Which College is right for me?
- All colleges are within walking distance of lecture venues, study facilities, bars, cafes and shops.
- Most colleges can provide accessible accommodation. Please contact your college to discuss your needs.
- Postgraduate accommodation is single bedrooms only; no shared rooms except in the case of family accommodation.
- All student rooms have internet access.
- All colleges can cater for some special dietary requirements. Please contact your college to see how we may be able to meet your requirements.
However, every college has its own distinctive character, defined by its buildings, traditions and people.
College summary table
The total student numbers given includes all full-time undergraduate and postgraduate students. All colleges have a mix of both male and female students.
There are also four colleges that accept part-time and distance-learning applicants for membership; Hatfield College, St Aidan's College, St Mary's College and Van Mildert College. They have approximately 250-300 of these students in addition to the below total student numbers.
|Year founded||COLLEGE POPULATION||ACCOMMODATION||CATERING|
|See key below*||
|Grey||1959||1200||130||40||0%||N||FC & SC||Y|
|St Chad's||1904||559||152||49||71%||N||FC & SC||Y|
|St Cuthbert's||1888||1301||217||40||100%||Y||SC & 10M||N|
|Ustinov (PG only)||1965||1300||1300||410||100%||Y||SC||N|
*FC: Fully-catered (during undergraduate term-time) / SC: Self-catered / 10M: Optional 10 meal per week package
**All colleges have special dinner events throughout the year called 'Formals'. Some colleges practice the long-established tradition of wearing gowns at these events. Others are less formal and do not wear gowns to dine in.