Why Choose Jesus College?
You can nominate Jesus College as your college of choice on the UCAS form. This page tells you more about Jesus College and why we might be the right choice for you. But you don't just have to take our word for it – why not get a Student’s Perspective on why they decided to choose Jesus College.
Our 80 or so academic staff (Fellows and Lecturers) are experts recruited both from the UK and internationally, whose interests cover a wide range of subjects within the humanities, sciences and social sciences. See the Academic Staff profiles to read more about their teaching and research.
The Jesus College Access Bursaries provide financial support to undergraduates. Over 25% of our undergraduates receive some bursary funding. See the Finance page for eligibility criteria and the current award levels.
Prizes and Grants
All undergraduates are eligible to apply for book grants. There are also generous grants for travel (academic-related and general) and for various cultural, musical and sporting activities. We also reward achievement with scholarships and exhibitions and various prizes. Read more about prizes and grants in the Undergraduate Prize List.
We are pleased to be able to offer high-quality Accommodation for all our undergraduates for the whole of their course. For more information, visit the Undergraduate Accommodation section.
Jesus College is located on an attractive historic site in the heart of Oxford, close to the libraries and University departments and faculties (including the Science Area), as well as the main shops, theatres, cinemas, museums, bars and restaurants. For the exact location, see the University's Map of the Colleges and Halls.
We also have two Annexe Sites, where students usually live after their first year.
With approximately 340 undergraduates and about 190 graduates, Jesus College is a medium-sized college with a friendly, close-knit, and International community.
We place great importance on IT provision in College, and have an IT support team on hand in College to offer advice. Read about our excellent IT Facilities.
All undergraduates are automatically members of the Junior Common Room. The lively JCR committee organises a wide range of social events, including fancy-dress nights, quizzes, karaoke, a sports day and dinner dance and a biennial Summer Ball. The College also boasts excellent sports facilities, a student-designed college bar, a music room, and a Chapel, which is home to a non-auditioning Choir and various music concerts. Read about the Student Societies at Jesus College.