What is the acceptance rate of Oxford?

What is the acceptance rate of Oxford?

17.5% (2015)University of Oxford / Acceptance rate
Oxford’s undergraduate acceptance rate is approximately 17%. To put this number in context, roughly 80% of undergraduates and 36% of graduate students are from the UK. International student acceptance rates vary slightly, but we’ll get to those numbers in a moment.

Is Oxford hard to get into?

The University of Oxford is a highly selective institution, with an acceptance rate of approximately 17%. However, the acceptance rate for international students applying to the school is lower: around 9% only. Still, nearly half of the students attending Oxford University are from outside the UK.

How prestigious is Oxford?

Oxford is ranked among the most prestigious universities in the world. The university is made up of thirty-nine semi-autonomous constituent colleges, six permanent private halls, and a range of academic departments which are organised into four divisions.

How long is a term in Oxford?

eight weeks
Oxford’s year is divided into three terms and three vacations. Within each term, a “Full Term” of eight weeks is the main teaching period.

Is Oxford or Harvard harder to get into?

If you are taking a simplistic view, Oxford is better in terms of acceptance rate, accepting 17% of applicants compared to Harvard’s tiny 4.5%. Additionally, Oxford beats Harvard in the Times’ Ranking – Oxford came first, whereas Harvard came third.

What day do Oxford weeks start?

University of Oxford terms Tradition being everything, each term is considered to start on a Sunday, and the week leading up to that Sunday is known as “0th week” (pronounced “Noughth” week, i.e. like “north” but with a hard T before the “th”). Thereafter, each Sunday begins 1st, 2nd, 3rd or 4th (etc) week.

What is the best major in Oxford University?

Best Courses to Study at Oxford

  • Linguistics.
  • History.
  • Medicine.
  • Biomedical Sciences.
  • Natural Sciences.
  • Archaeology and Anthropology.
  • Computer Science & Information Systems.
  • Law & Legal Studies. Oxford has established itself a good reputation for offering the top-notch master’s in legal education.

Does Oxford Check GCSE?

GCSEs. GCSEs will be taken in to account when we consider your application but they are just one aspect that we look at. GCSE results will be considered alongside your personal statement, academic reference, predicted grades and performance in any written work or written test required for your course.

How do Oxford Terms work?

Each academic year at Oxford University is divided into three terms: Michaelmas term from October to December. Hilary term from January to March. Trinity term from April to June.

What date does Oxford Brookes start?


Semester 1
16 – 20 September 2019 Enrolment and induction
27 January – 3 April 2020 Teaching period
6 April – 17 April 2020 Easter break
20 April – 16 May 2020 Teaching period and exams

Does the University provide Oxford term dates in other formats?

The University does not currently provide these dates in any other format. However: The IT Team at Wolfson College provides Oxford term date files in iCal, CSV and Google calendar format. CAN’T FIND WHAT YOU’RE LOOKING FOR?

When should I arrive in Oxford for my first year?

There is a ‘freshers’ week’ immediately before the start of Michaelmas term to help new students settle in, so you will probably be required to arrive in Oxford at the beginning of October or end of September in your first year. The exact date you will need to arrive may vary slightly between colleges.

When should I stay in Oxford?

Some students choose to stay in Oxford in 9th and 10th weeks of Michaelmas term (in December) to help with interviews in their college. Some students also stay in Oxford until 10th week in Trinity term (usually June/July) to help with University open days.

What format do the Oxford term date files come in?

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