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University Of Oxford

England, United Kingdom
Estd. 1865
Rank: #1
public University
18 Courses Available

Facts about University of Oxford

  • The University of Oxford has the second oldest and largest university press; it has published 6,000 books annually.
  • The University of Oxford has the world’s oldest museum, the largest university press in the world, and the largest academic library system worldwide.
  • 40% of the total student body, over 9300 students, are citizens of foreign countries, including 19% of undergraduates and 60% of postgraduate students.
  • It is the home of numerous scholarships, including the prestigious Rhodes scholarship.
  • The University of Oxford is a research university in Oxford, UK. It comprises of 38 self-governing colleges.

University of Oxford Highlights

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Size of Campus

963 acres



Valuation (yearly)

£6.1 billion

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Oxford OX1 2JD, United Kingdom

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Admission Procedure

How to apply to the University of Oxford?

The steps to apply to Oxford goes through various stages; the last date of submitting applications is 15th October every year.

  • Students need to submit their UCAS application after filling it in
  • Secondly, they need to submit SOP (Statement of Purpose), talking about why you wish to pursue the chosen course.
  • Other requirements are senior secondary scores and English proficiency scores.
  • Sometimes the university provides topics in which the students need to write an essay, and it comes under "written work."
  • After your application is accepted in Oxford, they call in for interview round.

Admission Requirements for University of Oxford

List of documents required for UG

Undergraduate Documents

Undergraduate Certificates (10+2)  Supplements

UCAS application

Proof of English Proficiency

IELTS: 7.0

TOEFL: 100

SAT/ACT for special subjects


Letter of Recommendation (LOR)

Statement of Purpose (SOP)


List of documents required for PG

Postgraduate Documents

10th Grade Transcripts and Certificate

12th Grade Transcripts and Certificate

Bachelors Transcripts and Degree (minimum of three years)

Work Experience Documents

Financial Documents


Visa Forms



I – 20 visa

Masters in University of Oxford

The institute offers seven major courses in masters. The subjects they offer are mathematics and computational finance, law, and finance, financial strategies, computer science, psychological research. The duration of these courses is nine months to 1 year. The fees for these courses range from 20L to 30L. The option for online education is available for these courses.

Bachelors in University of Oxford

There are around ten courses the institute offers majorly. The subjects they offer are economics and management, computer science, medicine, engineering science, biochemistry, fine arts, experimental psychology, material science, geography, philosophy, and modern languages. The average duration of these courses is three years to 4 years. The fee range of the courses is 15L to 30L. It is preferred that the students pursue these courses on campus than online for a better experience.

MBA in University of Oxford

There are five major MBA courses in Oxford. The specializations offered are organizational leadership, financial strategy, financial economics, executive MBA, and full-time MBA. The duration of the courses is 13 months to 21 months. The average fees for the courses are 20L to 50L. The university also offers various diploma courses corresponding to MBA and finance.

Requirements & Eligibility
Business and Management
Professional Studies
Social Science
Important Deadlines
Area of StudyPGUG
Business and Management08/Jan-
Professional Studies08/Jan-
Social Science07/Jan-
Life at University Of Oxford

Student Life

  • Academic dress is considered mandatory during matriculation, examinations, disciplinary hearings, and when visiting university officers.
  • Traditions and customs vary from college-to-college at the University of Oxford. For example, some colleges have formal hall six times a week, but in others, it happens occasionally. Traditional sports like octopush and quidditch are played.
  • Balls are major events held by the colleges which require a formal dress code to be followed by all the students.
  • Sports are given priority at the University of Oxford. For example, Punting is a common summer leisure activity.
  • The student radio called Oxide Radio, in which many of them host talk shows, interviews, etc.

Accommodation at University of Oxford

The University of Oxford has on-campus residential options. They allow students to live within twenty-five miles from Carfax Tower in Oxford’s city center. It has a strong fraternity and sorority system.

University of Oxford On-campus accommodation 

  • Students can also opt for family and/or partnered accommodation, for which extra charges will apply.
  • The rooms are well-furnished and comfortable for accommodation.
  • Accommodation is provided to first-year students and at least one other year of their course.
  • Graduate students can select rooms from standard, en-suite, flats, or live – in.
  • The university has 30 different colleges, and each of them has their common rooms and dining halls.

