Occidental College
Los Angeles, CA
January 10th
Student Ranked #145
Out-of-State $46,652 / In-State $46,652
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Parchment Member Admission information for 582 students Interested in Occidental College last year

Academic Performance

28
1911
3.6

Top States

  • 48% California
  • 4% Arizona
  • 4% Other/Foreign
  • 4% Washington
  • 3% Illinois

Top Majors

  • Political Science & Government, General
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration/Management
  • English Language & Literature, General
  • Economics, General

Demographics

57% female
43% male
  • 40% Caucasian
  • 15% East Asian
  • 12% Hispanic
  • 4% African-American
  • 4% Other

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Parchment Member Admission information for 46 students Applying to Occidental College last year

Academic Performance

23
1702
3.6

Top States

  • 43% California
  • 9% Other/Foreign
  • 7% Illinois
  • 4% Arizona
  • 2% Alabama

Top Majors

  • Political Science & Government, General
  • Art History, Criticism & Conservation
  • Journalism
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Computer Science

Demographics

50% female
50% male
  • 39% Caucasian
  • 17% Hispanic
  • 11% African-American
  • 11% South Asian
  • 4% East Asian

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Parchment Member Admission information for 33 students Accepted to Occidental College last year

Academic Performance

30
1967
3.8

Top States

  • 42% California
  • 9% Wisconsin
  • 6% Arizona
  • 6% Michigan
  • 6% Nevada

Top Majors

  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Neuroscience
  • Cognitive Psychology & Psycholinguistics
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Biochemistry

Demographics

45% female
55% male
  • 55% Caucasian
  • 15% East Asian
  • 9% Hispanic
  • 9% None Indicated
  • 3% African-American

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Parchment Member Admission information for 24 students Denied by Occidental College last year

Academic Performance

27
1818
3.5

Top States

  • 75% California
  • 4% Arizona
  • 4% Illinois
  • 4% Other/Foreign
  • 4% Washington

Top Majors

  • Business Administration/Management
  • Psychology, General
  • Economics, General
  • Cinematography & Film/Video Production
  • Ethnic, Cultural Minority, & Gender Studies, Other

Demographics

54% female
46% male
  • 33% Caucasian
  • 25% East Asian
  • 17% Hispanic
  • 8% Middle-Eastern
  • 4% None Indicated

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Basic Information
Occidental College Official Admissions Statistics 2012 - 2013 Academic Year

Application Deadline

  • Early Decision Deadline: November 15th
  • Regular Decision Deadline: January 10th

Cost

  • Application Fees: $60
  • Tuition: $46,652
  • Room and Board: $12,450

Admission Overview

  • Applicants: 6,072
  • Admitted: 2,574
  • Acceptance Rate: 42.4%
  • Yield Rate: 21.3%

Enrollment

  • Undergraduates: 2,275
  • Graduate Students: 1

Most Popular Degrees

  • Economics, General
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Psychology, General
  • English Language & Literature/Letters, Other
  • Art/Art Studies, General