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College rent and other charges

Colleges provide a wide variety of accommodation and meal options.

In this section, which applies only to graduate students who enter in 2016-17, you can see the typical charges by college for:

  • average college rent for single rooms on the main college site (for exact locations see our map of the colleges or visit the relevant college page)
  • average college rent for single rooms off the main college site (for exact locations visit the relevant college page)
  • average college rent for en-suite rooms on the main college site (for exact locations see our map of the colleges or visit the relevant college page)
  • average college rent for en-suite rooms off the main college site (for exact locations visit the relevant college page)
  • average college rent for accommodation for couples
  • average college rent for accommodation for families
  • average college rent for flats
  • meals provided by colleges and other college charges.

These costs are likely to increase annually. Please check with the college for the most accurate amounts.  

Please note that while accommodation can be requested, there is no guarantee that this will be available.

Single standard (non en-suite) rooms on the main college site

College

Number of rooms

Average weekly rent

Standard rental period for this type of room (in weeks)

Notes

Balliol0N/AN/AN/A
Blackfriars Hall0N/AN/AN/A
Brasenose0N/AN/AN/A
Campion Hall21£353.0024Charge includes food, utilities,Wi-Fi and UK phone calls
Christ Church40£146.0025Graduates have access to various discounted rates for 40 weeks and 11 month tenancies
Corpus Christi0N/AN/AN/A
Exeter0N/AN/AN/A
Green Templeton48£125.0044N/A
Harris Manchester College14£136.0038N/A
Hertford College2£127.2639N/A
Jesus College110£151.70243 terms x 8 weeks each
Keble College1£132.9339Please note we are developing our Ackland site and all Graduate accommodation for the next two academic years will be in rented or University properties.
Kellogg College20£153.5544.5N/A
Lady Margaret Hall37£113.9339N/A
Linacre57£125.0043N/A
Lincoln90£144.9037Bear Lane is considered to be main college site for graduates
Magdalen95£130.0636N/A
Mansfield College2£131.19 excluding utilities52Junior Dean & JD Assistant's rooms
Merton0N/AN/AN/A
New College0N/AN/AN/A
Nuffield22£119.6348N/A
Oriel29£142.4149N/A
Pembroke College24£125.0039N/A
Regent's Park College0N/AN/AN/A
Somerville College57£138.5346N/A
St Anne's College13£128.6442Eleanor Plumer house
St Antony's College87£134.263850 week contracts are available on a limited number of rooms
St Benet's Hall0N/AN/AN/A
St Catherine's College45£130.6238N/A
St Cross College18£148.5140N/A
St Edmund Hall0N/AN/AN/A
St Hilda's College0N/AN/AN/A
St Hugh's College22£131.5052Students can opt for 10 or 11 month tenancies, 12 months is usual.
St John's College45£118.7050 or 5250 weeks usually for freshers, 52 for current students
St Peter's College7£140.0027N/A
St Stephen's House22£128.0030The college also offers all year round rooms to those who need them
The Queen's College0N/AN/AN/A
Trinity College10£156.3112.5Based on 88 days rental x 3 terms
University College62£124.6038N/A
Wadham College5£137.3439N/A
Wolfson College105£119.772 to 52 weeksN/A
Worcester College2£85.5044N/A
Wycliffe Hall15£147.0038Includes some catering

Single standard (non en-suite) rooms not on the main college site

College

Number of rooms

Average weekly rent

Standard rental period for this type of room (number of weeks)

