Community Book Program
2021 Summer Research Program Brings Students a Step Closer to Normalcy
Liberal Arts in Los Angeles
Drawing on the cultural and intellectual resources of a global city,
Occidental provides a springboard for putting theory into practice and ideas into action.
international/dual citizen students
average class size
demonstrated financial need met
A vibrant, small liberal arts college experience in the heart of Los Angeles, one of the most stimulating and creative cities in the world. That’s something you won’t find anywhere else.
New Athletic Facilities
The De Mandel Aquatics Center and McKinnon Family Tennis Center benefit our athletes, our campus and the community.
Urban & Environmental Policy Institute
UEPI promotes community-driven programs to advance social, economic and environmental justice.
The Oxy Community
When Radha Arora began her college search, she knew she wanted to stay in California and study economics at a liberal arts college. But what brought her to Oxy was something less tangible.
Economics | Class of 2023
Kyler Parris admits that he struggles to “say no to cool opportunities.” But his openness has exposed him to everything from playing sports to student government and an internship in Representative Adam Schiff’s office.
Diplomacy & World Affairs | Class of 2022
Media Arts & Culture
At the height of his career in 2014, Dan Springer stepped away from the daily grind to raise his two sons. Then a dream job with DocuSign lured him back to the office—and personally and professionally, he’s never been happier.
Dan Springer ’85
Economics, Mathematics | Class of 1985
At Occidental, Kristin Oberiano found an invaluable group of faculty mentors that supported her as she delved into American history—as well as her own. As a professor, she aims to provide similar mentorship in her classrooms.
Kristin Oberiano ’16
History, American Studies | Class of 2016
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