The proportion of students from state schools admitted to Oxford rose from 55.61 percent to 62.3 percent between 2015 and 2019 according to the university’s Annual Admissions Statistical Report.
The proportion identifying as Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) rose from 14.5 percent to 22.1 percent over the same time period, the university’s publication Cherwell reported.
The proportion from socio-economically disadvantaged areas rose from 8.6 percent to 12.2 percent while the proportion of women rose from 47.5 percent to 54.4 percent.
The University’s full report can be found here.
State school intake at the University of Cambridge increased to a record 68.7 percent of total acceptances, up from 65.2 percent in 2018-2019.
The 3.5 percent increase is the largest year-on-year jump in state school intake since 2012.