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Occidental College

Occidental College

Occidental College, established in 1887, is a private, co-educational, liberal arts college located in Los Angeles, California, United States. It is also referred to as Oxy by students and alumni. Occidental is the oldest liberal arts colleges on the West Coast. The college offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in diverse areas of study. U.S. News and World Report (2009) ranked Occidental as 37th among the 'American liberal arts colleges'.

Occidental is a member of the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) and NCAA Division III. It sponsors more than 15 varsity sports teams. The teams are nicknamed as the Tigers. Some of the notable alumni include Ben Affleck, actor; Kathy Augustine, U.S. politician from Nevada; and W. Don Cornwell, CEO of Granite Broadcasting.

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Environmental Studies
American/United States Studies/Civilization
East Asian Studies
Area Studies, Other
Computer Science
Foreign Languages And Literatures, General
Chinese Language And Literature
Japanese Language And Literature
French Language And Literature
Spanish Language And Literature
English Language And Literature, General
English Language And Literature/Letters, Other
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biochemistry
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Cognitive Science
Cultural Studies/Critical Theory And Analysis
Kinesiology And Exercise Science
Philosophy
Religion/Religious Studies
Chemistry, General
Geology/Earth Science, General
Physics, General
Psychology, General
Drama And Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Art/Art Studies, General
Music, General
History, General
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