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World Waves Program

About the Program

The World Waves Program brings together a select group of international students for a weekly one-unit course and activities throughout the semester that promote intercultural exchange and success at Pepperdine. The World Waves program will resume when Pepperdine returns to in-person instruction in Malibu.

Apply to the Program


Priority Deadline
June 15

Regular Deadline
August 1

Program Details 

  • Enrollment in HUM 295, "Enriching the International Experience"
  • Interactions with campus leaders
  • Mentoring from a Pepperdine faculty member
  • Off-campus excursions
  • Half-day retreat for deeper dialogue and intercultural learning
  • Specialized academic success workshops led by the Student Success Center
  • Opportunity to connect with students from all over the world
  • Group networking dinners hosted in homes of local families

Contact Us

Have questions about the World Waves Program? Contact the Student Success Center