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Success After Seaver: Class of 2021

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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 86% of the graduating class, also known as a 86% knowledge rate.



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


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What 2021 Grads are Doing

The 2021 Seaver College graduating class consisted of 708 students. Of the 86% who are settled at six months after graduation, 66% are employed, 24% have been admitted to graduate school and 2% are either in the military or volunteering full time with organizations such as the Peace Corps or Fulbright.

  66% Employed
  24% Grad School Admitted
  2% Full-Time Service or Military

Employers Who Hired Recent Grads

Brown + Dutch PR
Calvary Church
Ernst & Young
Free People
Oaks Christian School
Pepperdine University
PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)
Rental House Productions
Teach for America
Vivid Candi
The Walt Disney Company

2021 Industry Breakdown

Sixty-six percent of the graduating class of 2021 have joined the workforce. The majority of those employed work at a for-profit company while 9% work in the non-profit or government sector and 2% are entrepreneurs.




Non-Profit and Government



Graduate School Breakdown

Twenty-four percent of the 2021 class chose to continue their education in a graduate program. Of those seeking admittance to grad school, 95% received admission. The top three areas of study were in arts and sciences, law, and medicine.

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    Arts & Sciences (38%)
    Medicine (14%)
    Business (12%)
    Law (18%)
    Therapy (8%)
    Education (6%)
    Public Policy (4%)


Jorge Contreras

My time at Pepperdine tremendously impacted my character and my career. My experience is beyond anything I could’ve imagined, and I am proud to call it my university. During my time in school, I participated in many organizations, some of which include the Wave Pool Investment Club, the Esports team, and the Career Center. Reflecting back on these experiences, I am thankful for the inspiring people I’ve met and the growth in character resulting from life-changing relationships. The Pepperdine culture encourages deep friendship, generosity, and a strong sense of purpose. The principles by which Pepperdine stands by have built a strong foundation for my career and my life. In the post-grad professional world, I frequently find myself leaning on these principles as my support to continuously grow and develop strong character. 

Associate, Capital Group

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


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