Why 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 offers:

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.

Undergraduate students at Merton

There are approximately 300 undergraduate students at Merton College. Merton students have a well-earned reputation for academic excellence, with Merton regularly scoring highly on the Norrington Table.