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Occidental College

1600 Campus Rd

Los Angeles, CA 90041-3314

United States

Telephone: 323-259-2500

URL: http://www.oxy.edu

Staff Liaison:Each institution is assigned a staff liaison who is their primary point of contact for accreditation activities. Tamela Hawley

Student Achievement URL:WSCUC Standards require that institutions regularly generate, evaluate, and make public data about student achievement, including measures of retention, and graduation, and evidence of student learning. https://www.oxy.edu/offices-services/assessment-accreditation/consumer-information

Current Accreditation Status:Accredited - Reflects the Commission's finding that the institution is in compliance with the Standards. Accredited

Most Recent Commission Action: June 15, 2012

First Accredited:Date the institution was first accredited by WSCUC. 1949

Undergraduate FTE: 1,810

Graduate FTE: 0

Financial Structure Type:Institutions within the WSCUC region are classified as Non-profit, For-profit or State-supported. Non-Profit

Sponsorship:Choices include: No related entity, Proprietary with Parent Board, Religious Control, Multi-institutional system, Other. For more information please see the Related Entities Policy. No Related Entity

Academic Calendar:The period of time generally extending from September to June; usually equated to 2 semesters or trimesters, 3 quarters, or the period covered by a 4-1-4 calendar system. Semester

Distributes Financial Aid: Yes

RoleNameTitleEmail
Accreditation Liaison OfficerMarsha SchnirringSecretary of the College & ALOmschnirring@oxy.edu
Board of Directors ChairStephen RountreeChair, Board of Trusteestrustees@oxy.edu
Chief Academic OfficerWendy SternbergVice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Collegesternberg@oxy.edu
Chief Executive OfficerHarry Elam, Jr.Presidenthelam@oxy.edu
Chief Financial OfficerAmos HimmelsteinVice President and Chief Operating Officerhimmelstein@oxy.edu
Director Institutional ResearchJaclyn CameronDirector of Institutional Researchjcameron3@oxy.edu
OPEIDNameCityLocation TypeStatus
00124900Occidental CollegeLos AngelesMain CampusActive
DegreeDegree LevelYear ImplementedModality
American StudiesBachelors2000On-Site
Art and Art HistoryBachelors2000On-Site
Biochemistry (Interdepartmental)Bachelors2000On-Site
BiologyMasters2000On-Site
BiologyBachelors2000On-Site
Black StudiesBachelors2019On-Site
ChemistryBachelors2000On-Site
Chevalier Program in Diplomacy and World AffairsBachelors2000On-Site
Chinese StudiesBachelors2000On-Site
Cognitive Science (Interdepartmental)Bachelors2000On-Site
Comparative Studies in Literature and CultureBachelors2000On-Site
Computer ScienceBachelors2017On-Site
Critical Theory and Social JusticeBachelors2007On-Site
East Asian StudiesBachelors2000On-Site
EconomicsBachelors2000On-Site
EnglishBachelors2000On-Site
French StudiesBachelors2000On-Site
GeologyBachelors2000On-Site
Group LanguagesBachelors2000On-Site
HistoryBachelors2000On-Site
Independent Pattern of StudyBachelors2000On-Site
Japanese StudiesBachelors2010On-Site
KinesiologyBachelors2000On-Site
Latino/Latina and Latin American StudiesBachelors1969On-Site
MathematicsBachelors2000On-Site
Media Arts and CultureBachelors2016On-Site
MusicBachelors2000On-Site
PhilosophyBachelors2000On-Site
PhysicsBachelors2000On-Site
PoliticsBachelors2000On-Site
PsychologyBachelors2000On-Site
Religious StudiesBachelors2000On-Site
SociologyBachelors2000On-Site
Spanish StudiesBachelors2000On-Site
TheaterBachelors2000On-Site
Urban and Environmental PolicyBachelors2001On-Site
SeasonYearReview Type
Spring2022Accreditation Visit