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U.S. College Road Trip! Episode 42- Pepperdine University

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Pepperdine University is a private Christian university is located in Malibu, California, The campus is situated on 830 acres overlooking the Pacific Ocean and the Pacific Coast Highway. Pepperdine offers 45 majors and 47 minors, and its curriculum emphasizes the broad discovery of all disciplines. The university is frequently named number one in the nation for undergraduate study abroad participation.

I’ll admit that finding notable alumni was challenging, but hey, you might be the one to make Pepperdine famous.

Here are some unique things about Pepperdine:

  • Diversity: Pepperdine embraces students of all cultures, ethnicities, and identities, believing that a broad range of diverse perspectives enriches the quality of their education.

  • Christian Values: Pepperdine is a Christian university committed to the highest standards of academic excellence and Christian values, where students are strengthened for lives of purpose, service, and leadership.

  • World-Class Facilities and Instructors: Pepperdine provides students with world-class facilities, instructors, and experiences.

  • Study Abroad Opportunities: Pepperdine is frequently named number one in the nation for undergraduate study abroad participation, providing students with opportunities to develop as global leaders through rigorous curriculum, faculty mentorship, internship experiences, and tailored research opportunities.

  • Location: Pepperdine is known for its stunning location, situated on an 830-acre campus overlooking the Pacific Ocean.

  • New Student Orientation: Pepperdine has a welcoming New Student Orientation, with activities created to help break the ice and make students feel at home.

For the Class of 2025, there were 11,855 applications for admission into Pepperdine, and ultimately, 6,249 individuals or 53% of that group were accepted and 3,712 enrolled. Pepperdine is test-optional, meaning that applicants are not required to submit SAT or ACT scores. Students that get into Pepperdine have an average SAT score between 1260-1440 or an average ACT score of 25-30.

Here’s the link for admissions to learn more.

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