34,509 graduate applications were received for entry in the academic year 2020-21.
Our graduate students represent many countries and cultures, and are from a wide variety of academic and professional backgrounds.
Graduate headline figures
10,890 applications (31.6%) were for graduate research degrees and 23,619 were for graduate taught degrees (68.4%).
24,566 applications (71.2%) were received from candidates domiciled outside of the UK. Of these, 3,718 (10.8%) were domiciled in EU countries and 20,848 (60.4%) in non-EU countries. 9,943 (28.8%) of applications were from candidates domiciled in the UK.
30,096 individuals applied to one or more graduate programme.
The total number of acceptances was 6,697. Of those accepting their offer of a place at Oxford in 2020-21, 3,374 (50.4%) were male and 3,323 (49.6%) were female.