Students in the Chapel garden, 2019 - Photo: © John Cairns -

Study at Merton

Merton is one of the oldest and most beautiful colleges in Oxford, tucked away behind the High Street, with glorious views across Christ Church Meadows, but within easy reach of libraries, labs and the city centre. We are a vibrant, diverse, inclusive, community with an exceptional record of academic success.

Merton is a relatively small college with around 90 undergraduates admitted per year, allowing a very close community feel.

Choosing to study at Merton means:

Merton College Alternative Prospectus - front cover

For an insight into what Merton is really like, take a look at our Alternative Prospectus, written by some of our current students - or follow one of our subject accounts on Twitter, all updated by students themselves.