Choose Your Oxford College

Ranking of Oxford colleges according to: old college.

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  1. Blackfriars 100

    1. The oldest, founded 1221. 100
  2. University College 96

    1. Second oldest, founded 1249. 96
  3. Balliol College 95

    1. Third oldest, founded 1263. 95

Others to think about

  1. Merton College 94

    1. Fourth oldest, founded 1264. 94
  2. St Edmund Hall 93

    1. Fifth oldest, founded 1278. 93
  3. Exeter College 88

    1. Sixth oldest, founded 1314. 88
  4. Oriel College 86

    1. Seventh oldest, founded 1326. 86
  5. The Queen's College 84

    1. Eighth oldest, founded 1341. 84
  6. New College 79

    1. Ninth oldest, founded 1379. 79
  7. Lincoln College 73

    1. 10th oldest, founded 1427. 73
  8. All Souls College 72

    1. 11th oldest, founded 1438. 72
  9. Magdalen College 69

    1. 12th oldest, founded 1458. 69
  10. Brasenose College 63

    1. 13th oldest, founded 1509. 63
  11. Corpus Christi College 62

    1. 14th oldest, founded 1517. 62
  12. Christ Church 58

    1. 15th oldest, founded 1546. 58
  13. Trinity College 57

    1. 16th oldest, founded 1554. 57
  14. St John's College 57

    1. 17th oldest, founded 1555. 57
  15. Jesus College 54

    1. 18th oldest, founded 1571. 54
  16. Wadham College 49

    1. 19th oldest, founded 1610. 49
  17. Pembroke College 48

    1. 20th oldest, founded 1624. 48
  18. Worcester College 36

    1. 21st oldest, founded 1714. 36
  19. Hertford College 33

    1. 22nd oldest, founded 1740. 33
  20. Regent's Park College 23

    1. 23rd oldest, founded 1810. 23
  21. Keble College 16

    1. 24th oldest, founded 1870. 16
  22. St Stephen's House 15

    1. 25th oldest, founded 1876. 15
  23. Wycliffe Hall 15

    1. 26th oldest, founded 1877. 15
  24. Lady Margaret Hall 15

    1. 27th oldest, founded 1878. 15
  25. Somerville College 14

    1. 28th oldest, founded 1879. 14
  26. St Anne's College 14

    1. 29th oldest, founded 1879. 14
  27. St Hugh's College 14

    1. 30th oldest, founded 1886. 14
  28. Mansfield College 14

    1. 31st oldest, founded 1886. 14
  29. Harris Manchester College 13

    1. 32nd oldest, founded 1889. 13
  30. St Hilda's College 13

    1. 33rd oldest, founded 1893. 13
  31. Campion Hall 12

    1. 34th oldest, founded 1896. 12
  32. St Benet's Hall 12

    1. 35th oldest, founded 1897. 12
  33. St Peter's College 8

    1. 36th oldest, founded 1929. 8
  34. St Antony's College 5

    1. 37th oldest, founded 1953. 5
  35. Nuffield College 4

    1. 38th oldest, founded 1958. 4
  36. Linacre College 4

    1. 39th oldest, founded 1962. 4
  37. St Catherine's College 4

    1. 40th oldest, founded 1963. 4
  38. St Cross College 3

    1. 41st oldest, founded 1965. 3
  39. Green Templeton College 1

    1. 42nd oldest, founded 1979. 1
  40. Wolfson College 1

    1. 43rd oldest, founded 1981. 1
  41. Kellogg College 0

    1. 44th oldest, founded 1990. 0

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