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 27 Nobel laureates, 26 British prime ministers (most recently David Cameron) and many foreign heads of state.

university of oxford's ranking in europe
2016-2017

1st

Engineering & Technology

1st

Arts & Humanities

1st

Business & Economics

*The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2016-2017

undergraduate admissions statistics
2015

acceptance rate %

Overall
18
%
From China
10
%
From Hong Kong
11
%
10%

Total Chinese Acceptance Rate

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