New Issue of Occidental Magazine
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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.
faculty holding terminal or doctoral degree
student to faculty ratio
student-athletes at Oxy
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.
ASOC funds a variety of campus services, from entertainment to transportation, sustainability projects and student media.
Exploring the Arts
Explore the rich cultural landscape that Los Angeles has to offer, from cutting-edge arts organizations to project spaces and performances centers.
The Oxy Community
A mission-driven serial entrepreneur, Twister Biotech president and CEO Chris Coker is focused on using nanotechnology and non-viral gene therapy to tackle intractable diseases.
Chris Coker ’95
Economics | Class of 1995
Coming to Oxy with plans to pursue chemical engineering, the liberal arts took Lynn He in unexpected directions. Her classes and professors helped her discover new passions and blend them with existing ones, forging a path she says better reflects who she is.
Chemistry, Art & Art History | Class of 2019
Morgan Bennett-Smith is currently a master’s student at the Red Sea Research Center, and his studies of coral reef ecology and how reef organisms adapt have taken him (and his camera) all over the world.
Morgan Bennett-Smith ’17
Marine Biology | Class of 2017
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