Class Profile

Class Profile

Numbers don’t tell the whole story, but they’re a good place to start.

Here’s a look at the Class of 2020.

6,409

First-Year Applicants

46% were admitted

were admitted

502 joined the class of 2020

students joining the Class of 2020

They performed well academically:

  • Median unweighted GPA: 3.71
  • Middle 50% SAT: 1830-2030
  • Median SAT: 1950 (CR-650, M-650, W-650)
  • Middle 50% ACT: 28-31
  • Median ACT: 30

And come from near and far:

California: 

36% from California

Other U.S. states:

56%

International: 8%

8% International

(Representing 37 states, D.C., and 15 countries)

You might also want to know:

56% women

women

44% men

men

15% First-generation college bound

first-generation college bound

7% Oxy family ties

Oxy family ties

Their high school backgrounds vary:

57% Public/Charter

Public/Charter

39% Private/Parochial/Other Religious

Private/Parochial/Other Religious

4% Other

Other

And we’re still one of the most ethnically diverse liberal arts colleges:

And we’re still one of the most ethnically diverse liberal arts colleges

17% International/Dual Citizen

International/Dual Citizens

29% Speak a language other than English at home

Students with languages other than English spoken at home

 (including Arabic, Armenian, Chinese, Hebrew, Igbo, Punjabi, Russian, Spanish, Tagalog, and Vietnamese)

Students participated in a variety of activities:

  • Community service/public affairs: 70%
  • Athletics: 70%
  • Instrumental/vocal music: 25%
  • Student government: 20%
  • Religious life: 19%
  • Theater: 15%
  • Dance: 11%
  • Visual arts: 9%

Admission


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1600 Campus Road
Los Angeles, CA 90041

Phone: (323) 259-2700
or (800) 825-5262
Fax: (323) 341-4875
Email: admission@oxy.edu