#571 Overall Influence #1144 Desirability Rank

Occidental College

Liberal arts college in Los Angeles, California, United States

From 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.

Source: Wikipedia

Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

6,939

Acceptance

41%

Graduation Rate

84%

Median SAT Score

1390

Median ACT Score

30

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$55,980

Fees (in-state)

$596

IncomeAverage Net Cost
0 - 30K$13,146
30K - 48K$17,662
48K - 75K$19,364
75K - 110K$27,417
110K+$47,265

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$59,400

Employed

90%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

2K

Under-Grads

2K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

1600 Campus Rd, Los Angeles CA 90041-3392

What is Occidental College known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#415 World Rank
Literature
#511 World Rank
Political Science
#435 World Rank
History
#796 World Rank
Biology
#697 World Rank
Philosophy
#828 World Rank
Mathematics
#737 World Rank
Religious Studies
#691 World Rank
Psychology
#817 World Rank
Economics
#1034 World Rank
Physics
#1327 World Rank
Chemistry
#1734 World Rank
Computer Science
#655 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#659 World Rank
Sociology

Other areas of influence

#234 World Rank
Anthropology
#297 World Rank
Communications
#350 World Rank
Law
#516 World Rank
Social Work
#518 World Rank
Education
#721 World Rank
Business
#926 World Rank
Medical
#936 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#1138 World Rank
Engineering
#4228 World Rank
Nursing

Influential People

Who are Occidental College's Most influential alumni?

Occidental College 's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Anthropology, Communications, and Law

John Gabbert

California Court of Appeal justice

Kristina Kvien

Kristina Kvien

American diplomat

Jack Kemp

American football player, quarterback, U.S. Congressman

George Edward Alcorn Jr.

George Edward Alcorn Jr.

American physicist, engineer and inventor

Jake Shears

American singer

David L. Aaron

American diplomat and writer

Craig Ehrlich

American businessman

John Espey

American writer and scholar

Sharon Gaber

Sharon Gaber

American academic

Laura Boykin

Laura Boykin

American computational biologist and botanist

Richard A. Falkenrath

American academic and counter-terrorism expert; Deputy Commissioner of Counter-Terrorism of the New York City Police Department

Kathryn L. Shaw

Economist