/BAME students make up one-fifth of new Oxford undergraduates

BAME students make up one-fifth of new Oxford undergraduates

Figure represents rise of almost 50% on 2014 but 12 colleges accepted five or fewer black pupils between 2017 and 2019, report reveals

One in five British undergraduates who won a place to study at the University of Oxford last year were from black and minority ethnic backgrounds, but privately educated students are still significantly overrepresented, according to the latest admissions data.

The university says it is making “steady progress towards a more inclusive student body”, with the proportion of British students from black and minority ethnic backgrounds now at 22.1%, up from 14.5% five years ago.

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