Notes

Balliol133£130.6744N/A
Blackfriars Hall10£157.5039N/A
Brasenose27£136.8550N/A
Campion Hall0N/AN/AN/A
Christ Church18As previous tabAs previous tabAs previous tab
Corpus Christi49£117.6344Students pay for 42 weeks and 2 weeks are free
Exeter3£137.0639N/A
Green Templeton31£125.0044N/A
Harris Manchester College0N/AN/AN/A
Hertford College29£127.263923 owned, 6 leased
Jesus College0N/AN/Aonly shared flats off site
Keble College33£127.7440N/A
Kellogg College0N/AN/AKellogg College does not have any accommodation not on the main College site.
Lady Margaret Hall0N/AN/AN/A
Linacre84£112.0043N/A
Lincoln8£137.0337St. John's Street accommodations
Magdalen0N/AN/AN/A
Mansfield College52£126.77, excluding utilities46 weeks - 12th Sep - 31st JulyTenancy period increased to bring us in line with University graduate tenancy dates. An option to extend the contract is available if required.
Merton65£135.8740N/A
New College98£140.4939N/A
Nuffield7£119.6348N/A
Oriel0N/AN/AN/A
Pembroke College9£116.0049N/A
Regent's Park College12£130.8846Rooms at Wellington Square under a University Nomination Agreement
Somerville College9£136.5050N/A
St Anne's College116£133.364681 at Robert Saunders House; 7 at 93 Walton; 6 at140 Kingston; 8 at 102 Cardigan; 14 at Castle Mill
St Antony's College26£134.263850 week contracts are available on a limited number of rooms
St Benet's Hall0N/AN/AN/A
St Catherine's College42£130.6238N/A
St Cross College74£142.3340N/A
St Edmund Hall79£159.8132N/A
St Hilda's College49£107.5151N/A
St Hugh's College0£-N/AN/A
St John's College36£111.3750 or 5250 weeks usually for freshers, 52 for current students
St Peter's College0N/AN/AN/A
St Stephen's House0N/AN/AN/A
The Queen's College14£124.39;As at 2015-2016 pay the same for ensuite or not
Trinity College35£115.9712.5based on 88 days rental x 3 terms
University College14£124.6038N/A
Wadham College53£117.0439N/A
Wolfson College0N/AN/AN/A
Worcester College34£108.4744N/A
Wycliffe Hall2£147.0041Includes some catering

Single en-suite rooms on the main college site

College

Number of rooms

Average weekly rent

Standard rental period for this type of room

Notes

Balliol0N/AN/AN/A
Blackfriars Hall0N/AN/AN/A
Brasenose0N/AN/AN/A
Campion Hall12£472.5024Charge includes food, utilities,Wi-Fi and UK phone calls
Christ Church0N/AN/AN/A
Corpus Christi2£-52 weeksAssistant Deans only
Exeter0N/AN/AN/A
Green Templeton2£136.0044N/A
Harris Manchester College5£136.0038N/A
Hertford College0N/AN/AN/A
Jesus College64£152.5324 weeks3 terms x 8 weeks each
Keble College0N/AN/AN/A
Kellogg College33£151.3644.5N/A
Lady Margaret Hall43£136.6439 weeksN/A
Linacre28£134.0043N/A
Lincoln0N/AN/AN/A
Magdalen32£157.3636N/A
Mansfield College0N/AN/AN/A
Merton0N/AN/AN/A
New College0N/AN/AN/A
Nuffield12£119.6348N/A
Oriel11£157.6549N/A
Pembroke College17£149.0039 or 49N/A
Regent's Park College0N/AN/AN/A
Somerville College0N/AN/AN/A
St Anne's College0N/AN/AN/A
St Antony's College102£167.303850 week contracts are available on a limited number of rooms
St Benet's Hall2£165.2035N/A
St Catherine's College0N/AN/AN/A
St Cross College53£156.8350N/A
St Edmund HallN/AN/AN/AN/A
St Hilda's College0N/AN/AN/A
St Hugh's College67£133.505210 and 11 month tenancies available
St John's College47£124.9850 or 5250 weeks usually for freshers, 52 for current students
St Peter's College0N/AN/AN/A
St Stephen's House17£145.0030we also offer all year round rooms to those who need them
The Queen's College2as previous tab51As at 2015/2016 - only our MCR President and Junior Dean
Trinity College9£156.3112.5Based on 88 days rental x 3 terms
University College3£124.6038N/A
Wadham College0N/AN/AN/A
Wolfson College126£131.3222 to 52 weeksN/A
Worcester College0N/AN/AN/A
Wycliffe Hall0N/AN/AN/A

