40,498 graduate applications were received for entry in the academic year 2021-22.
Our graduate students represent many countries and cultures, and are from a wide variety of academic and professional backgrounds.
Graduate headline figures
12,517 applications (30.9%) were for graduate research degrees and 27,981 applications (69.1%) were for graduate taught degrees.
29,192 applications (72.1%) were received from candidates with a country of domicile outside of the UK. 4,240 (10.5%) were domiciled in EU countries and 24,952 (61.6%) were domiciled in non-EU countries. 11,306 (27.9%) were domiciled in the United Kingdom.
35,046 individuals applied to one or more graduate programme.
The total number of acceptances was 6,270. Of those accepting their offer or a place at Oxford in 2021-22, 3,032 (48.4%) were male and 3,238 (51.6%) acceptances were female.