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.
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.
Whether you're into hiking, surfing, biking or the beach, our location means outdoor sports and activities all year long.
Liberal Arts in L.A.
Oxy’s location gives you easy access to the highest caliber internships, research locations and more.
The Oxy Community
Spending a summer in Los Angeles has resulted in numerous discoveries for Phillip Wong, from new art and dining spots in the city to a better understanding of local government.
A seasoned performer, Sophia Brown has nurtured a musical career as a singer, guitarist and flutist. But her experiences at Oxy have helped ignite a twin passion for theater.
A filmmaker and AR/VR creator, Aleem Hossain was selected for the initial Oculus Launchpad program, a virtual reality incubator run by Facebook/Oculus.
Designing his own interdisciplinary major, Resistive Education in Theory, Research and Policy, Jacques Lesure is passionate about ensuring positive life outcomes for youth through equitable education systems.
Samantha Rocha talks about her experiences as an Oxy student and how her personal journey has been influenced by the game of golf.
Kevin M. Williams studies the economics of higher education and tries to understand how changing demographics impact student attainment.