University of Oxford

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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 small city of Oxford (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), South East England. Officially recognized/chartered by the Privy Council, University of Oxford is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational UK higher education institution. University of Oxford offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 924 years old UK higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 20-30% making this UK higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. University of Oxford also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym
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

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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

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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

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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

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Oxford's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Yes

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Privy Council


Year of first Accreditation

1248


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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

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Open Education Global

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