Single en-suite rooms not on the main college site

College

Number of rooms

Average weekly rent

Standard rental period for this type of room

Notes

Balliol18£144.6736.5N/A
Blackfriars Hall0N/AN/AN/A
Brasenose70£143.6450N/A
Campion Hall0N/AN/AN/A
Christ Church0N/AN/AN/A
Corpus Christi1£-52Assistant Dean only
Exeter75£156.3039N/A
Green Templeton54£121.0044N/A
Harris Manchester College0N/AN/AN/A
Hertford College93£127.2639N/A
Jesus College0N/AN/AOnly shared flats off site
Keble College47£139.4636N/A
Kellogg College0N/AN/AKellogg College does not have any accommodation not on the main College site.
Lady Margaret Hall0N/AN/AN/A
Linacre0N/AN/AN/A
Lincoln84£165.0337N/A
Magdalen0N/AN/AN/A
Mansfield College25£118.44 excluding utilities52 weeksGraduate Assistant - annual contract, plus 24 rooms at Castle Mill
Merton92£135.8740N/A
New College0N/AN/AN/A
Nuffield0N/AN/AN/A
Oriel35£156.5049N/A
Pembroke College0N/AN/AN/A
Regent's Park College0N/AN/AN/A
Somerville College0N/AN/AN/A
St Anne's College0N/AN/AN/A
St Antony's College0N/AN/AN/A
St Benet's Hall7£130.9646N/A
St Catherine's College0N/AN/AN/A
St Cross College44£151.7950N/A
St Edmund Hall14£159.8132N/A
St Hilda's College62£142.9451N/A
St Hugh's College0N/AN/AN/A
St John's College14£123.0650 or 5250 weeks usually for freshers, 52 for current students
St Peter's College33£146.5038N/A
St Stephen's House0N/AN/AN/A
The Queen's College0N/AN/AN/A
Trinity College10£123.6412.5Based on 88 days rental x 3 terms
University College2£124.6038N/A
Wadham College15£131.9645These are en-suite at Castle Mill through a nomination agreement with the University.
Wolfson College0N/AN/AN/A
Worcester College33£139.2544N/A
Wycliffe Hall0N/AN/AN/A

Accommodation for couples

College

Number of rooms

Are these rooms on-site or off-site?

Average weekly rent per person

Standard rental period in weeks

Notes

Balliol0N/AN/AN/AN/A
Blackfriars Hall0N/AN/AN/AN/A
Brasenose0N/AN/AN/AN/A
Campion Hall0N/AN/AN/AN/A
Christ Church8 x 1 bed flats and 11 x 2 bed flatsOff-site but close to college1 bed: £12 per day person; 2 bed: £14.18 per day per person11 - 12 monthsN/A
Corpus Christi0N/AN/AN/AN/A
Exeter0N/AN/AN/AN/A
Green Templeton9Off site.£95.1944N/A
Harris Manchester College0N/AN/AN/AN/A
Hertford College6off-site£222.7452Accommodation rented per unit, not per person
Jesus College12off site210.77 per unit40 weeks40 weeks with no break, 12 months lease available on request
Keble College0N/AN/AN/AN/A
Kellogg College0N/AN/AN/AN/A
Lady Margaret Hall0N/AN/AN/AN/A
Linacre156 on site, 9 off site£81.0043N/A
Lincoln0N/AN/AN/AN/A
Magdalen16On-site£113.0040N/A
Mansfield College0N/AN/AN/AN/A
Merton0N/AN/AN/AN/A
New College0N/AN/AN/AN/A
Nuffield0N/AN/AN/AN/A
Oriel7 flatsoff-site (Rectory Rd)119.18 each49Only couples allowed - no families or friends sharing
Pembroke College5on-site£106.0049N/A
Regent's Park College0N/AN/AN/AN/A
Somerville College1off-site£143.0150N/A
St Anne's College0N/AN/AN/AN/A
St Antony's College14Both£164.4038 or 5038 or 50
St Benet's Hall1off-site£199.1146N/A
St Catherine's College0N/AN/AN/AN/A
St Cross College2Off-site£96.3640N/A
St Edmund HallN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
St Hilda's College0N/AN/AN/AN/A
St Hugh's College1on-site173.45 single occupancy52£200 per month additional charge for a spouse
St John's College38off-site£132.9252N/A
St Peter's College0N/AN/AN/AN/A
St Stephen's House3on-site£66.5030N/A
The Queen's College0N/AN/AN/AN/A
Trinity College0N/AN/AN/AN/A
University College25off-site, Staverton Road£218.7752 weeksN/A
Wadham College4Off-site£117.0439N/A
Wolfson College56On-site£199.292 to 52 weeksRent for flat not per person
Worcester College0N/AN/AN/AN/A
Wycliffe Hall1on-site£70.0052Rent is calculated as per adult, 2 per unit

Accommodation for families

College

Number of rooms

Are these rooms on-site or off-site?

