Occidental College

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Occidental College

1600 Campus Rd
Los Angeles
CA
90041-3392

Student Details

The Student Details section provides a numeric overview of the students enrolled at the institution. The data lists the number of total students and breaks down this statistic by gender, full-time vs. part-time students, and student-to-faculty-ratio. With this information, you can determine the school’s size, the availability and popularity of part-time programs compared to full-time programs, and the potential size of classes. This section also discusses the institution’s admissions and retention rate. With this information, you can gain a sense of your own likelihood of obtaining admittance to the institution, as well as how many students typically continue on at the institution after one year.
Total Number of Students 2,023
Number of Men 877
Number of Women 1,146
Percentage Women43%
Percentage Men57 %
Full-time Students 2000
Part-time Students 23
Number of Applicants Not Reported
Number of Admitted Not Reported
Full-time Retention Rate (2015) 93%
Student-to-faculty Ratio 10 to 1

Tuition + Costs*

The Cost section provides an overview of how much it will cost to attend the institution for the full academic year. The section discusses the average annual cost of tuition, books and supplies, room and board, and extra expenses and fees. With this information, you can estimate how much it may cost you to attend the institution yourself.
yesTuition payment plan
In-state Tuition $48,690
Books and Supplies $1,244
On Campus Room and Board $13,946
In-state Fees $558
Out of State Tuition $558
Application Fee $60
Estimated Total$65,056

Net Price + Financial Aid*

The Net Price & Federal aid provides an overview of the average amount of financial aid awarded to undergraduate and first-time students enrolled in the institution, as well as the percentage of students that received aid. The types of financial aid that is reported includes scholarship aid, institutional grant aid, federal grant aid, state/local grant aid, Pell grant aid, and federal student loan aid. With this information, you can get a feeling for the types of financial aid that you might receive once you are enrolled in the institution.
Percent of undergraduate students receiving federal, state, local, institutional or other sources of grant aid 69%
Average amount of federal, state, local, institutional or other sources of grant aid dollars received by undergraduate students$31,964
Percent of full-time, first-time undergraduates receiving federal grant aid 21%
Average amount of federal grant aid received by full-time, first-time undergraduates $7,024
Percent of undergraduate students receiving Pell grants 20%
Average amount Pell grant aid received by undergraduate students $4,342
Percent of undergraduate students receiving federal student loans 50%
Average amount of federal student loan aid received by undergraduate students $6,507
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Degrees

The Degrees section provides an overview of the top area of studies that are awarded by the institution and the number of degrees that are awarded at each level. The degree types are classified by the US Department of Education’s CIP code system. With this information, you can begin to determine whether the institution offers the particular area of study and degree level that you would like to pursue.

Degrees Offered

yesBachelor’s Degree
yesMaster’s Degree

Degrees Awarded

Degrees Awarded by CIPCODE

Economics, General57
Political Science and Government, General43
Biology/Biological Sciences, General37
International Relations and Affairs36
Psychology, General34
Sociology29
Kinesiology and Exercise Science29
English Language and Literature/Letters, Other25
Art/Art Studies, General24
Environmental Studies21
Biochemistry21
Spanish Language and Literature21
Physics, General20
History, General18
Cultural Studies/Critical Theory and Analysis13

Degrees Awarded by Level

Bachelor's Degree520

Additional Services

yesAcademic/career counseling service
yesEmployment services for students
yesPlacement services for completers

Sports and Athletics

yesNational Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
yesNCAA or NAIA member for football - Southern California Intercoll Ath Conf
yesNCAA or NAIA member for basketball - Southern California Intercoll Ath Conf
yesNCAA or NAIA member for baseball - Southern California Intercoll Ath Conf
yesNCAA or NAIA member for cross country/track - Southern California Intercoll Ath Conf

Institution’s internet website address http://www.oxy.edu
School Setting City: Large: Territory inside an urbanized area and inside a principal city with population of 250,000 or more.
Geographic RegionFar West AK CA HI NV OR WA
PresidentJonathan Veitch
Name of System, Governing Board or Corporate Structure Institution is NOT part of a system or corporate entity
Opeflag Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Institutional control or affiliationPrivate not-for-profit institution - A private institution in which the individual(s) or agency in control receives no compensation, other than wages, rent, or other expenses for the assumption of risk. These include both independent nonprofit schools and those affiliated with a religious organization.
Dual credit Yes
Calendar system Semester A calendar system that consists of two semesters during the academic year with about 16 weeks for each semester of instruction. There may be an additional summer session.
Admission test scores
Disclaimer
All data has been taken directly from the US Department of Education's IPEDS Data Center and reflects information that was self-reported by the institution for the 2012-2013 IPEDS Survey. Financial aid is only available to those who qualify. Refer to our glossary for additional reference for the information given above.