Our mission is to educate and open doors for well qualified students from a limited number of participating US colleges and universities through a relatively short, intensive period of study under the guidance of Oxford tutors to the same standard and in the same manner as matriculated Oxford undergraduates, while providing a high level of support and pastoral care.
The Oxford Programme for Undergraduate Studies (OPUS) operates a well integrated academic study abroad programme in Oxford on behalf of a number of participating US colleges and universities. These institutions recommend well-qualified students on the basis of the academic requirements indicated below and subject to final acceptance in Oxford; bill students according to their own fee structure; and issue credits on the basis of tutorial assessments transferred from Oxford. Procedures, minimum application information, and administrative structures are implemented by OPUS taking into account the individual requirements of each participating institution.
In order to ensure that students are not concentrated at a single location, OPUS works with a number of colleges in Oxford. The colleges with which OPUS is associated are: