Undergraduate Study

Here at New College, we are very proud of our wonderful and diverse student body and encourage a friendly, open atmosphere through the college in which everyone can flourish both socially and academically. 

If you are a prospective student and would like to visit New College, we suggest you come to one of the University Open Days in July or September, when most colleges and University departments are open. 

We admit students for the majority of subjects offered by the University, and consider applications for deferred entry. For more information, take a look at our prospectus below. 

If you have any questions at all about applying to New College, or the University of Oxford in general, please email admissions@new.ox.ac.uk

International Applicants

New College welcomes applications from international students. One third of all University of Oxford students, including 17% of undergraduates, are international citizens, and come from over 140 countries. 

If you are an international student and are interested in applying to the University of Oxford, visit the dedicated University website for guidance. 

Second BAs

New College accepts applications from mature students who wish to renew their education or change their career. We also welcome applications from candidates who have recently achieved a Bachelor's degree in a subject or field very different from the one for which they apply here. We do not accept applications for second BA's from candidates who have recently completed a BA in the same subject or a subject very close to the one for which they apply here, and therefore do not accept applications for Senior Status. 

Younger and Mature Students

The majority of undergraduate applicants to New College are aged between 18 and 20 when they start university. However, we accept applications from prospective students of all ages, provided they have achieved the required qualifications, or are on track to do so in the academic year in which they apply. Those offered a place who will be 16 or 17 on their course start date will be sent the College's Guidance and Forms for under 18 students and a personalised risk assessment. Examples of these documents can be found in the Dean's Handbook. If a student will be under 16 at the start of the course, until the term following the one in which they turn 16, they will need to reside with a parent or approved guardian outside of College within the distance stipulated in the University residency requirements. Mature students are also very welcome to apply to New College and can find useful information about applying as a mature student on the Oxford website. If you have questions about applying as a younger or mature student, please do not hesitate to contact the Admissions Administrator at admissions@new.ox.ac.uk

New College Prospectus

The above shows the New College prospectus. If you cannot see the information contained within it, you can download the prospectus in PDF format

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