$54,090

Tuition

$74,132

Cost of Attendance

$37,173

Net Price

Occidental College Tuition and Fees

Occidental College is known for offering a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs in a variety of streams, providing excellent training to students. Compared to the tuition fees charged at most institutions, the expense of education at OC is quite high. The 2020 - 2021 official data shows that the estimated average cost for students pursuing undergraduate courses at Occidental College comes to around $56,576, which includes tuition and other expenses as well. The housing costs $16,034, books and supplies cost $1,240, while the other expenses add up to $2,750.

Total Cost of Attendance

Student typeIn-stateOut-State
Tuition & Fees$54,686$54,686
Book & Supplies$1,220$1,220
Room & Board cost$15,496$15,496
Other Expenses$2,730$2,730
Total Cost of Attendance$74,132$74,132

Students should understand that the tuition fees charged for their degree programs is not the only expense that is involved in the cost of attending the university. There are several other expenses that are involved in the cost of attending the university, which primarily includes housing, dining, textbooks, supplies, and the cost of living. The total tuition and fees for students attending Occidental College come out to be around $56,576 per year. Other than that, they will need to shell out an amount of $1,240 for books and supplies, $16,034 for room and boarding charges, and $2,750 toward other expenses on average in a year. Hence, based on this information, the overall cost of attending the college adds up to around $76,600 per year.

Average Net Price by Family Income

Net Price

$37,173

Family Income

Avg. Net Price

$0 to $30,000

$13,577

$30,001 to $48,000

$18,900

$48,001 to $75,000

$21,551

$75,001 to $110,000

$28,552

$110,000+

$46,183

As for the net cost for attending OC, the actual amount depends on the annual family income of the candidate. The net price is nothing but the actual amount that a student is required to pay in a year. Usually, the individuals who have a higher family income will be required to pay a higher net amount, too. So, it all essentially depends on the family income bracket of the student. At OC, the average net price is estimated to be around $35,362. Candidates whose annual family income is less than $30,000 will have to pay a net amount of $13,146. For the individuals whose income is somewhere between $30,001 and $48,000, the amount comes to $17,662. Meanwhile, the net price stands at $19,364 for the $48,001-$75,000 income bracket and at $27,417 for an income between $75,001 and $110,000. This amount adds up to $47,265 for students whose annual family income is more than $110,000.

Undergraduate Tuition and Fees

Student typeIn-stateOut-State
Tuition & Fees$54,686$54,686
Room & Board Cost$15,496$15,496
Total Tuition & Fees$70,182$70,182

At Occidental College, the tuition and fees for students who are pursuing undergraduate courses are estimated to be around $56,576 in a year. Moreover, the applicants must also pay an amount of $16,034 towards room and boarding charges. In this way, for one year, the total cost for undergraduate students comes to around $76,600.

Graduate Tuition and Fees

In-stateOut-State
Tuition$54,090$54,090
Fees$596$596

As for the students looking to enroll in postgraduate programs at OC, the tuition and fees they are charged add up to $56,576 per year. Of this amount, $55,980 accounts for the graduate tuition and the remaining $596 for the graduation fees.

Cost Per Credit Hour

DegreeYearCost per Credit hour
Graduate2018 - 2019$2,254
Undergraduate2018 - 2019$2,254

The cost per credit hour – the total program cost divided by the total number of credit hours of the program – that the student has to pay to attend Occidental College varies between graduate and undergraduate degrees. The cost per credit hour for graduate degrees sits at $942, while that of undergraduate degrees is $435, as per the 2019-2020 fee structure. At present, Occidental College also offers various online programs to students across as many as 35 different majors.

Campus Housing Expenses

Housing & other expensesOn CampusOff Campus
Room & Board$15,496N/A
Other Expense$2,730N/A
Book & Supplies$1,220$1,220

As far as the housing and related charges at OC are concerned, these expenses add up to around $18,784 per year if the student has opted to live on-campus. Moreover, on-campus candidates will have to pay about $16,034 toward the room and boarding charges. In addition to that, the candidates will have to pay an amount of about $1,240 for books and supplies. Apart from these, the other expenses that students need to plan for come to around $2,750 for students who stay on-campus.

Campus Housing Expenses

Housing & Other Expenses

Room & Boards

On Campus

$15,496

Off Campus

N/A

Housing & Other Expenses

Other Expenses

On Campus

$2,730

Off Campus

N/A

Housing & Other Expenses

Book & Supplies

On Campus

$1,220

Off Campus

$1,220

As far as the housing and related charges at OC are concerned, these expenses add up to around $18,784 per year if the student has opted to live on-campus. Moreover, on-campus candidates will have to pay about $16,034 toward the room and boarding charges. In addition to that, the candidates will have to pay an amount of about $1,240 for books and supplies. Apart from these, the other expenses that students need to plan for come to around $2,750 for students who stay on-campus.

Projected Price for a 4 year degree

As per official data, the current projected cost for a four-year bachelor's degree, along with the living expenses, at the college is estimated to be around $385,754. In comparison, the total expenses for undergraduate students stood at $35,362 for 2018-2019, $37,173 for 2017-2018, and $33,738 for 2016-2017.

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