Occidental College

#54 in Liberal Arts Colleges

  • Private (not-for-profit)4 Years (or High)Los Angeles, CADegree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or aboveMaster's degree1,969 Students45.81 % Acceptance Ratio10:1 Student-Faculty Ratio
    Occidental College is a Private (not-for-profit) (4 Years or High) college located in Los Angeles, California. It has a total enrollment of 1,969 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 10:1. It is a Degree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or above school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Master's degree. The acceptance ratio for undergraduate school is 45.81% last year.
  • Open Admission Policy
    Acceptance Ratio45.81 %
    Admission Yield17.10 %
    Undergraduate Application Fees$65
    Graduate Application Fees$65

    The acceptance ratio is 45.81% last year at Occidental College where total 6,409 students applied and 2,936 were accepted.

  • Amounts
    Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$52,838
    Graduate Tuition & Fees$52,838
    On-Campus Living Costs$17,688

    The tuition & fees at Occidental College, for academic year 2017-2018 is $52,838.

    The living cost including room, board, and other expenses is $17,688 when living on campus.

    Cost of Attendance
  • NCAA Member

    Campus Housing

    Study Abroad

    Career Counseling

    Employment Service

    Placement Service

    On-Campus Daycare


    Occidental College provides various learning opportunities and services for their students.

    It includes NCAA Member, Campus Housing, Study Abroad, Career Counseling, Employment Service, Placement Service, On-Campus Daycare and more.

    Explore campus life and get your opportunities at Occidental College.

    Learning Opportunities & Services

The Numbers Say it All about Occidental College

Key Stats for Occidental College

Costs of Attendance extremely expensive

Occidental College$52,838
All U.S. Colleges$18,355
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges$25,799
4 Years or High Colleges$22,271
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in California$26,966

Admission Chances difficult to get in


Admission Ratio

  • All U.S. Colleges66.99%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges63.95%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges66.20%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in California57.28%

Financial Helps high financial help rate


Financial Aid Rates

  • All U.S. Colleges76.94%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges88.17%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges82.17%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in California77.42%

Student Population small

Occidental College1,969
All U.S. Colleges20,523,036
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges4,211,617
4 Years or High Colleges14,093,854
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in California316,378

Graduation Rates very high completion rate


Graduation Rate

  • All U.S. Colleges47.15%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges53.92%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges48.69%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in California58.84%

Major Programs few programs


Major Programs

  • All U.S. Colleges70
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges88
  • 4 Years or High Colleges109
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in California63

Contact Information & Online Resources


Occidental College 1600 Campus Rd,
Los Angeles, CA 90041-3392
323) 259-2500


Occidental College is accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission (01/01/1949 - Current).
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