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 between professor and student is on a more equal level than most schools.
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Oxy is a close community of students who are academically driven, but enjoy spending time with their friends in the sun. The weather is great, the people are even better, and you'll find classes and professors here that speak to you. You'll be treated well and will be given the tools you need to succeed.» Read More
The environment is strongly liberal and a little too stringent when it comes to political correctness. That being said, it is also a very supportive environment in which individuals like myself can push themselves to become who they want to be. This is a school that cares about diversity, the environment, and equality.» Read More
The campus seemed really nice and cozy. I've heard that having a car is sort of a necessity if you want to get places easily, since it is in downtown LA. Its Urban and Environmental Policy major is pretty interdisciplinary and unique.» Read More
Its very pretty and modern, newly renovated, up to date school. Councilors are not very helpful with picking out classes. Mostly everything is done online and notifications are always prompt on what needs to be done next.» Read More
Occidental immediately impresses due to its cleanliness, attractive grounds, and the friendliness of everyone I met. While the classroom I viewed seemed old-fashioned, they are currently undergoing construction to create new buildings,etc. I am excited to attend Occidental due to its urban location, the attention they have given me so far, its potential future opportunities, and Oxy's involvement with the surrounding metropolitan area.» Read More