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Graduation Statistics

86%

graduate within six years
  • 86% within eight years
  • 82% within four years
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494 Graduates
Occidental College offers bachelors through masters degrees.
Bachelor's Master's

Faculty Overview

439 Faculty
Full Time
  • 256 Instructional
  • 0 Research
  • 0 Public Service
Part Time
  • 183 Instructional
  • 0 Research
  • 0 Public Service

Study Options

Study Abroad Opportunities

This college has programs to study and gain cultural experiences in countries around the world.

Teacher Certification Offered

This college offers teacher certification.

Reviews Academic Rigor
  • Zoë from Simi Valley, CA
  • 5
  • The professors here really care about their students and offer as much help as they can. Doors are almost always open, and since each student receives an advisor, the relationship…

  • May-16-2011 Read More

Programs & Majors

Graduates in 2009/2010 academic year.

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, and Gender Studies Bachelor Master
American/United States Studies/Civilization 3 -
Asian Studies/Civilization 9 -
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, and Gender Studies, Other 15 -
Biological and Biomedical Sciences Bachelor Master
Biochemistry 15 -
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 34 -
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services Bachelor Master
Computer Science - -
Education Bachelor Master
Elementary Education and Teaching - 4
Secondary Education and Teaching - 3
English Language and Literature/Letters Bachelor Master
English Language and Literature/Letters, Other 36 -
Foreign languages, literatures, and Linguistics Bachelor Master
Comparative Literature 1 -
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General 4 -
French Language and Literature 1 -
Spanish Language and Literature 18 -
History Bachelor Master
History, General 28 -
Mathematics and Statistics Bachelor Master
Mathematics, General 6 -
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Bachelor Master
Cognitive Science 5 -
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other - -
Natural Resources and Conservation Bachelor Master
Environmental Studies 25 -
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies Bachelor Master
Kinesiology and Exercise Science 19 -
Philosophy and Religious Studies Bachelor Master
Philosophy 5 -
Religion/Religious Studies 5 -
Physical Sciences Bachelor Master
Chemistry, General 7 -
Geology/Earth Science, General 4 -
Physics, General 9 -
Psychology Bachelor Master
Physiological Psychology/Psychobiology 3 -
Psychology, General 28 -
Social Sciences Bachelor Master
Economics, General 62 -
International Relations and Affairs 43 -
Political Science and Government, General 21 -
Sociology 24 -
Visual and Performing Arts Bachelor Master
Art/Art Studies, General 29 -
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 20 -
Music, General 8 -