University of Oxford Off-campus accommodation

  • The average rent of the apartments are £850 - £1050 / per month
  • The residence types are studio apartments, 1BHK, 2BHK, 3BHK, or shared apartments.
  • Parking facility available for cars/bikes.
  • The basic amenities like electricity, gas, tv, wifi, laundry are provided.
  • Students can find apartments at,

Key attractions

It is a dream of every student who wishes to study abroad to get into Oxford. Many of them pursue it through various scholarships and excellent academics. The University of Oxford offers the following key attractions:

  • The Bodleian Library: It is the main research library of the university, and one of the oldest libraries in Europe.
  • Pitt River Museum is a museum displaying the archaeological and anthropological assortment of the university wherein students can visit it to learn about the university’s history.
  • The University Of Oxford Botanic Garden is the oldest botanic garden in Great Britain. It is also one of the oldest scientific gardens in the world, which is a must-visit garden for international students.
  • The Oxford University Museum of Natural History displays numerous natural history specimens of the university. It is situated on Parks Road in Oxford.
  • Radcliffe Camera: It is a building of the university to house the Radcliffe Science Library.

Career at University of Oxford

Students graduating from Oxford have a bright future ahead of them. The university name precedes their resume and enhances it. There is a high chance the candidates are absorbed in various companies at their first attempt. Many recruiting companies come to the University of Oxford to absorb their students.

Jobs after studying at University of Oxford

If we look at the alumni list of Oxford, there are so many intellectuals and scholars who were once a student of Oxford. There are end numbers of jobs the graduates can take after passing out from Oxford. Some of them are

  • Marketing Manager
  • Audit Manager
  • Business analyst
  • Ph.D. professor
  • Writer
  • Musician

Placements at University of Oxford

There are around 32 companies that come to the University of Oxford to recruit students. The most popular ones are amazon, google, apple, Accenture, Vodafone, Citi, Pepsi, Barclays, Unilever, IBM, Johnson-Johnson, HSBC, Adidas, etc. The placement rate of the university is 91% after six months of their graduating. The drop – out rate of this university is also seen to be very low. The University of Oxford is a perfect package of quality education, good placements, and an excellent lifestyle.

Notable Alumni

Colleges related to University of Oxford

• Balliol College
• Brasenose College
• Christ Church
• Corpus Christi College
• Exeter College
• Green Templeton College
• Harris Manchester College
• Hertford College
• Jesus College
• Keble College
• Kellogg College
• Lady Margaret Hall
• Linacre College
• Lincoln College
• Magdalen College
• Mansfield College
• Merton College
• New College
• Nuffield College
• Oriel College
• Pembroke College
• The Queen's College
• Somerville College
• St Anne's College
• St Antony's College
• St Catherine's College
• St Cross College
• St Edmund Hall
• St Hilda's College
• St Hugh's College
• St John's College
• St Peter's College
• Trinity College
• University College
• Wadham College
• Wolfson College
• Worcester College
• Blackfriars
• Campion Hall
• Regent's Park College
• St Benet's Hall
• St Stephen's House
• Wycliffe Hall

Living Costs
Accomodation903 gbp/month
Food150 gbp/month
Entertainment100 gbp/month
Utility142 gbp/month
Travel55 gbp/month
Miscellaneous50 gbp/month
Coke/Soda1 gbp/month
McDonalds5 gbp/month
Colleges at University Of Oxford
Corpus Christi College

Founded in 1352, Corpus Christ College, which is short for The College of Corpus Christi and the Blessed Virgin Mary, is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge.

Lady Margaret Hall

Lady Margaret Hall, with its original name being “The Principal and Fellows of the College of the Lady Margaret in the University of Oxford”, is a constituent college of the University of Oxford which was established in 1878 and became one of the few colleges to allow women’s admissions.

New College

New College is one of the oldest colleges founded in 1379.

  • It has net assets of more than 250 million pounds.
  • It is one of the main choral foundations and world’s leading choir where more than 100 albums are recorded.
  • It is the second college in University of Oxford dedicated to Blessed Virgin Mary.
  • It is one of the few colleges who have won an Olympic medal in rowing.
  • Many prominent people are alumni of this college like Kate Beckinsale.



St Anne's College

This college was established in 1879 but received full college status in 1952. It used to be a women’s only college but received co-educational status in 1979. St.Anne’s College has 200 graduate students and more than 400 undergraduate students. It also has a strong sports tradition with teams in all major sports.

St Hugh's College

St. Hugh's College is located in UK and was founded in 1886.

Brasenose College

Brasenose College (BNC), officially The King's Hall and College of Brasenose, is one of the constituent colleges of the University Of Oxford in the United Kingdom. It was founded in 1509, with the library and chapel added in the mid-17th century and the new quadrangle in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

The JCR plays a central part in the life of the undergraduate community. Offering social, recreational and welfare support to the students, the elected committee addresses many aspects of student life and liaises with the governing body and graduate student representatives.

