Occidental College Rankings

By | April 19, 2020

Located in Los Angeles, CA, Occidental College is one of the best universities in the state of California. On this page, you will find in-depth rankings for Occidental College in the following areas: graduation rates, teaching  resources, financing opportunities, and alumni donations. Latest acceptance rate is also given to show how competitive is Occidental College.

1600 Campus Road Los Angeles, CA 90041-3314
Phone: (800) 825-5262
Email: admission@oxy.edu
Web site: http://www.oxy.edu

Rankings: Occidental College

Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Overall Ranking: 33
Score: 74
Peer college rating (out of 5) 3.7
Graduation and retention ranking: 41
Average freshman retention rate: 92.0%
6-year graduation rate: 86.0%
Predicted graduation rate: 82%
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): 4
Faculty resources ranking: 55
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 68.8%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 0.2%
Student faculty ratio (2020): 9:1
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 84.4%
Student selectivity ranking: 28
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 1190-1390
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 65%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): 91%
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 39.4%
Financial resources rank: 37
Alumni giving rank: 34
Average alumni giving rate (2020): 40.3%

Occidental College History

Ranking: #44 National Liberal Arts College (2017)
Acceptance rate: 37.00% (2019-20)
Tuition: $54,090 (2019)
Undergraduates: 1,930 (2019)
Enrollment: 1,930 (2019)
School colors: Orange · Black

Essential Facts: Occidental College

Rules and regulations Sports Activities 

General Information  
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: 73%
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: 10%
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: 15%
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: 60%
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? Yes
Percent of students who have cars on campus: 66%
Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age? Yes
Additional policies and regulations: class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, other
Collegiate athletic association: NCAA III
Men’s scholarship sports: N/A
Women’s scholarship sports: N/A
Student activities: campus ministries, choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, yearbook