Graduate Admissions

 

Key Facts and Figures

The following tables provide information you may find useful when selecting a college.

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Admittance Restrictions

Some colleges have restrictions on admittance:

Women-only colleges: Lucy Cavendish, Murray Edwards and Newnham

Graduate Colleges: Clare Hall, Darwin, Hughes Hall, St Edmund's and Wolfson, only accept graduates or mature undergraduates.

Part-time study: Part-time study: All colleges except for Gonville & Caius, Pembroke and Peterhouse accept part-time students.

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College Community 2013-14


Key to Columns

Number of Fellows: Including Full Fellows; Research Fellows; Visiting Fellows; Emeritus Fellows
Total Students: Including undergraduate, mature undergraduate and graduate students
Graduate Students: Sum of students studying for 'PhD' or 'Other' categories
PhD: Number of students studying for a PhD
Other: Sum of students studying for graduate qualifications other than a PhD
Admissions Category: The ratio of applicants to offers:
Category A: Applications significantly higher than acceptances;
Category B: Applications higher than acceptances; or
Category C: Applications and acceptances in balance
Part-time: Whether the College accepts part-time research students

 

College Number of
Fellows
Total
Students
Graduate
Students
PhD Other Admissions
Category
Part-time
Christ's 84 617 208 127 81 B Yes
Churchill 165 770 290 190 100 B Yes
Clare 120 816 312 190 122 A Yes
Clare Hall 67 181 181 96 85 B Yes
Corpus Christi 54 483 223 145 78 B Yes
Darwin 68 633 633 421 212 C Yes
Downing 65 696 271 151 120 B Yes
Emmanuel
(2012-2013)
87 650 220 121 99 A Yes
Fitzwilliam 56 780 288 151 137 C Yes
Girton 118 722 220 102 118 B Yes
Gonville & Caius
(2012-2013)
114 775 253 161 92 B No
Homerton 90 1,324 695 144 551 A Yes
Hughes Hall 53 600 500 200 300 C Yes
Jesus 85 800 335 200 132 A Yes
King's 132 685 282 202 80 A Yes
Lucy Cavendish 40 370 226 77 149 C Yes
Magdalene 83 526 206 105 101 B Yes
Murray Edwards 58 548 188 109 79 C Yes
Newnham 70 644 264 127 137 C Yes
Pembroke 102 704 260 168 92 B No
Peterhouse 41 441 162 117 45 B Yes
Queens' 84 1007 496 272 224 B Yes
Robinson
(2012-2013)
82 558 172 51 121 C Yes
Selwyn 58 577 200 124 76 B Yes
Sidney Sussex 67 597 249 135 104 B Yes
St Catharine's 60 650 220 123 97 B Yes
St Edmund's 98 565 443 65 378 C Yes
St John's* 149 897 354 265 89 A No
Trinity
(2012-2013)
185 1,060 364 288 76 A Yes
Trinity Hall 75 638 258 185 78 A Yes
Wolfson 271 711 576 342 234 C Yes

*St John's College only accepts part-time students if the applicant is a former or current member of St John's.

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Accommodation and Costs (2013-14 projections)


Key to Columns

Couples, Families, Ensuite: Number of units for couples and families, number of ensuite rooms
% Graduates in College Acc.: % of total graduate student population who were housed in college-owned accomodation (including accomodation outside college walls)
Date for Accom.: Date by which students must have a confirmed University place to be eligible for accommodation in college
Single, Double, Family: Rent range per week (unless otherwise stated)
KFC: Additional weekly costs for Kitchen Fixed Charges

 

College Total
Graduate Units
Singles Doubles Families Ensuite % Graduates
in College
Acc.
Date for Accom. Single
(£)
Double
(£)
Family
(£)
Additional Weekly KFC
(£)
Christ's 98 94 0 0 4 45 1 Aug 105-149 16/6
Churchill 177 104 40 20 33 74 30 Aug 93-128 147 216 15
Clare 147 100 29 2 16 51 1 Sep 103-115 128-164 123.5
Clare Hall 98 36 40 0 22 62 31 Aug 85-189 96-196
Corpus Christi 134 84 3 6 41 65 1 Sep 99-193 228 115 13
Darwin 267 243 6 9 9 48 1 Aug 102-151 166 107
Downing n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 53 1 Aug n/a n/a
Emmanuel 110 110 0 0 0 66 30 Aug 84
Fitzwilliam 181 105 10 1 65 75 1 Sep 102-144 145-187 124 4.50
Girton 92 89 3 0 0 56 1 Aug 124-181 207 9
Gonville & Caius 139 126 13 0 0 80 15 Aug 118 219 39-78 per term
Homerton 139 73 0 0 66 31 31 Jul 89-124
Hughes Hall 277 271 6 n/a 116 55 1 Jul 106-130 180-238 125 per term
Jesus 235 172 29 8 26 n/a 1 Sep 105-124 183 137
King's 145 134 4 3 4 53 n/a 107-124 221 96 per term
Lucy Cavendish 90 73 4 n/a 13 75 1 Sep 117-130 222
Magdalene 109 66 6 21 16 73 10 Sep 100-118 212 106 13
Murray Edwards 47 7 n/a n/a 40 28 15 Aug 120-135 15
Newnham 114 114 0 0 0 n/a 1 Sep 127 5.5/10
Pembroke 166 121 5 1 39 72 1 Sep 86-145 215 106 145 per term
Peterhouse 117 107 9 0 1 100 89-152 210 7
Queens' 177 163 13 0 1 48 31 July 104-178
Robinson 80 31 2 0 47 72 1 Sep 117-138
Selwyn 131 82 15 0 34 56 1 Sep 109-130 232 5
Sidney Sussex 91 77 6 0 8 18 Mar 109-115 134 112-157
St Catharine's 123 51 5 0 67 60 1 Sep 103-113 176 47
St Edmund's 225 140 12 0 73 65 1 Aug 116-146 129-161
St John's 310 270 34 0 6 1 Sep 107-126 14
Trinity 296 175 8 14 99 82 15 Sep 94-130 156 121
Trinity Hall 143 82 15 0 46 88 31 Jul 102-122 186
Wolfson 411 103 17 291 66 1 Sep 89-144 166-242

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College acceptance statistics


If you are made a formal conditional offer of admission by the Board of Graduate Studies, you will automatically be considered for membership by at least one of the Colleges and you are guaranteed a College place.

Details about the ratio of applications offered membership by the different colleges can be found in the following attachment: