Occidental College

Men's MCLA Contact: Pete Vasquez
2 / 10
1,930 Undergrads / 1,930 Students
10 / 10
$35,362 Net Price
9 / 10
37% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    MCLA Div. 2

  • College Type

    4-year, Private non-profit

  • Campus Type

    City: Large

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
9 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
80% / 86%
Calendar System
Religious Affiliation
On campus housing is provided and is required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Team Road Trips

Other than occasional trips to Northern Arizona University, most away games are played in the Southern California region against teams like University of California-San Diego, Cal State-Fullerton, University of California-Irvine, and Biola University.

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Where Grads Live
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Greater Seattle Area
  • Orange County California Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Greater San Diego Area
  • Portland Oregon Area
  • Greater Boston Area
  • Greater Denver Area
  • Greater Chicago Area
  • Sacramento California Area
  • Phoenix Arizona Area
  • Hawaiian Islands
  • United Kingdom
Where Grads Work
  • Los Angeles Unified School District
  • University of Southern California
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Wells Fargo
  • City of Los Angeles
  • JPL (NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory)
  • UCLA
  • Microsoft
  • Google
  • UCSF
  • Bank of America
  • Peer Health Exchange
  • Hewlett-Packard
  • Northrop Grumman Corporation
  • AT&T
What Grads Do
  • Education
  • Media and Communication
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Research
  • Sales
  • Operations
  • Arts and Design
  • Consulting
  • Marketing
  • Legal
  • Finance
  • Community and Social Services
  • Healthcare Services
  • Program and Project Management
  • Administrative
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Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Test Scores
Critical Reading
600 - 700
650 - 750
1290 - 1470
30 - 35
26 - 31
28 - 32

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported. Historical writing ranges: 610 - 700 for SAT; 8 - 9 for ACT

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This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Applicants 7,501 2,910 4,591
% Admitted 37% 36% 37%
% Admits That Enroll 20% 24% 18%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.64
  • Accepted
  • Denied
  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
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    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Social Sciences (33%)
    Economics, General (15%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (12%)
    Physical Sciences (8%)
    Biology/Biological Sciences, General (8%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (8%)
    International Relations and Affairs (7%)
    Sociology (6%)
    Psychology (6%)
    Psychology, General (6%)
    Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General (4%)
    Foreign Languages (4%)
    Environmental Studies (3%)
    Political Science and Government, General (3%)
    Natural Resources & Conservation (3%)
    Biochemistry (3%)
    Physics, General (3%)
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for all students (private non-profit and for profit institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$56,576
    Books & Supplies$1,240
    Cost of Living$16,034
    Personal Expenses$2,750
    Sticker Price$76,600

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    75% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship72%$38,770
    Federal Grants20%$7,787
    Pell Grants20%$4,780
    Other Federal19%$3,276
    State & Local Grants8%$9,084
    Institutional Grants72%$35,529
    Student Loans48%$7,440
    Federal Loans45%$4,854
    Other Loans32%$4,317

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Financial Assets $434 Million $224,992

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $23,215.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $21,000 $247

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 1.4%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 597 students.


    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $50,600

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


    How long until this college investment pays off: 6.05 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 80% of students graduate on time.

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    Campus Safety
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 8 8
    Fondling 5 4
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery - -
    Aggravated Assault 1 -
    Burglary 10 8
    Motor Vehicle Theft 2 1
    Arson - -

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Basic ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus
    Undergrad InstructionArts & sciences focus, no graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionNot classified (Exclusively Undergraduate)
    Enrollment ProfileExclusively undergraduate four-year
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, small, highly residential

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