US varsity plans to set up campus in AP

Our Bureau Hyderabad | Updated on February 02, 2011

The Pepperdine University of California, one of the leading US varsities, has come up with a proposal to set up educational facilities in a large campus in Andhra Pradesh.

A nine-member delegation from the University led by Dr Timothy M. Chester met the Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister, Mr N. Kiran Kumar Reddy, at Camp Office today along with the Minister for Information Technology, Mr Ponnala Lakshmaiah.

The Pepperdine University proposes to establish its campus in a 500-600 acre site on the Nalgonda-Warangal route in the State. The university has indicated at potential to invest about Rs 1,000 crore with an intake of 3,000 students. The university also proposes exchange programmes between universities in Andhra Pradesh and Pepperdine particularly in law and engineering, a statement from the Chief Minister's Office said.

The Pepperdine University of California is located in a 830 acre-campus overlooking Pacific Ocean in Malibu. Courses are taught in Malibu, at four graduate campuses Southern California, permanent programme facilities in Washington DC and at international campuses in Germany, England, Italy, Argentina and China.

Published on February 02, 2011

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