University of Oxford

University of Oxford Ranking

country rank: 1
world rank: 12

University Overview

The University of Oxford Ranking, founded in 1096, is a non-profit public higher-education institution situated in the tiny city of Oxford (population range of 50,000-249,999), South East England. The University of Oxford Ranking is a major (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational UK higher education institution that is officially recognized/chartered by the Privy Council. In a variety of fields of study, the University of Oxford provides courses and programs that lead to legally recognized higher education degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 924-year-old UK higher-education institution has a rigorous admission criteria based on entrance exams and previous academic records and ratings. This UK higher education school has an admission rate of 20-30%, making it a highly selective university. Students from all around the world are invited to apply for admission. Students have access to a library, accommodation, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning options, as well as administrative services at the University of Oxford.

University of Oxford Ranking

University Identity

Name University of Oxford
Founded 1096
Motto Dominus illuminatio mea The Lord is my light
Colours Oxford blue

University Location

Address Wellington Square Oxford OX1 2JD South East England United Kingdom
Tel +44 (1865) 270 000
Fax +44 (1865) 270 708

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
12,500-15,000 US$ (9,200-11,000 Euro) 15,000-17,500 US$ (11,000-12,900 Euro)
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 20-30%
Admission Office Wellington Square Oxford OX1 2JD (1865) 288 000

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff over-5,000
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Trimesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) European University Association (EUA) International Alliance of Research Universities (IARU) League of European Research Universities (LERU) Russell Group Universities UK

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