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Occidental College Student Life

Occidental College is on a 120-acre campus in an urban setting in Los Angeles, California, not far from Los Angeles. There are many activities and organizations for Occidental College students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Occidental College also has fraternities and sororities.

Occidental College students' favorite campus events are Dance Production, Fall Fest/Spring Fest, and Apollo Night.

Does Occidental College offer student housing?

Occidental College offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through junior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

Most Occidental College students live off campus.. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Occidental College offers coed housing and .

Safety at Occidental College

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Occidental College is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Occidental College campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

Occidental College offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Additionally, Occidental College has Surveillance cameras; emergency notification system; blue light phones.

Plan a Visit to Occidental College

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Occidental College, take State Route 134 to Los Angeles, CA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Burbank Bob Hope airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in California you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Occidental College's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

Occidental College Students

59%

Women

41%

Men

97%

Full Time

3%

Part Time

45%

In State

55%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

46%

16%

15%

10%

6%

4%

2%

0.16%

Undergraduate Students

1,839

Non-Resident / International Students

116

Occidental College Campus Services

Student Services
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Counseling
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,839

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

41%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$56,576

Out-of-State

$56,576

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Jan 10
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