Occidental College

country rank  485
world rank  1436

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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 metropolis of Los Angeles (population range of over 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 in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 132 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.

University Identity

Name
Acronym Oxy
Founded 1887
Motto Occidens Proximus Orienti
The West is nearest the East
Colours Orange and black

University Location

Address 1600 Campus Road
Los Angeles (population range: over 5,000,000)
90041-3392 California
United States
T +1 (323) 259-2500
F +1 (323) 259 2958

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type 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

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

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 Not reported

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

WASC Senior College and University Commission


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • American Chemical Society (ACS)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Sunday, 21 April 2019