Occidental College

Acceptance Rate 41 %
SAT Average 1,365
Tuition & Fees $56,576
Student Population 1,839
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $36,748

Academic Overview

Occidental College Campus, Los Angeles, CA
Occidental College is a private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years institute located in Los Angeles, California. It is a Baccalaureate College - Arts & Sciences by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Master's degree. The 2021 tuition & fees are $56,576 for undergraduate students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 1,839 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 41% and the graduation rate is 84% last year.
The salary after graduation from Occidental College varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $59,400. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of Occidental College are $56,576. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $56,576 on average.
Occidental College 2021 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at Occidental. The acceptance rate of Occidental is 41% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 20%. The average graduation rate is 84% and the transfer-out rate is 12%. The average received amount of financial aid is $36,748 and 72% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 1,839 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 9 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Occidental College is 41 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Occidental College is 84 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Occidental College is 12 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Occidental College is 90 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Occidental College is 1,839
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Occidental College is 9 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
9 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $36,748 at Occidental College.
Financial Aid Amount

Offered Degrees

Occidental offers 37 major programs on-site (in-person class) only. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree360
Master's Degree10

Special Learning Opportunities

Occidental College does not offer online classes (distance learning opportunities) for any degree program. The school provides study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Freshmen (full-time) are required to live in on-campus house (e.g. dorms) at Occidental College.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassNo
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:1,637)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $7,500)

Veterans Benefits

Occidental College has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges