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    Occidental College


    • Listing Type: Colleges & Universities
    • Top Majors: Biological Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Languages and Literature, Liberal Arts, Social Services, STEM
    • Degrees Awarded: 4 Year
    • Type: Private
    • Campus Setting: Urban
    • Testing Requirements: ACT, SAT
    • Financial Aid: Grants/Scholarships
    • Gender: Coed
    • Country: United States
    • In State Tuition: $57,830
    • Out of State Tuition: $57,830
    • Delivery: Day, Residential
    • Affiliation: The Common App, Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC
    • Religious Affiliation: None
    • CEEB: 4581
    • IPED: 120254
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    The mission of Occidental College is to provide students with an educational experience of the highest quality. To this end, the college offers 31 majors across 40 departments and programs as well as countless opportunities for independent research and experiential learning.

    A leader in the liberal arts and sciences, Occidental College boasts a firmly rooted tradition of academic achievement and dedicated community service. Our students go on to become leaders in their fieldspursuing graduate degrees and careers in politics, diving headfirst into the Hollywood hustle and breaking new ground in medical research.

    Our mission is anchored by four cornerstones: excellence, equity, community, and service.  These building blocks, in one form or another, have long been the basis for the College's commitment to providing responsible leaders and citizens for our democratic society. Choosing them to support the future helps to ensure that the College remains true to its mission while adapting to a changing world.