Occidental College

#766 / #237
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
#1144
Most Desirable School
Liberal arts college in Los Angeles, California, United States

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About Occidental College

According to Wikipedia, Occidental College is a private liberal arts college in Los Angeles, California. Founded in 1887 as a coeducational college by clergy and members of the Presbyterian Church, it became non-sectarian in 1910. It is one of the oldest liberal arts colleges on the West Coast of the United States.

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Occidental College Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual ApplicationsAcceptanceGraduation RateMedian SAT ScoreMedian ACT Score
6,49538%83%136530

How Much Does Occidental College Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
$58,426
Price by Family Income
IncomeAverage Net Cost
0 - 30K$14,452
30K - 48K$13,475
48K - 75K$18,209
75K - 110K$29,981
110K+$49,854

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

How Much Do Occidental College Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Occidental College, then you can expect to earn an average of $59,400 per year. You also have a 90% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Occidental College's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student BodyUnder-Grads
1,9051,905

Where is Occidental College?

Occidental College is located at 1600 Campus Rd, Los Angeles CA 90041-3392

What Is Occidental College Known For?

Occidental College is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Occidental College's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Occidental College's Most Influential Alumni?

Occidental College's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Social Work, Anthropology, and Law. Here are some of Occidental College's most famous alumni:

Robinson Jeffers
Robinson Jeffers
An American poet.
Adah Almutairi
An American academic.
Barack Obama
Barack Obama
A President of the United States from 2009 to 2017.
Terry Gilliam
Terry Gilliam
An American-born British screenwriter, film director, animator, actor and member of the Monty Python comedy troupe.
Ben Affleck
Ben Affleck
An American film actor, director and screenwriter.
J. P. Mallory
An American archaeologist.
Fred Lawrence Whipple
Fred Lawrence Whipple
An American astronomer.
Mark Dery
Mark Dery
An American journalist.
Charnvit Kasetsiri
A Thai historian.
John Branca
John Branca
An American lawyer.
Lewis Sargentich
Lewis Sargentich
An American law clerk.
U. Alexis Johnson
U. Alexis Johnson
An American diplomat.

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