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Occidental College overview
Location Los Angeles, California
Online oxy.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Occidental College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Religious Affiliation Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Los Angeles, California, Occidental College is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 6,775 prospective students applied, and 2,831 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 564 enrolled in the school.  1,952 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 20 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $54,090 plus fees of $596. Oxy is ranked 76 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
Occidental College overview
SAT 1340/1480
ACT 27/32
GPA 3.6
Applications Accepted
Occidental College overview
Applications Due Jan 10, 2020
Applicant Competition Average

Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Occidental College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,220
Other Fees$596
Room and Board $15,496
Budget for Other Expenses$2,730
Total One Year Cost$74,132


Average Salary After 10 Years
$56,600 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
83% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Occidental College students
Subject Percent of Class
Social Sciences 32%
Visual and Performing Arts 10%
Psychology 9%
Biology 7%
Foreign Languages 6%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=120254 IPEDS survey data for Occidental College.