A college for every calling

by TOMOYA SHIMURA

Did you know you can earn an M.B.A. from Pepperdine, a Doctor of Pharmacy from Chapman, or a Ph.D. in education from USC – on campuses in Irvine?

In addition to UC Irvine, there are 15 college campuses in the city that is home to one of the most highly educated workforces in America.

Over 70% of Irvine residents hold a bachelor’s degree or higher — ranking No. 1 among U.S. large cities. And over 30% hold a master’s degree or higher — ranking No. 2 among U.S. large cities.

Irvine campuses include some of the top universities in America and offer career advancement for residents – many with families and jobs – close to home.

Campuses include USC’s Rossier School of Education, rated No. 12 by U.S. News & World Report; Pepperdine University’s nationally regarded Graziadio Business School; and Chapman University’s Rinker Health Science Campus, which offers a variety of health-science programs.