College News and Fun Facts: Occidental College

President Obama first enrolled in occidental College before transferring to Columbia University after his sophomore year. Source

Occidental offers the nation’s only residential academic semester program at the UN! Oxy students who are part of this program live together in New York and take courses with Occidental professors while maintaining a full-time internship at a U.N.-related agency or country mission. Source

  • Color: Orange and Black
  • Mascot: Oswald the Tiger
  • Admit Rate: 37% (Class of 2022). Read more