Average weekly rent per person

Standard rental period in weeks

Notes

Balliol0N/AN/AN/AN/A
Blackfriars Hall0N/AN/AN/AN/A
Brasenose0N/AN/AN/AN/A
Campion Hall0N/AN/AN/AN/A
Christ Church0N/AN/AN/AN/A
Corpus Christi0N/AN/AN/AN/A
Exeter0N/AN/AN/AN/A
Green Templeton11 housesOff site2 bed £276, 3 bed £309.448 x 2 bed and 3 x 3 bed.
Harris Manchester College0N/AN/AN/AN/A
Hertford College0N/AN/AN/AN/A
Jesus College0N/AN/AN/AN/A
Keble College0N/AN/AN/AN/A
Kellogg College0N/AN/AN/AN/A
Lady Margaret Hall0N/AN/AN/AN/A
Linacre3off site£223 per unit43N/A
Lincoln0N/AN/AN/AN/A
Magdalen0N/AN/AN/AN/A
Mansfield College0N/AN/AN/AN/A
Merton0N/AN/AN/AN/A
New College0N/AN/AN/AN/A
Nuffield0N/AN/AN/AN/A
Oriel0N/AN/AN/AN/A
Pembroke College0N/AN/AN/AN/A
Regent's Park College0N/AN/AN/AN/A
Somerville College0N/AN/AN/AN/A
St Anne's College0N/AN/AN/AN/A
St Antony's College3Both£141.9838 or 50N/A
St Benet's Hall0N/AN/AN/AN/A
St Catherine's College0N/AN/AN/AN/A
St Cross College0N/AN/AN/AN/A
St Edmund Hall5off site£255.50yearly leaseN/A
St Hilda's College0N/AN/AN/AN/A
St Hugh's College0N/AN/AN/AN/A
St John's College20off-site£178.5352N/A
St Peter's College0N/AN/AN/AN/A
St Stephen's House0N/AN/AN/ASee flats
The Queen's College0N/AN/AN/AN/A
Trinity College0N/AN/AN/AN/A
University College0N/AN/AN/AClassed as couples accommodation, see previous tab
Wadham College0N/AN/AN/AN/A
Wolfson College320n-site£264.952 to 52 weeksRent for flat not per person
Worcester College0N/AN/AN/AN/A
Wycliffe Hall4off-site£125.0052Rent is calculated as per adult, 2 per unit

Flats

College

Number of rooms

Are these rooms on-site or off-site?

Number of bedrooms in each flat

Average weekly rent per person

Standard rental period in weeks

Notes

Balliol0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Blackfriars Hall0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Brasenose0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Campion Hall2On site2N/AN/AOn long term leases to an external party
Christ ChurchSee previous tabN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Corpus Christi0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Exeter10Off Site2 to 3227.85 average per unit50N/A
Green Templeton49Off site22 x 1 bed and 27 x 2 bed,£206 for 1 bed and £129 pp for 2 bed.44N/A
Harris Manchester College0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Hertford College6off-site1£222.7052Accommodation rented per unit, not per person
Jesus College75off site52 flats with 3 beds + 23 flats with 4 beds£118.3740 weeks40 weeks with no break, 12 month lease available on request
Keble College0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Kellogg College1On-site2£147.7544.5N/A
Lady Margaret Hall0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
LinacreIncluded in family accommodationN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Lincoln0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Magdalen0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Mansfield College0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Merton8off site1£196.7552N/A
New College0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Nuffield10Off-site1£148.38 per flatVariableWeekly rent is per flat, not per person
Oriel0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Pembroke College0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Regent's Park College0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Somerville College0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
St Anne's College1On-site. Rayne Flat for VIPs2£175.00N/AN/A
St Antony's College6Both14£169.7138 or 50N/A
St Benet's Hall0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
St Catherine's College0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
St Cross College0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
St Edmund Hall8off siteranges from 1 bedroom to 3 bedrooms£193.00yearly leaseN/A
St Hilda's College0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
St Hugh's College0N/AN/AN/AN/AAll our Graduate flats are currently occupied by our Junior Deans
St John's College60off-site1, 2 or 3£163.3352this rent is per unit as number of occupants fluctuates
St Peter's College0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
St Stephen's House17on-siteone, two and three bedroomsdepends on the size of the property52a one bedroom flat weekly rent (2person) is £
The Queen's College0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Trinity College0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
University College0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Wadham College0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Wolfson College0N/AN/AN/AN/AAs previous tab for couples
Worcester College4Off-site2£212.5948N/A
Wycliffe Hall0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A

