Choose Your Oxford College

Ranking of Oxford colleges according to: old college, close to centre.

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  1. University College 94

    1. Second oldest, founded 1249. 96
    2. 12th closest to the centre, at 0.17 miles. 91
  2. Balliol College 93

    1. Third oldest, founded 1263. 95
    2. 11th closest to the centre, at 0.16 miles. 91
  3. Merton College 93

    1. Fourth oldest, founded 1264. 94
    2. 13th closest to the centre, at 0.17 miles. 91

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  1. Exeter College 92

    1. Fifth closest to the centre, at 0.1 miles. 96
    2. Sixth oldest, founded 1314. 88
  2. Oriel College 91

    1. Fourth closest to the centre, at 0.1 miles. 96
    2. Seventh oldest, founded 1326. 86
  3. St Edmund Hall 89

    1. Fifth oldest, founded 1278. 93
    2. 20th closest to the centre, at 0.24 miles. 85
  4. Blackfriars 87

    1. The oldest, founded 1221. 100
    2. 27th closest to the centre, at 0.38 miles. 74
  5. Lincoln College 87

    1. The closest to the centre, at 0.05 miles. 100
    2. 10th oldest, founded 1427. 73
  6. The Queen's College 86

    1. 17th closest to the centre, at 0.21 miles. 88
    2. Eighth oldest, founded 1341. 84
  7. All Souls College 83

    1. Sixth closest to the centre, at 0.12 miles. 94
    2. 11th oldest, founded 1438. 72
  8. New College 82

    1. 18th closest to the centre, at 0.23 miles. 86
    2. Ninth oldest, founded 1379. 79
  9. Brasenose College 80

    1. Second closest to the centre, at 0.08 miles. 98
    2. 13th oldest, founded 1509. 63
  10. Corpus Christi College 78

    1. Seventh closest to the centre, at 0.12 miles. 94
    2. 14th oldest, founded 1517. 62
  11. Jesus College 76

    1. Third closest to the centre, at 0.09 miles. 97
    2. 18th oldest, founded 1571. 54
  12. Christ Church 75

    1. Eighth closest to the centre, at 0.15 miles. 92
    2. 15th oldest, founded 1546. 58
  13. Trinity College 74

    1. Ninth closest to the centre, at 0.16 miles. 91
    2. 16th oldest, founded 1554. 57
  14. Magdalen College 72

    1. 25th closest to the centre, at 0.36 miles. 75
    2. 12th oldest, founded 1458. 69
  15. Pembroke College 69

    1. 14th closest to the centre, at 0.17 miles. 90
    2. 20th oldest, founded 1624. 48
  16. St John's College 68

    1. 23rd closest to the centre, at 0.3 miles. 80
    2. 17th oldest, founded 1555. 57
  17. Wadham College 67

    1. 19th closest to the centre, at 0.23 miles. 85
    2. 19th oldest, founded 1610. 49
  18. Hertford College 62

    1. 10th closest to the centre, at 0.16 miles. 91
    2. 22nd oldest, founded 1740. 33
  19. Worcester College 55

    1. 26th closest to the centre, at 0.37 miles. 74
    2. 21st oldest, founded 1714. 36
  20. Campion Hall 50

    1. 16th closest to the centre, at 0.2 miles. 88
    2. 34th oldest, founded 1896. 12
  21. St Peter's College 48

    1. 15th closest to the centre, at 0.2 miles. 88
    2. 36th oldest, founded 1929. 8
  22. Regent's Park College 48

    1. 28th closest to the centre, at 0.41 miles. 72
    2. 23rd oldest, founded 1810. 23
  23. Harris Manchester College 47

    1. 21st closest to the centre, at 0.28 miles. 82
    2. 32nd oldest, founded 1889. 13
  24. Nuffield College 42

    1. 22nd closest to the centre, at 0.3 miles. 80
    2. 38th oldest, founded 1958. 4
  25. Mansfield College 42

    1. 29th closest to the centre, at 0.42 miles. 71
    2. 31st oldest, founded 1886. 14
  26. Keble College 42

    1. 30th closest to the centre, at 0.45 miles. 68
    2. 24th oldest, founded 1870. 16
  27. St Benet's Hall 40

    1. 31st closest to the centre, at 0.46 miles. 68
    2. 35th oldest, founded 1897. 12
  28. St Cross College 40

    1. 24th closest to the centre, at 0.35 miles. 76
    2. 41st oldest, founded 1965. 3
  29. St Hilda's College 38

    1. 32nd closest to the centre, at 0.5 miles. 64
    2. 33rd oldest, founded 1893. 13
  30. Somerville College 37

    1. 34th closest to the centre, at 0.55 miles. 60
    2. 28th oldest, founded 1879. 14
  31. Linacre College 32

    1. 33rd closest to the centre, at 0.54 miles. 61
    2. 39th oldest, founded 1962. 4
  32. St Catherine's College 32

    1. 35th closest to the centre, at 0.56 miles. 60
    2. 40th oldest, founded 1963. 4
  33. St Anne's College 30

    1. 37th closest to the centre, at 0.73 miles. 46
    2. 29th oldest, founded 1879. 14
  34. Wycliffe Hall 29

    1. 38th closest to the centre, at 0.77 miles. 43
    2. 26th oldest, founded 1877. 15
  35. St Stephen's House 27

    1. 39th closest to the centre, at 0.81 miles. 39
    2. 25th oldest, founded 1876. 15
  36. Green Templeton College 25

    1. 36th closest to the centre, at 0.68 miles. 49
    2. 42nd oldest, founded 1979. 1
  37. Lady Margaret Hall 25

    1. 42nd closest to the centre, at 0.86 miles. 35
    2. 27th oldest, founded 1878. 15
  38. St Antony's College 21

    1. 40th closest to the centre, at 0.83 miles. 37
    2. 37th oldest, founded 1953. 5
  39. Kellogg College 18

    1. 41st closest to the centre, at 0.84 miles. 37
    2. 44th oldest, founded 1990. 0
  40. St Hugh's College 16

    1. 43rd closest to the centre, at 1.07 miles. 18
    2. 30th oldest, founded 1886. 14
  41. Wolfson College 1

    1. 43rd oldest, founded 1981. 1
    2. 44th closest to the centre, at 1.3 miles. 0

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