Occidental College

country rank 414
world rank 1123

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University Overview

Established in 1887, Occidental College is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Los Angeles (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), California. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, Occidental College (Oxy) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Occidental College (Oxy) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 130 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. Oxy also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

University Name(s)

Acronym
Oxy

Founded
1887

Motto
Occidens Proximus Orienti The West is nearest the East

Colours
Orange and black

Mascot
Oswald the Tiger

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University Location

Address
1600 Campus Road
Los Angeles (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
90041-3392 California United States

T +1 (323) 259-2500

F +1 (323) 259-2958

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Degree Levels & Study Areas

uniRank Degree/Study Matrix
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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
UndergraduatePostgraduate
Local studentover 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Int'l studentover 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Admission
Men and Women (coed)

International Students
Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission

Admission Selection
Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades

Admission Rate
Admission Rate 40-50%

Admission Office
1600 Campus Road
Los Angeles 90041
+1 (323) 259 2700
800 825 5262


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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment
Total Enrolment Range 2,000-2,999

Academic Staff
Total Faculty Range 100-199

Control Type
Control Type Private

Entity Type
Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar
Academic Calendar Semesters

Campus Setting
Campus Setting Urban

Religious Affiliation
None

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Facilities and Services

Library
University Library Yes Go to Occidental College's Library

Housing
University Housing and Accommodation Yes

Sport Facilities
University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids
University Financial Aids Yes

Study Abroad
Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes

Distance Learning
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Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
WASC Senior College and University Commission


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • American Chemical Society (ACS)

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Affiliations

  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Academic Structure

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