University of Oxford

About the institution

The University of Oxford is consistently at, or near, the top of world and UK university rankings. It’s the oldest university in the English-speaking world, having been in existence for over 900 years; longer than both Magna Carta and the Aztec Empire. It’s a collegiate university and students will attend weekly supervisions with a tutor to discuss a topic in depth. The range of Oxford alumni have amassed over 120 Olympic medals and include Stephen Hawkings and 26 prime ministers.

Key facts (HESA 2013/14)

All students: 
25,904
Male UG students: 
49%
Female UG students: 
51%
Full-time students: 
68%
Under 21 on entry: 
66%
International: 
12%
Undergraduate: 
64%
Student-staff ratio: 
10.0
Average UCAS tariff: 
572.0

Degree classifications class of 2014 (HESA 2013/14)

First: 30%
2.1: 58%
2.2: 6%
Pass: 1%

Employability class of 2014 (DLHE 2013/14)

88%
In work or further study 6 months after graduation
51%
In professional employment 6 months after graduation
25,000
Median salary UK domiciled in FT employment


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