University of Oxford

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world rank  20

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University Overview

Founded in 1096, University of Oxford is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Oxford (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), South East England. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Privy Council, University of Oxford is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Oxford offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 922 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

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

University Location

Address Wellington Square
Oxford (population range: 50,000-249,999)
OX1 2JD South East England
United Kingdom
T +44 (1865) 270 000
F +44 (1865) 270 708

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Wellington Square
Oxford OX1 2JD
+44 (1865) 288000

Size and Profile

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

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to University of Oxford's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Privy Council


Year of first Accreditation
1248

Affiliations

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

Academic Structure


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Social Media

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Online Courses

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Open Education Consortium
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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018