Balliol College

Academic excellence

Balliol College is a place where people of exceptional potential study with academics who are experts in their field.

Social responsibility

In this community in the centre of Oxford, Balliol generates ideas and educates people who seek to change the world for the better.

Wolfson History Prize

Two Balliol people have been shortlisted for the prestigious Wolfson History Prize: Professor James Belich and Dr Halik Kochanski.

Why apply to Balliol?

Have a look at some academic reasons to choose Balliol if you are thinking of applying to Oxford for your undergraduate degree.

Undergraduate Freshers

If you’re coming to Balliol next term as an undergraduate, please read all the important information in the Freshers’ e‑Guide.