One of the most prestigious and leading universities in the UK and the world- the University of Oxford is the most popular yet elite destination for students from the UK and countries all across the globe, who wish to achieve admission in this highly selective, elite and esteemed university. 

Ranked 4th in the QS World University Rankings 2023, it comes second only to one other UK University- Cambridge. The university has been consecutively ranked among the top 5 universities in the world for over a decade now. 

The University of Oxford is the oldest university in the English-speaking world; in fact, it is so old that it is difficult to determine when it was originally established, though it is believed that classes were held there as early as the eleventh century. The University of Oxford does not have a single campus; instead, its structures and amenities are dispersed across the historic city centre. It has 44 colleges and halls and is the biggest library system in the UK and is situated in and around Oxford’s mediaeval city centre.  Colleges are autonomous organisations to which applicants often apply directly.  

Humanities; Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences; Medical Sciences; and Social Sciences are Oxford University’s four academic divisions. The university’s special area of strength is the sciences, and it is the top medical school in the world. International students can choose from around 400 courses at the University of Oxford. Medicine, Business, Law, and Humanities are among the popular disciplines at the University of Oxford. 


  • Undergraduates make up 48% of the total student body, graduate students 50%, and other students 2%. 

    1. 12,683 students are enrolled in undergrad programs. 
    2. There are 5,987 male students and 6,696 females. 

    23% of all undergraduates are international students. 

    1. Over 160 countries and territories are represented among the Oxford student body. The largest groups of international students are those from the USA, China, Germany, Canada, and India. 
  • Your fee status depends on your nationality, your immigration status in the UK, where you have been living and what you have been doing for the three years prior to the start of your course. 
  • The cost of Education at Oxford for International students in the AY 2023 is between £28,950 and £44,240 (30.5L -46.5L INR) 
  • Clinical fees for Overseas Medical students in year 5 and 6 is significantly higher. It is £52,490 (55.2L INR) 
  • Fees and charges will usually increase annually. 
  • Living costs in the UK for 9 months( including food, housing, travel, personal items, and social activities) can range between £11,610- £16,560 (12.2L-17.4L INR). 
  • The undergraduate acceptance rate at the University of Oxford is 17%. The following are the admission requirements for the University of Oxford: 
    • A-level equivalent international qualifications 
A*A*AOverall- A1, A1,A1,A1,A2
A1 in all subjects relevant to course
Overall- 90%+
95%+ in 4 subjects
85%+ in 1 subject
A*AAOverall- A1, A1,A1,A2,A2
A1 in all subjects relevant to course
Overall- 90%+
95%+ in 3 subjects
85%+ in 2 subjects
AAAOverall- A1, A1,A2,A2,A2
A1 in all subjects relevant to course
Overall- 90%+
95%+ in 2 subjects
85%+ in 3 subjects
  • All Oxford graduates’ impressive skill sets are highly sought after by employers, so whatever degree course you study, you will have a very wide choice of careers. 
  • Six months after leaving, the majority of Oxford graduates are in employment or in further study, 8% were doing something else such as taking time out to travel and only 4% were looking for work. 
  • The work according to industry is as follows. 
  • University of Oxford has tied knots with leading recruiters like Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Deloitte, Cisco, Goldman Sachs International, HSBC, Huawei, and many more international companies.  
  • Sunday Times league table of graduate salaries stated that Computer Scientists from Oxford are earning an average of 43,895 GBP (44.57 lakhs INR), six months after graduating. 
    • If you’re going to the UK for more than 6 months, you need a Student Visa. 
    • A Student Visa application is made online from your country of nationality and residence. 
    • The earliest you can submit an application is 6 months before the start date of your program listed on your CAS. 
    • As part of the application process, you will be required to give biometric information. 
    • You MUST complete the process to obtain your Student visa before coming to the UK.  
    • You CANNOT come to the UK as a visitor and switch visa status 
    • You must apply online for a Student visa. 
    • a current passport or other valid travel documentation 
    • a Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS) from your course provider 
    • proof you have enough money to support yourself and pay for your course – this will vary depending on your circumstances 
    • a valid ATAS certificate if your course and nationality require it and if you are studying certain science subjects, mathematics, engineering, technology, or medicine or a 4-year undergraduate Masters in Physics or Materials.  
    • proof of parental or other legal guardian consent if you’re under 18 
    • proof of your relationship to your parent or guardian if you’re under 18 
    • your tuberculosis test results 
    • written consent for your application from your financial sponsor if you’ve received sponsorship for your course fees and living costs in the last 12 months 
    • If you’re under 18 you’ll need written consent from both parents or legal guardians 
    • You must also prove your knowledge of the English language when you apply.