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Success After Seaver: Class of 2020

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Seaver College is committed to tracking the successes of our graduates. Our data collection is guided by the procedures outlined by the National Association of Colleges and Employers and is collected six months after graduation. This data is often called graduation outcomes or career outcomes. Students who are employed full or part time, volunteering full time, in graduate school or serving in the military are considered to have a recognized professional outcome. We have information on 82% of the graduating class, also known as a 82% knowledge rate.

 

83%

employed, in grad school, volunteering full time, in the military

90%

grad school acceptance rate

 

What 2020 Grads are Doing

The 2020 Seaver College graduating class consisted of 797 students. Of the 83% who are settled at six months after graduation, 56% are employed, 26% have been admitted to graduate school and 1% are either in the military or volunteering full time with organizations such as the Peace Corps or Fulbright.

  56% Employed
  26% Grad School Admitted
  1% Full-Time Service or Military

Employers Who Hired Recent Grads

Amazon
Brown + Dutch PR
Calvary Church
Deloitte
Ernst & Young
Essence
Fulbright
NBCUniversal
Oaks Christian School
PennyMac
Pepperdine University
PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)
Rental House Productions
Teach for America
Vivid Candi
The Walt Disney Company

2020 Industry Breakdown

Fifty-six percent of the graduating class of 2020 have joined the workforce. The majority of those employed work at a for-profit company while 7% work in the non-profit or government sector and 1% are entrepreneurs.

91%

For-Profit

7%

Non-Profit and Government

1%

Entrepreneur

Graduate School Breakdown

Twenty-six percent of the 2020 class chose to continue their education in a graduate program. Of those seeking admittance to grad school, 90% received admission. The top three areas of study were in arts and sciences, law, and business.

graduate school breakdown pie graph image


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    Arts & Sciences (35%)
  •  
    Business (12%)
  •  
    Medicine (11%)
  •  
    Law (19%)
  •  
    Therapy (10%)
  •  
    Public Policy (7%)
  •  
    Education (5%)

Testimonials

Elizabeth Chung's headshot

The skills that Pepperdine equipped me with go beyond what is taught in the classroom. My Pepperdine education not only gave me the technical skills I need for the day-to-day, but also shaped me to become a stronger communicator and a servant-leader. In my role, I work with executives from global nonprofits to strategize and execute their organization's communications goals. My days are filled with driving regional and national media campaigns and helping clients navigate crises and emerge as thought leaders in their industries. For every brief moment I take to celebrate an accomplishment, I’m constantly challenging myself to keep growing and to become a better leader, communicator, and friend.

Account Executive, Pinkston

Student walking outside at Pepperdine career fair

The Pepperdine Network


123,840 Alumni


35k Jobs


23k Employers Posting


  • 10k Internships
  • 5k Mentors
  • 245 On-campus Jobs
  • 123 Employers on campus
  • 25 Alumni Affinity Groups

 

Where Grads Work and Study

United States

  • New York City
  • Washington DC
  • San Francisco
  • Seattle
  • San Diego
  • Los Angeles
  • Denver
  • Orange County
  • Atlanta
  • Chicago
  • Boston
  • Dallas
  • South Bend, Indiana
  • Waco, Texas
  • Nashville
  • Houston
  • Austin
  • Las Vegas
  • San Antonio
  • Philadelphia

Illustrated map with location pins showing where graduates work across the United States

International

  • London
  • Hong Kong
  • Seoul
  • Sydney
  • Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Madrid