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Occidental College Scholarships

1600 Campus Rd Tuition In/Out-State: $48,690 / $48,690 Total Fall Enrollment: 2,102
Los Angeles , CA 90041-3392 Books and Supplies: $1,244 Applicants Admitted: 42%
(323) 259-2500 On-campus Room and Board: $13,946 Receiving Aid of Some Type: 75%
http://www.oxy.edu Undergraduate Application Fee: $60 Receiving Institutional Aid: 65% , $27,170 on average
Source: National Center for Education Statistics
  • Occidental College General Information

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    Address 1600 Campus Rd, Los Angeles, CA 90041-3392
    Phone Number (323) 259-2500
    Web Address http://www.oxy.edu
    Mission Statement The mission of Occidental College is to provide a gifted and diverse group of students with a total educational experience of the highest quality -- one that prepares them for leadership in an increasingly complex, inter-dependent and pluralistic world. The distinctive interdisciplinary and multicultural focus of the College’s academic program seeks to foster both the fulfillment of individual aspirations and a deeply rooted commitment to the public good.

    This mission is anchored by four cornerstones: excellence, equity, community and service. These building blocks, in one form or another, have long been the basis for the College’s commitment to providing responsible leaders and citizens for our democratic society. Choosing them to support the future helps to ensure that the College remains true to its mission while adapting to a changing world.
    Type of School Four or more years, Private not-for-profit
    Religious affiliation None
    Highest degree offered Bachelor's degree
    Calendar Semester
    Setting Large City
    Distance learning opportunities No

    Occidental College Size

    Total enrollment 2,128
    Enrolled full time 2,113
    Enrolled part time 15

    Occidental College Student Body

    Men enrolled full time 930
    Women enrolled full time 1,198
    American Indian/Alaskan Native 1%
    Asian/Pacific Islander 19%
    Black/Non-Hispanic 6%
    Hispanic 16%
    White/Non-Hispanic 53%
    Non-Resident Alien 3%
    Race/ethnicity unknown 2%
  • Occidental College Admission Basics

    Admissions office phone number (323) 259-2700
    Open admission policy No
    Undergraduate Application fee $60
    Applied 6,071
    Admitted 2,409
    Enrolled 546
    Admitted % 42%

    Occidental College Admission factors

    Admission test scores Required
    Secondary school GPA Recommended
    Secondary school rank Recommended
    Secondary school record Required
    TOEFL Required. Waived for non-native speakers who score 600 on SAT CR
    Completion of college preparatory program Required
    Recommendations Required: 1 counselor + 2 academic subject area teachers
    Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended

    Occidental College Admission statistics

    Students submitting SAT 68%
    SAT 1 Verbal 25th percentile score 600
    SAT 1 Verbal 75th percentile score 700
    SAT 1 Math 25th percentile score 610
    SAT 1 Math 75th percentile score 690
    Students submitting ACT 32%
    ACT Composite 25th percentile score 27
    ACT Composite 75th percentile score 31
  • Occidental College Cost

    In-State Tuition, Full-time Undergraduates $48,690
    Out-of-state Tuition, Full-time Undergraduates $48,690
    Books and Supplies $1,244
    On-campus room and board $13,946
    Off-campus room and board -

    Occidental College Financial Aid

    Students Receiving Aid 75%
    Receiving Federal Grants 24% , $6,864 on average
    Receiving Institutional Aid 65% , $27,170 on average
    Receiving Student Loans 45% , $7,418 on average
  • Occidental College Programs & Majors

    Graduates in 2012/2013 academic year.

    AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES Bachelor
    American/United States Studies/Civilization 4
    Asian Studies/Civilization 1
    East Asian Studies 1
    Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other 8
    BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES Bachelor
    Biochemistry 16
    Biology/Biological Sciences, General 39
    COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES Bachelor
    Computer Science 0
    EDUCATION Bachelor
    Elementary Education and Teaching 0
    Secondary Education and Teaching 0
    ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS Bachelor
    English Language and Literature/Letters, Other 25
    FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS Bachelor
    Chinese Language and Literature 3
    Comparative Literature 1
    Foreign Languages and Literatures, General 5
    French Language and Literature 2
    Japanese Language and Literature 1
    Spanish Language and Literature 19
    HISTORY Bachelor
    History, General 26
    MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS Bachelor
    Mathematics, General 10
    MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES Bachelor
    Cognitive Science 9
    Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 2
    NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION Bachelor
    Environmental Studies 21
    PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES Bachelor
    Kinesiology and Exercise Science 23
    PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES Bachelor
    Philosophy 7
    Religion/Religious Studies 9
    PHYSICAL SCIENCES Bachelor
    Chemistry, General 6
    Geology/Earth Science, General 4
    Physics, General 6
    PSYCHOLOGY Bachelor
    Physiological Psychology/Psychobiology 3
    Psychology, General 25
    SOCIAL SCIENCES Bachelor
    Economics, General 65
    International Relations and Affairs 44
    Political Science and Government, General 20
    Sociology 30
    VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS Bachelor
    Art/Art Studies, General 32
    Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 9
    Music, General 4
  • Occidental College Deadlines

    Regular Admissions

    Regular application deadline -
    Priority application deadline -
    Fall application deadline -
    SAT Reasoning / ACT scores due -
    SAT Subject score report due -
    College will notify student by April 1
    Student must reply to acceptance by May 1
    Deadline for housing deposit -

    Financial Aid

    Financial aid priority deadline February 1
    Financial aid deadline February 1
    College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about April 1
    Student must reply to financial aid decision by May 1

    Early Decision/Action

    Early decision deadline -
    College will notify student of early decision by February 1
    Early action deadline -
    College will notify student of early action by -

    Transfer Students

    Transfer priority application deadline -
    Transfer priority financial aid deadline March 15
    Transfer application closing date -
    Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms -
    College will notify student of transfer decision by May 1
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    Twitter Username
    oxynews, oxyadmission
    Enable Regional Events
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    Next Connect Link Url
    http://www.oxy.edu/admission-aid
    Next Connect Link Text
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    Next Connect Description
    Learn our story, check out the student blog, and get connected with us.
    Application Link
    http://www.oxy.edu/admission-aid/applying/application-requirements
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    Campus Visit URL
    http://www.oxy.edu/admission-aid/visiting-campus/campus-tours-info-sessions

    Occidental CollegeNames and Abbreviations

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Occidental Opportunity Grants

Scholarship Description
Occidental Opportunity Grants ranging from $2,000 to $4,000 per year are renewable for three additional years as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress.
Amount
$2,000 - $4,000
Number of Awards
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Renewable
3
Renewal Criteria
Renewable for three additional years as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress.

Award Criteria Requirements:

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