“Meet our Majors” Student Profiles
Student Life at Oxy
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.
first-gen students, Class of 2025
members of the Class of 2025
admit rate, Class of 2025
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.
Athletics & Wellness
With 20 varsity sports teams and a host of other activities, Oxy helps you engage body and mind.
Each summer, Oxy students develop their professional skills through our signature urban internship program.
The Oxy Community
Sam Sharp was drawn to Occidental for its diversity and the political energy he experienced on campus. It was the origin of a passion for equity and justice work that continues today.
Sam Sharp ’96
Politics, Biology | Class of 1996
Critical Theory & Social Justice major Natalia Guerra has explored social justice dimensions in the Netherlands and Chiapas, Mexico, making the most of Oxy’s opportunities to learn about the world in an active, global context.
Critical Theory & Social Justice | Class of 2020
Director of Instrumental Activities Chris Kim brings a love of teaching and a wealth of experience in innovative programming, community engagement, and international collaborations.
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
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