University of Oxford: Statistics

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#8 of 14,131 In the World
#1 of 2,785 In Europe
#1 of 163 In the United Kingdom
#1 of 131 In England
#1 of 2 In Oxford
#1 of 3,778 For Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
Top1-3 For 12 other topics
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Quick Review

Acceptance rate
18%
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Website
www.ox.ac.uk
Languages
English

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate18%
Admissions RequirementsGeneral Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) with passes in English, Mathematics, Science, and a language other than English, and 3 Advanced ('A') levels
Academic CalendarOctober to June (October - December; January-March; April-June)

We've calculated the 18% acceptance rate for University of Oxford based on the ratio of admissions to applications and other circumstantial enrollment data. Treat this information as a rough guide and not as a definitive measure of your chances of admission. Different programs may have significantly varying admissions rates.

Research profile

University of Oxford is a world-class research university with 297,285 scientific papers published and 11,917,679 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Biology, Chemistry, Medicine, Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Physics, Computer Science, Engineering, Environmental Science, Genetics, and Biochemistry.

Publications
297,285
Citations
11,917,679

University of Oxford majors

by publication & citation count

Biology
177,583 / 8,538,850
Chemistry
139,027 / 6,746,799
Medicine
137,024 / 6,574,935
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
130,437 / 4,943,103
Physics
119,136 / 4,654,882
Computer Science
113,969 / 5,161,060
Engineering
113,797 / 4,468,070
Environmental Science
101,453 / 3,931,634
Genetics
92,139 / 4,821,395
Biochemistry
89,400 / 5,024,505
Quantum and Particle physics
80,012 / 3,028,001
Psychology
73,194 / 3,386,276
Pathology
64,453 / 3,339,490
Political Science
62,555 / 1,984,123
Philosophy
59,552 / 2,069,054
Law
58,429 / 1,929,699
Sociology
58,372 / 2,334,705
Organic Chemistry
56,679 / 2,408,486
Geography and Cartography
55,386 / 1,888,309
Geology
54,856 / 2,247,827
Mathematics
53,229 / 2,316,953
Materials Science
50,702 / 1,932,241
Statistics
44,126 / 2,073,749
History
40,694 / 1,109,302
Psychiatry
40,335 / 2,011,401
Ecology
39,916 / 1,772,643
Paleontology
37,880 / 1,602,678
Business
36,799 / 1,114,732
Economics
36,788 / 1,170,962
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
35,795 / 1,503,193
Optical Engineering
35,719 / 1,468,699
Neuroscience
33,218 / 1,666,366
Immunology
32,911 / 1,645,773
Archaeology
32,545 / 1,004,907
Surgery
30,804 / 1,440,616
Linguistics
27,962 / 1,084,695
Public Health
26,922 / 1,559,617
Demography
25,975 / 1,495,612
Astrophysics and Astronomy
22,440 / 867,887
Art & Design
21,035 / 584,870

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 1997 31497
1991 2153 34789
1992 2218 38712
1993 2393 39161
1994 2494 43605
1995 2594 47361
1996 3075 52390
1997 3195 58056
1998 3440 67230
1999 3318 74236
2000 3748 84084
2001 3905 98726
2002 4211 111428
2003 4366 125200
2004 4802 143574
2005 5516 164859
2006 5898 187589
2007 6246 213709
2008 7177 239778
2009 7756 275856
2010 8404 305373
2011 8802 349805
2012 9972 400356
2013 11021 454848
2014 11834 504955
2015 12863 560714
2016 13780 603732
2017 14999 672645
2018 15206 713761
2019 16854 841562
2020 19483 1018705
2021 22572 1300265
2022 17756 1179176
Academic rankings

Tuition

The tuition table for University of Oxford gives an overview of costs but prices are approximate and subject to change and don't include accommodation, textbooks, or living expenses. The costs of programs might differ significantly for local and international students. The only source of truth for current numbers is the university's official website.

Program Annual Tuition Cost Currency
Undergraduate £9,250 GBP
Graduate £11,500 - £35,300 GBP
MBA £59,500 GBP
Executive MBA £87,000 GBP
Doctoral £7,730 - £25,700 GBP

The University of Oxford has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by University of Oxford.

Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.