Hertford College

Hertford College is a constituent college of University of Oxford, UK and it was founded in 1282 under the name of Hart Hall, hence making it one of Oxford’s oldest colleges.

Magdalen College

Magdalen College  was founded in 1458 and is known for providing education at its best mingled with overall development and personality exposure.

Pembroke College

Pembroke College was founded in 1624 in the UK and is located in the Pembroke Square.

St Catherine's College

St Catherine's College was founded in 1962.

Balliol College

Balliol College is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford and is also one of the oldest.

Harris Manchester College

Originally founded in 1757, Harris Manchester College, with its official name being Manchester Academy and Harris College, is a constituent college of University of Oxford, UK.

Lincoln College

Lincoln College, named after the famous Abraham Lincoln, is a private liberal arts college located in Lincoln, Illinois which was founded in 1864, it is one of the oldest colleges in the US.

Oriel College

Oriel is a place that believes in community learning and is practicing such idea from last 700 years being home to a world-class education infrastructure.

St Benet's Hall

St Benet's Hall allowed monks to take degrees in university.

Exeter College

Exeter College, which is a short name for The Rector and Scholars of Exeter College in the University of Oxford, is a constituent college of the University of Oxford.and was established in 1341 by Bishop of Exeter, Walter de Stapledon , hence making it one of the Oxford’s oldest colleges.

Keble College

Keble College is a constituent college of University of Cambridge, England. It was established in 1870 as a tribute to John Keble who was a member of Oxford Movement and is one of the largest colleges of Oxford with more than 600 students.

Merton College

Merton College is the first fully self-governing college of the University of Oxford and it's origin is estimated to be as old as the 1260s.

Regent's Park College

The college was founded in 1810 in the UK and it is the private hall of the University of Oxford.

St Hilda's College

St Hilda's College is located in UK and was founded in 1893.

Christ Church

Found in 1437 by William Byngham, Christ’s College was earlier called God’s House.

     It’s located in the St. Andrews Street of Cambridge.

     The College has a small population of 450 undergraduate and 170 graduate students.

     Charles Darwin and John Milton are the most well-known alumni of this college.

     The place is not just a college but also a tourist attraction due to its gorgeous building and outstanding alumni.

      The oldest outdoor swimming pool of the UK known as 'Malcolm Bowie Bathing Pool' is a part of the college.

Jesus College

Jesus College was founded in 1571 and is one of the prominent constituent colleges of the University of Oxford.

Mansfield College

Mansfield College is one of the many constituent colleges of the University of Oxford, the UK that was founded in 1838 under the name Spring Hill College which was later changed to its current name in 1886.

The Queen's College

Queen’s is a part of the Oxford spreading inspiring results to influence people more about education by bringing in a sense of joy and peace associated with learning.

St Edmund Hall

St Edmund Hall was founded in 1278 in UK.

University College

University College is dated back to  William of Durham, who died in 1249; William of Durham is accepted as University's true founder.University College Oxford contains many interesting buildings, both old and new from the first Great University Hall and the laying of the Main Quad’s foundation stone in 1634, to the major refurbishment of the Goodhart Building in 2014/15.

The university outstands a number of communities in the long run with a view to provide an overall mechanism of proud tradition of values.

St John's College

It’s one of the largest colleges of Cambridge university supplied with all kinds of facilities from gym to music rooms all in a single campus. It has a large number of students as compared to other moderate-sized colleges of Cambridge. There are 40 societies for co-curricular purely run by students. There’s a never-ending list of alumni involved in diverse fields like religion, politics, arts, medicine etc.

Wadham College

Wadham College has a student exchange program with Sarah Lawrence College in New York where around 6 students go to this college and get an opportunity to live in SLC for 3 weeks and it has number of student clubs where the students can portray their talents.

St Peter's College

After attaining full college status in 1961 and co-educational status in 1979, this college has one of the best colleges of Oxford university. It provides both undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the fields like arts and economics. Rowing is a popular sport in the St. Peter’s college with teams competing in major events.

Worcester College

Worcester College was founded in 1714 and has had new buildings made for the undergraduate and graduate students in recent years along with having the gardens are 26 acres large.

Trinity College

Trinity College was founded as a training house for Catholic priests in the sixteenth century. The site of the college,is based on a quiet, rural aspect. Trinity was a centre of educational reform in the nineteenth.The past 100 years have seen great expansion and modification  in the numbers of fellows and students, and the college buildings and grounds have steadily changed to meet the evolving needs of the resident community.

Somerville College

Somerville, one of the most reputed colleges among the Oxford colleges was established in 1879. It is one of the three colleges of the university which provide on-site accommodation. There are more than 600 students in the college with one-third international students. More than 400 undergraduates are currently studying in the college.

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