Occidental College

Address:
1600 Campus Rd, Los Angeles, CA 90041-3392
Phone:
323-259-2500
Website:
http://www.oxy.edu
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About Occidental College

Occidental College is classified as a baccalaureate college with an arts and sciences focus. At least 10 percent of all undergraduate degrees awarded are bachelor’s degrees. This small four-year college has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 1,000 to 2,999 degree-seeking students. At least 80% of students are enrolled full time, and half of these students reside on campus. This institution awards 80% of its bachelor’s degrees in the arts and sciences fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards master’s degrees in arts and sciences and professional fields. The majority of graduate degrees are awarded within the education field. According to data for fall enrollment, at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Transfer students make up fewer than 20% of entering undergraduates. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution. Over 90% of the student body are enrolled as undergraduates.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate1,972
 Graduate17
 Total1,989
GenderFemale56%
 Male44%
Student Age% Under 2599%
 % 25 and Over1%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time99%
 % Part-time1%
Race/Ethnicity% White59.5%
 % Black5.6%
 % Asian15.9%
 % Latino13.3%
 % Native American1.2%
 % Race Unknown2.7%
 % International student2%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareYes
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus settingCity
Intitution typePrivate
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyPerforming Arts
Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
Distance Learning Available
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal5,882
 % Admitted42%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled23%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRecommended
 College Prep CoursesRequired
 Letter of RecommendationRequired
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT69%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT31%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800690 / 800
 SAT Writing600 / 800690 / 800
 SAT Math600 / 800690 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite27 / 3631 / 36
 ACT English28 / 3633
 ACT Writing / 12 / 12
 ACT Math25 / 3630 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$60
 Graduate Application Fee$60
 In-State Tuition & Fees$40,939
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$40,939
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid78%
 % Undergraduates with Loans57%
 % Undergraduates with Grants73%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,116
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$11,360
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,276
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$0
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$0

Neighborhood Data for the Los Angeles Area

Median Age33.9
Median Household Income$50,028
Total Population3,782,544
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total49.7% 50.3%
 Age 0-951.7%48.3%
 Age 10-1750.7%49.3%
 Age 18-2450.4%49.6%
 Age 25-2951.7%48.3%
 Age 30-3951.7%48.3%
 40+48.4%51.6%
Race/Ethnicity% White51.9%
 % Black9.6%
 % Asian11.4%
 % Latino48.1%
 % Native American0.5%
 % Pacific Islander0.2%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.8%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals per week can vary
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$11,360
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$1,013
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50014.6%8.4%2.6%
 $500 to $74928.6%12.0%0.0%
 $750 to $99932.3%29.5%13.9%
 Over $100024.6%50.1%77.2%
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