The school is a highly selective school. The institution receives about 6,940 applications annually. The acceptance rate is around 41 percent which equals about 2,840 students who passed the admission process of the institution. However, when the term begins, only about 400 or 14 percent of the applicants will have picked Occidental College as their future school. The institution tends to see 37 percent of the students who applied are men compared to 62 percent who are women. When the semester commences, about 59 percent of those accepted females chose Occidental College and 41 percent were men. First-year students are asked to submit their ACT or SAT scores to Occidental College when applying. Most often, accepted students have test scores in the range of 28 - 33 for ACT or 1,270 - 1,460 for SAT. This school also accepts Advanced Placement (AP) credits and Dual enrollment. Occidental College’s undergraduate application fee is $65. To submit your application to Occidental College, you are required to file these required documents: ACT/SAT scores, Recommendations, and a Secondary school record. The institution recommends that students who are applying have completions of a college-preparatory program.

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Student ACT Scores

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75th %



Student SAT Scores

25th %
75th %



First-Year Admission Statistics

Application, Acceptance, Enrollment Statistics from the 2020 Admissions Cycle
Applications
6,939
Male 2,624
Female 4,315

 

Acceptance
2,844
Male 1,026
Female 1,818

 

Enrollment Total
400
Male 164
Female 236


Acceptance Rate
41%
Male
39.1%
Female
42.1%

 

Yield
14.1%
Male
16%
Female
13%


Application Fees and Other Information

Application Fees

Undergraduate

$65


Graduate

$60



Credit from AP or Pre-college classes

  • Advanced Placement (AP) credits
  • Dual enrollment

    Admission considerations

    Required

    Admission test scores
    Recommendations
    Secondary school record
    TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)


    Recommended

    Completion of college-preparatory program

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