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University of Oxford, a member of the prestigious Russell Group,  is the world’s oldest English-speaking university, and ranks consistently as the top university in the world. Established in 1096, the university consists of numerous semi-autonomou... read more

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I have made a lot of friends. I challenged myself both academically and personally. I also experienced a new culture and gained different perspectives. It pushed me and made me realize how much I can achieve. - Lawrence University View Entire Review
I gained stonger academic abilities and a new perspective on essentially everything. This was the most challenging and most rewarding experience of my life. - SUNY - College at Brockport View Entire Review
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Much - Brandeis University View Entire Review
It was an extremely richful and unique experience, I mature a lot and changed my perspective towards life. - Trinity University View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with Arcadia: Oxford - Oxford University
Very worthwhile and character building. Learned much about the culture and foreign education. - University of Texas - San Antonio View Entire Review
I gained an appreciation for the similarities of people across cultures. It was beyond worthwhile. It was a life changing experience. - Austin College View Entire Review
Absolutely completely worthwhile, I learned so much about how to think and what it really means to be a student. I was given insight into different parts of my personality that I never though existed. I was given the opportunity to meet some of the most wonderful people I have ever met in my life. I was also faced with some peop... - Villanova University View Entire Review
Yes, I learned a lot about my subject and my own academic needs. I know now that I don't want to attend graduate school for literature, because the solitary nature of that work does not suit me. However, I will carry the things I learned about England and lit in general with me for the rest of my life. - Middlebury College View Entire Review
I learned about the culture, different study methods, time management. I was able to travel. - Trinity University View Entire Review
I learned to write fast. If you're thinking about grad school, you should definitely think about Oxford. If you're a little more career oriented, it may not be the best option (hint: LSE) - Brandeis University View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with Arcadia: Oxford - Oxford University
Education should not be restrictive and should be rewarding! It was definitely worthwhile because of the tutors and knowledge. - The University of Texas at Austin View Entire Review
I learned how big the world is and now my new goal is to travel and experience different lifestyles. - SUNY - College at Geneseo View Entire Review
Everyone expects to change after going abroad, but it never happens the way we envision it to be. It's a subtle change-- something we realize only when we return and reflect back on our time abroad. I found my true character, I learned to draw inspiration from the life's simplicities, and led a balanced lifestyle. I explored the... - Austin College View Entire Review
It was extremely worthwhile. I learned a lot about many different cultures. - Austin College View Entire Review
Surprisingly for a study abroad program, what I gained the most from my time in the UK was academic. My tutor was a wonderful, helpful man, but he definitely pushed me. I learned a lot and became friends with him by the end. I also loved Oxford's 6-week-long Spring break, which gave me a TON of time to travel around the conti... - Villanova University View Entire Review
Oxford was incredible. During my time there, I have fallen even more in love with academia and with England. I am now considering applying there for grad school at some point in the future. - Carleton College View Entire Review

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University of Oxford, a member of the prestigious Russell Group,  is the world’s oldest English-speaking university, and ranks consistently as the top university in the world.

Established in 1096, the university consists of numerous semi-autonomous constituent colleges and halls, all of which maintain reputations as elite centers of learning. University of Oxford in its entirety is home to 24,000 students, approximately 11,000 of whom are international, from 160 countries. 

Oxford is highly competitive, and world renowned for its high academic standards and research and teaching excellence. Your studies through Arcadia at one of six Oxford colleges will take place in the framework of the tutorial system. 

This system requires intensive academic preparation and independent work, which you’ll then discuss one-on-one or in small groups with an assigned college tutor. This type of approach is excellent preparation for graduate level work.

This is a highly sought after and competitive opportunity for students at Junior or Senior standing with an excellent academic background, with early application deadlines. 

You can apply to study the sciences, social sciences, or arts at one of six colleges: St. Anne’s, St. Catherine’s, St. Edmund Hall, Lady Margaret Hall, Mansfield College, or Hertford College.  

The Oxford academic year is three terms, and students can choose between fall term, spring two term, or a full academic year, depending upon the college into which they’re accepted. Students applying to Hertford College, St Anne’s College, and Lady Margaret Hall have the option of extending the fall term to a full semester through special academic options.  

Each college at Oxford maintains its own social events and distinct college culture, while drawing from the amenities and characteristics of Oxford as a whole.Ancient and storied architecture blend with modern clubs and music venues, church steeples with pubs and eateries, and cloistered gardens with impressive theaters.

All these contrasts and synergies make Oxford a quintessential university town. You’ll find yourself in proximity to both quaint local villages and London (an hour away by train).


ARCADIA EXCURSIONS
Travel to fascinating places of interest that enhance your cultural immersion and give a meaningful context to your academic courses. Here is a sampling:


  • Harry Potter Studio Tour

  • Tower of London

  • London Street Art Tour

  • Hampton Court Day Excursion

  • Keats house

  • and more...

WHY ARCADIA?
Arcadia is a nationally recognized leader in higher education, offering exceptional study, research and internship experiences for students from colleges and universities across the US. Our unique combination of customized, diverse academic programming and comprehensive support allows students to explore new worlds, get to know themselves, boost their resumes for future job opportunities and graduate school, and experience the incredible growth and shifts in perspective that a culturally immersive experience can deliver. 

Please check our website for dates and the latest program information.

Program Type(s):
Study Abroad
Program Length(s):
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Academic Year
Instruction Language(s):
  • English
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • Environmental Science
  • Asian Studies
  • Near Eastern Studies, Middle Eastern Studies
  • Slavic Studies
  • Computer and Information Sciences
  • Engineering
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
  • Celtic Languages, Literature
  • Legal Studies
  • English Language and Literature
  • Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology
  • Physiology, Pathology
  • Mathematics, Statistics
  • Philosophy and Religious Studies
  • Chemistry
  • Psychology
  • Archeology
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • Political Science and Government
  • Fine Arts, Studio Arts
  • Music
  • History
Minimum GPA:
3.7
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Arcadia Scholarships

Arcadia aims to help students for whom financial assistance can mean the difference between participating on an Arcadia program and staying home. Arcadia scholarships are awarded to eligible applicants based on need. Approximately 70% of study abroad students who apply for aid from Arcadia receive some form of award

$250-$2,500

Deadlines:
Applications are received on a rolling basis.

Guidelines/Requirements:
Only students who have been accepted to a program from Arcadia Abroad will be considered for an award.

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