Oxy Has a Disability Services Site
Individuals with disabilities make up 16.0% of the student population at Oxy. For more information on policies and accommodations that the college provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit Oxy Disability Services.
Oxy for the Military
While not a "service academy", Oxy does offer support for veterans and those seeking a career in the armed forces. For more information on policies related to veterans, you can visit Oxy Veteran Services . For more information, check out our Oxy for Veterans Guide.
Oxy offers On-Campus Day Care
For students with young families, Oxy does offer some day care. Programs like this are often in very high demand, so be sure to inquire as soon as you can.
Freshmen Living Arrangements at Occidental College
Oxy not only offers on-campus housing, they require freshmen to live on campus. If you are a returning adult or veteran, you can inquire about being exempted from such a requirement.
* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.
Full-time vs. Part-time Studies at Occidental College
Oxy has a comparatively small, student body. There were 1,972 undergraduates in 2018. Full-time attendance was 1,952 (99.0%). Part-time attendance was 20 (1.0%).
Occidental College is Ranked #84 for Overall Diversity
Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, Oxy receives top marks for overall diversity. We rank Oxy #84 out of 2,179.
The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.
Occidental College Competes in the NCAA
Oxy has a total of 437 student athletes, 250 men and 187 women who compete in inter-collegiate athletics.
|Total Revenue (all teams)||$2,754,215|
|Total Expenses (all teams)||$2,673,821|
For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to Occidental College Athletics