Programs Bachelor Master Doctoral
Art & Design Yes Yes Yes
Biology Yes Yes Yes
Business Yes Yes Yes
Chemistry Yes Yes Yes
Computer Science Yes Yes Yes
Economics Yes Yes Yes
Engineering Yes Yes Yes
Environmental Science Yes Yes Yes
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Yes Yes Yes
Mathematics Yes Yes Yes
Medicine Yes Yes Yes
Physics Yes Yes Yes
Psychology Yes Yes Yes
Doctorate Archaeology, Biochemistry, Botany, Chemistry, Classical Languages, Computer Science, Earth Sciences, Economics, Education, Engineering, English, Fine Arts, Geography, Health Sciences, History, International Relations and Diplomacy, Law, Linguistics, Mathematics, Modern Languages, Music Theory and Composition, Oriental Studies, Paediatrics, Pathology, Pharmacology, Philology, Philosophy, Phonetics, Political Sciences, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Psychology, Theology, Zoology

University of Oxford alumni

  1. J. R. R. Tolkien

    J. R. R. Tolkien
    Born in
    South Africa Flag South Africa
    Years
    1892-1973 (aged 81)
    Enrolled in the University of Oxford
    1911-1915 graduated with Master of Arts in English literature and English
    Occupations
    illustratorchildren's writerauthorpoetmilitary officer
    Biography

    John Ronald Reuel Tolkien was an English writer and philologist. He was the author of the high fantasy works The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings.

  2. Anthony Eden

    Anthony Eden
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1897-1977 (aged 80)
    Occupations
    aristocratpoliticiandiplomat
    Biography

    Robert Anthony Eden, 1st Earl of Avon, KG, MC, PC was a British politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Conservative Party from 1955 until his resignation in 1957.

  3. Rupert Murdoch

    Rupert Murdoch
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1931-.. (age 92)
    Enrolled in the University of Oxford
    In 1953 graduated with Master of Arts
    Occupations
    entrepreneurfinancierpublisherbusinesspersoneditor
    Biography

    Keith Rupert Murdoch is an Australian-born American billionaire businessman and media proprietor. Through his company News Corp, he is the owner of hundreds of local, national, and international publishing outlets around the world, including in the UK (The Sun and The Times), in Australia (The Daily Telegraph, Herald Sun, and The Australian), in the US (The Wall Street Journal and the New York Post), book publisher HarperCollins, and the television broadcasting channels Sky News Australia and Fox News (through the Fox Corporation). He was also the owner of Sky (until 2018), 21st Century Fox (until 2019), and the now-defunct News of the World. With a net worth of US$21.7 billion as of 2 March 2022, Murdoch is the 31st richest person in the United States and the 71st richest in the world according to Forbes magazine.

  4. Imran Khan

    Imran Khan
    Born in
    Pakistan Flag Pakistan
    Years
    1952-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    autobiographerinvestorinternational forum participantcricketerpolitician
    Biography

    Imran Ahmed Khan Niazi is a Pakistani politician and former cricket captain who served as the 22nd Prime Minister of Pakistan from August 2018 until April 2022. He is the founder and chairman of the political party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI).

All 100 notable alumni

University of Oxford faculties and divisions

Department/Division : Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Botany, Chemistry, Computer Science, Earth Sciences, Engineering, Materials Engineering, Physics, Statistics, Zoology
Department/Division : Medical Sciences Anatomy, Biochemistry, Experimental Psychology, Genetics, Health Sciences, Medicine, Neurosciences, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Oncology, Orthopaedics, Paediatrics, Pathology, Pharmacology, Physiology, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Surgery
Department/Division : Social Sciences African Studies, Anthropology, Archaeology, Business Administration, Development Studies, Eastern European Studies, Economics, Education, Environmental Studies, Geography, International Relations and Diplomacy, Latin American Studies, Law, Middle Eastern Studies, Political Sciences, Sociology
Faculty : Classics Ancient Civilizations, Archaeology, Classical Languages
Faculty : English English, Literature
Faculty : History History
Faculty : Linguistics, Philology, and Phonetics Linguistics, Philology, Phonetics
Faculty : Medieval and Modern Languages Catalan, Celtic Languages and Studies, Czech, French, German, Greek, Italian, Linguistics, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Slavic Languages, Spanish
Faculty : Music Music
Faculty : Oriental Studies Ancient Civilizations, Asian Studies, Christian Religious Studies, East Asian Studies, Hebrew, Islamic Studies, Jewish Studies
Faculty : Philosophy Philosophy
Faculty : Theology and Religion Religion, Theology
Institute : American American Studies
School : Art Fine Arts, Painting and Drawing, Photography, Printing and Printmaking, Sculpture, Video

General information

Founded 1096
Motto Dominus illuminatio mea
Colors oxford blue

Location and contacts

Address University Offices, Wellington Square
Oxford, OX1 2JD
United Kingdom
City population 152,000

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