Occidental College

1600 Campus Rd, Los Angeles, CA

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Questions and Answers about Occidental College

Mia J.
8 months ago
Does Occidental have a football team?
Ella Q.
9 months ago
Are Occidental College applicants automatically considered for your scholarships?
Zara T.
1 year ago
What is the most important part of a student's application for Occidental College?
Occidental College
We are looking at all parts of the app, but certainly a student's academic preparation is the first thing we look at. We are also hoping to get an idea, through your writing, what type of community member you would be at Oxy.
Zara T.
1 year ago
What is the acceptance rate at your school?
Occidental College
Our acceptance rate is 37%.
Avery F.
1 year ago
What types of research opportunities can undergrad students join?
Occidental College
Many! You can find info about our research opportunities at https://www.oxy.edu/academics/student-research
Suzy M.
1 year ago
Does your school offer majors and programs in STEM?
Occidental College
Yes! You can find a listing of all of our majors, including Bio, Chem, Computer Science, Math and more at https://www.oxy.edu/academics/areas-study
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Majors offered at Occidental College

Biggest majors
International Relations and National Security Studies
Biology, General

Academics at Occidental College

SAT Score Range
Required with application
ACT Score Range
Required with application
Student Faculty Ratio
9 to 1
Somewhat Selective (37% Acceptance Rate)
School type
Non-profit Private 4-year institution

Demographics for Occidental College Students

Ethnicity BreakdownAsianBlackCaucasianHispanicMiddle EasternNative AmericanPacific Islander
Occidental College Students19%16%43%34%3%2%2%
All Bold.org College Students11%21%37%25%2%2%1%
Gender breakdown
Occidental College Students
< 7% Gender nonconforming
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Common careers for Occidental College students

Common Careers and Their Average Annual Salary

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)182k
Attorney / Lawyer100k
Data Scientist89k
Software Engineer89k
Data Analyst66k
Program Manager, Non-Profit Organization54k
Based on 2,156 student responses
56.8kAvg. Early Career Pay
118.8kAvg. Mid-Career Pay
50%in High-Meaning careers
25%in STEM careers

Net price of attending Occidental College

Occidental College financial aid

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