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Beautiful, but be prepared for steep climbs

The Pepperdine campus is beautiful, but absolutely nothing is on the same level. Be prepared for... read more

Reviewed December 12, 2018
Rich H
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Fair Oaks, California
Amazing University

No other university has the ambiance that Pepperdine has on its Malibu campus. We stayed at the... read more

Reviewed October 12, 2018
Jim C
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Anaheim, California
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Reviewed December 12, 2018

The Pepperdine campus is beautiful, but absolutely nothing is on the same level. Be prepared for many, many stairs if you want to see the whole University. Unless you're a hill climber, you'll need a car to get from the the main campus to the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed October 12, 2018

No other university has the ambiance that Pepperdine has on its Malibu campus. We stayed at the Graziadio Villa with superb view of the ocean. And, as a university, Pepperdine is #1 in my book for its business school!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 10, 2018

My wife was a sophomore at this campus the first year it opened. She took me here for the first time late on a Friday afternoon in 1978. I was blown away! Driving in on Malibu Canyon Road we stopped & watched a filming of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

Fabulous university snuggled in the hillside overlooking PCH and the Pacific Ocean! Educational experience of a lifetime.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

I've only been here for business purposes, and don't much care for the school's reactionary philosophy, but Lordy Lordy Lordy what fantastic and unobstructed views!

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

This is our second time to visit Pepperdine and my son loves it. The views of the ocean and beach up to the rolling hills. What a magnificent place for a campus.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

If you are in Malibu a drive up to see Pepperdine University is a good excursion. Given the hills, I would not suggest walking through the campus though.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 13, 2018

The school has the best view of any I have been to. But it is the poeple that make the difference. Everyone there is so nice and accomodating, and go out of their way to make sure you know where you are going, etc.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Wade29
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Driving through Pepperdine University on the weekend is an unforgettable experience. A beautiful campus overlooking Malibu and the Pacific Ocean, it's worth driving and parking to take in the vistas as well as the gorgeous campus facilities, particularly the filed house, pool area, and sports...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Andy G
Reviewed June 2, 2018

Remarkable annual September 11 remembrance flag display on the Pepperdine University lawn a thoughtful tribute. Worth a visit!

Date of experience: September 2017
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