Meals and other charges

College

Fuel, cleaning or other mandatory charges for living in college accommodation

Charges for a graduate student NOT living in college accommodation

Average cost if you choose to eat breakfast, lunch and dinner in college*

Additional graduate-specific catering charge

BalliolFuel c. £30 per term laundry £10 per termN/A£1,093.75Catering subsidy £34.82 per term
Blackfriars HallN/AN/AN/AN/A
Brasenose£70 per year for utilitiesN/A£1,156.75N/A
Campion HallAll these costs are included in the daily chargeN/A£2,800.00None
Christ ChurchFuel only based on useN/A£1,533.00Living out catering charge is £112.79 p.a.
Corpus ChristiN/AN/A£1,618.75N/A
ExeterN/AN/A£1,436.75N/A
Green TempletonN/AN/AN/AN/A
Harris Manchester CollegeN/AN/A£1,846.25N/A
Hertford CollegeMaintenance charge, ranging from £114-£336 depending upon locationMaintenance charge of £114£1,659.00N/A
Jesus CollegeHall charge (£72.09 per term)Hall charge (£35.68 per term)£2,021.25N/A
Keble CollegeN/AN/A£2,009.00N/A
Kellogg CollegeN/AN/A£1,837.00N/A
Lady Margaret HallCharges are included in rentN/A£1,575.00N/A
LinacreN/AN/A£3.60 per meal Monday to Friday lunch and dinner average. We charge according to meals taken. We do not provide breakfast.N/A
LincolnKitchen charge of £238.85/yearN/A£1,662.50See other mandatory living in charges
MagdalenN/A£31.50 fixed catering charge£1,552.25N/A
Mansfield CollegeUtility charges - these have been reduced for 2016/17 as the average costs from our suppliers are down and we have passed savings onto students.N/A£1,456.00N/A
MertonN/AN/A£1,608.25N/A
New CollegeN/AN/A£1,653.75N/A
NuffieldCharges are included in rentN/ALunches are free; other meals can be taken at pay-as-you-dine rates or with an optional low-table dinner plan (£105 per term) or an optional breakfast plan (£86 per term).Students who opt not to take the termly plans can take breakfast for £2.70 per meal, or low table dinner for £6.41 per meal.
OrielN/AN/A£2,030.00N/A
Pembroke College£360 pa for UtilitiesN/A£1,570.00Graduates are not obliged to eat College meals
Regent's Park CollegeUniversity Graduate Accommodation Office charge a £40 'sparkle clean' feeAt the beginning of the student's degree, College charge: a £300 refundable deposit ("caution money"); £90 to be added to the student's EPOS card, any unspent balance is refunded at the end of the degree.£2,121.00N/A
Somerville CollegeN/AN/A£2,318.75N/A
St Anne's CollegeN/AN/A£1,487.50N/A
St Antony's CollegeN/AN/A£1915.20 for lunch and dinnerAll students pay a hall charge of £84 per year
St Benet's HallN/AN/A£1,298.50includes formal Hall and wine
St Catherine's CollegeN/AN/A£1,867.25N/A
St Cross CollegeN/AN/ALunch, supper and Halls are pay as you go. Lunch is Mon-Fri £4.99. Supper c. 3 times a week £6.83. Hall once a week £10.21N/A
St Edmund Hallfuel and council tax charges on flats and housesN/AStudents can choose if they wish: £1338.75 cost for breakfast and dinner, lunch cost vary by choiceFormal hall dinner if taken is £13.00
St Hilda's CollegeN/AN/A£1,540.00Amount credited to Bod card for Graduates is to spend in Hall is £60 per term
St Hugh's CollegeN/AN/A£1,956.50N/A
St John's CollegeTermly Charge for rooms of £208.00 per termN/A£1,645.00N/A
St Peter's CollegeN/AN/A£1,681.75N/A
St Stephen's HouseElectricity is charged for those living in flats but gas central heating and water rates are included in rent£150 catering charge per annum to cover the formal dinners£1,750.00The colleges charges £50 per week to all graduates who live in college rooms for half board catering and they can take additional meals at the subsidised student rate. Those living in flats pay £150 per annum catering charge which covers the formal dinners for which there is no additional charge and they can take other meals at the subsidised student rate if wished.
The Queen's CollegeN/AN/A£1,564.50N/A
Trinity CollegeFuel only based on useN/A£1,942.50N/A
University CollegeN/A£199.68£1,923.25N/A
Wadham CollegeN/AConversely, we provide a grant to all graduates NOT living in College or University-owned accommodation. This is £392 for 2016/17. Could a question on living out grants be included in future surveys?£1,767.50N/A
Wolfson CollegeN/AOnce fee liability has been reached students pay a continuation fee up to submission. This is regardless of whether living in or out. This is a college fee paid by all continuing students, unrelated to accommodation and catering.N/AN/A
Worcester College£109.67 per term for utilities; £10.75 per term for amenities£10.75 per term for amenities£1,753.50N/A
Wycliffe HallN/AN/A£1,837.50N/A
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