Occidental College

Men's MCLA Contact: Pete Vasquez
2 / 10
1,972 Undergrads / 1,972 Students
10 / 10
$33,738 Net Price
9 / 10
42% 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% / 84%
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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1600 Campus Rd, Los Angeles, CA, 90041, Los Angeles, CA, 90041 See Directions
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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
630 - 720
1290 - 1470
29 - 34
26 - 31
27 - 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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SAT Reading

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

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Applicants 6,775 2,686 4,089
% Admitted 42% 42% 42%
% Admits That Enroll 20% 20% 20%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.64
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  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
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    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Social Sciences (29%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (14%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (10%)
    Interdisciplinary Studies (9%)
    Physical Sciences (7%)
    Psychology (7%)
    Foreign Languages (4%)
    Natural Resources & Conservation (4%)
    Parks, Recreation & Fitness Studies (4%)
    English Language & Literature (3%)
    History (3%)
    Mathematics & Statistics (3%)
    Ethnic, Cultural & Gender Studies (2%)
    Philosophy & Religious Studies (2%)
    Computer & Information Sciences
    Athlete graduation rate
    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$52,838
    Books & Supplies$1,230
    Cost of Living$14,968
    Personal Expenses$2,720
    Sticker Price$71,756

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    71% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship69%$35,704
    Federal Grants20%$7,136
    Pell Grants20%$4,388
    Other Federal19%$2,984
    State & Local Grants10%$8,831
    Institutional Grants69%$32,364
    Student Loans51%$7,512
    Federal Loans48%$5,754
    Other Loans11%$10,042

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Financial Assets $413 Million $209,650

    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: 0.5%

    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.

    Team Social
    Campus Safety
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 8 6
    Fondling 5 3
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery - -
    Aggravated Assault 1 -
    Burglary 7 4
    Motor Vehicle Theft 2 -
    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, some graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionPostbaccalaureate: Single program-Other
    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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