St Peter’s is known for its friendliness, informality, good humour, excellent relations between students and tutors and its strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. Located in the heart of central Oxford, the College offers a wide range of subjects and welcomes students from all backgrounds and all parts of the world.
All freshers are accommodated in single study bedrooms on the main site. Attractive, en-suite college residences, with communal kitchens, are located close by for students in other year groups. A delicious range of food is available three times a day at subsidised prices in the beautiful college Dining Hall. The student-run bar and flourishing programme of community activities adds to the warmth of college life. Both the college library and the dedicated law library are open 24/7. A student finance officer, and hardship funds, are available to help support students.
A wide range of sports is played at St Peter’s. The college has access to shared sports facilities, including a boathouse and subsidised gym membership.
Music, the arts and college publications thrive and distinguished speakers regularly give talks. The college supports a lively instrumental and jazz performance programme and its wonderful mixed-voice choir continues the college’s strong choral tradition.
Read more on the college website.
St Peter’s is...
...everyone being so supportive of each other. St Peter’s is truly a home away from home!
...is made up of amazing people, especially the staff and tutors who are always willing to go above and beyond to make sure you feel supported in every way possible.
...a 10/10 close-knit and inclusive community, whether you are mid-essay or mid-pint.
...a college where you’ll be appreciated for being yourself.
...a well-grounded atmosphere and vibrant student body.
To compare facilities across different colleges, please visit our College Facilities Table.
|All first years on site|
|Usually offered for first year and one other year|
|Usually offered for three years|
|Usually offered for all years|
|Some vacation storage for international students|
|Gym on site|
|Library open 24/7|
|Wi-Fi throughout college|
|Multi-faith prayer room|
|Clubs & societies activities|
|College student magazine/paper|
|Some subject societies|
- Archaeology and Anthropology
- Biochemistry (Molecular and Cellular)
- Earth Sciences (Geology)
- Economics and Management
- Engineering Science
- English Language and Literature
- English and Modern Languages
- History and Economics
- History and English
- History and Modern Languages
- History and Politics
- History of Art
- Law (Jurisprudence)
- Law with Law Studies in Europe
- Mathematics and Philosophy
- Mathematics and Statistics
- Medicine (Graduate Entry)
- Modern Languages
- Modern Languages and Linguistics
- Philosophy and Modern Languages
- Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE)
- Philosophy and Theology
- Physics and Philosophy
- Religion and Oriental Studies
- Theology and Religion
In order to ensure that all areas of the UK are fully supported by the University of Oxford, our colleges are working together to establish Oxford for UK, a series of regional outreach programmes offering tailored and local support to students of mixed ages, their parents and teachers.
Getting in touch with the college linked to your region has no influence on your chances of being accepted to this or any other particular college. You are also very welcome to get in touch with any other college for advice about applying or studying here.
St Peter's College is part of Oxford for North West.
Link Local Authorities
St Peter's College
New Inn Hall Street, Oxford OX1 2DL