about oxford and
its university

about university of oxford

Oxford is a collegiate university, consisting of the central University and colleges. The central University is composed of academic departments and research centres, administrative departments, libraries and museums. The 38 colleges are self-governing and financially independent institutions, which are related to the central University in a federal system.

The university operates the largest university press in the world and the largest academic library system in the United Kingdom. Oxford has educated many notable alumni, including 55 Nobel laureates, 27 British prime ministers (the latest is Boris Johnson) and many foreign heads of state.

university of oxford's ranking
1st

Medical Sciences

1st

Engineering & Technology

1st

Arts & Humanities

1st

Business & Economics

*According to The Times Higher Education 2020 World University Rankings

undergraduate admissions statistics
2016-2018

acceptance rate %

Overall
16
%
From China
11
%
From Hong Kong
14
%
1st

Overall number 1 university in the world (for the 4th year in a row)

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