For the Media

Occidental College is a nationally renowned liberal arts college integrating the cultural and intellectual resources of Los Angeles.

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Office: (323) 259-2990
Cell: (323) 496-8886

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About Occidental

Founded in Los Angeles in 1887, Occidental is a liberal arts college that prepares its 2,050 students to make a difference as global citizens, problem-solvers and creative thinkers. Anchored in the cornerstones of its mission—excellence, equity, community and service—the distinctive interdisciplinary and multicultural focus of the College takes full advantage of its location in one of the world’s great cities. Students from 46 states and 58 countries choose from more than 40 majors and programs and participate in one of the country’s top undergraduate research programs. Coursework is integrated with opportunities to study overseas, undertake internships and participate in Oxy’s distinctive United Nations and Campaign Semester programs.