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Pepperdine University

24255 W. Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, CA
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Ranked #5 of 25 Attractions in Malibu
Type: Educational Sites, Cultural
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Edmonton, Canada
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182 reviews 182 reviews
15 attraction reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

During our recent trip, we took a drive down the Pacific Coast Highway to Malibu. Saw the signs to Pepperdine University and turned in to take a drive around. It is absolutely beautiful. It's worth the visit to see it, the views, the grounds and the beautiful university. Those have to be the most in shape students in the country!... More 

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1,593 reviews 1,593 reviews
1,035 attraction reviews
418 helpful votes 418 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Although I rated Pepperdine all fives, I definitely have mixed feelings about it. The campus is beautiful, it has a wonderful and uncrowded law library, and the views are unparalleled. But it is the home to some of the most reactionary and bigoted thinking in Southern California. Appearances are at times deceiving.

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Panama City, Florida
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809 reviews 809 reviews
260 attraction reviews
326 helpful votes 326 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Absolutely amazing views overlooking the Pacific Ocean everywhere on this campus. The campus grounds are also perfectly manicured and beautifully maintained. We stop here when in Malibu to visit the bookstore and pickup gifts for alumni friends and family. I have no idea how anyone graduates and leaves this place. If you're traveling with kids, there is a wonderful park... More 

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Mountain View, California
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289 reviews 289 reviews
70 attraction reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We happened to drive by the campus on September 12th, this year. There were almost 3000 flags, mostly US, but some other countries were represented, arranged in a stunningly beautiful formation, down by the intersection of Malibu Canyon and Pacific Coast Highway. THANK YOU to whoever was responsible - your citizenship, thoughtfulness and care are first rate!

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Los Angeles, California
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64 reviews 64 reviews
26 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Pepperdine University's "Waves of Flags Display" has honored the heroes of 9/11 annually since 2008. The display is comprised of nearly 3,000 flags representing the nationality of each person who died as a result of the 9/11/2001 tragedy. The flags will be displayed until September 22, 2014. This massive and impressive display of flags can be seen across the expansive... More 

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Hidden Hills
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30 reviews 30 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Very good school. Got my MBA there in the Presidential program. Very caring faculty. Still have friends from there after 35 years. One of the most beautiful campuses in the US.

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36 reviews 36 reviews
13 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Wanted to get my son a Pepperdine shirt (he's in high school and that's his new "business trip" gift). Was worried I couldn't get into campus because of security but no issue. Nice bookstore and good sales.

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Delray Beach, Florida
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64 reviews 64 reviews
19 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We turned into this campus, not sure what to expect. The views from the top were amazing! The athletic facilities were most impressive. Cannot imagine how one can study here without total distraction! Nice place to stop and visit.

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Lake tahoe
18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Pepperdine is a landmark. It is absolutely gorgeous. So peaceful there looking out at the ocean below and seeing all the rolling green hills. The deer come out on the hills and it is a surreal experience. If you've never been, you should go.

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55 reviews 55 reviews
5 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

How could you possibly study with such beautiful views to take your mind off studying. A wonderful campus, worth a visit...

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