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Pepperdine University's Most Influential Alumni?

Pepperdine University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Psychology, Social Work, and Business. Here are some of Pepperdine University's most famous alumni:

Molefi Kete Asante
Molefi Kete Asante
An American academic.
Marshall Colt
A Psychologiy and Acting.
Christine Blasey Ford
Christine Blasey Ford
An American research psychologist.
Steven Barnes
An American writer and author.
Neil Clark Warren
A Co-founder of eHarmony.
James Tabor
A Biblical scholar.
Jon McBride
Jon McBride
An American astronaut.
Gail Hopkins
A Baseball player and coach and orthopaedic surgeon.
Benjamin de Rothschild
A Swiss banker, philanthropist .
Michelle Fields
Michelle Fields
An American journalist.
Jeffrey Sprecher
Jeffrey Sprecher
An American businessman.
Anthony Precourt
An American investor and sports executive.

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