Occidental College

Located in historic Eagle Rock, the Los Angeles campus of Occidental College is the former school of U.S. president Barack Obama. He was a community organizer when he was enrolled in the private liberal arts school.

Occidental College has a 10-to-1 student-faculty ratio and 31 different majors are available for study. Small class size – only an average of 17 students – allows for specialized attention from the staff.

As an added bonus, students at Occidental can also take classes at the California Institute of Technology, which is in Pasadena, at no cost. After three years at Occidental, students can transfer to Caltech or Columbia to finish out the undergraduate work.

Quick Facts
Phone Number: (323) 259-2500
Address: 1600 Campus Rd, Los Angeles, California 90041-3392
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Size: Small ( 2,100+ undergrad, less than 100 grad )
Award Levels: Bachelor's, Master's
In-State Tuition $ 38,027
Out-of-State Tuition $ 38,042
Online Degrees Offered: NO
Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 10 to 1
Website Address: www.oxy.edu
Majors and Degrees
Majors/Degrees BS/BA MA/MS
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Biology Biological Sciences
Computer Information Sciences
Computer Science
Elementary Education and Teaching
Secondary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature Letters
English Language and Literature Letters
Ethnic, Cultural and Group Studies
American (u.s.) Studies
Asian Studies
East Asian Studies
Ethnic, Minority, Gender, and Group Studies
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Chinese Language and Literature
Foreign Languages and Literatures
French Language and Literature
Japanese Language and Literature
Spanish Language and Literature
Mathematics and Statistics
Multi Interdisciplinary Studies
Cognitive Science
Multi- Interdisciplinary Studies
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Religion Religious Studies
Physical Sciences
Geology Earth Science
Physiological Psychology Psychobiology
Social Sciences
International Relations and Affairs
Political Science and Government
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