Brasenose College, Oxford

Brasenose College (BNC),[3] is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom. It was founded in 1509, with the library and chapel added in the mid-17th century and the new quadrangle in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Brasenose College
Arms: see below
LocationRadcliffe Square
Coordinates51.753206°N 1.254731°W / 51.753206; -1.254731
Full nameThe Principal and Scholars of the King’s Hall and College of Brasenose in Oxford
Latin nameAula regia et collegium aenei nasi
Established1509; 512 years ago (1509)
Named afterBronze door knocker
Previous namesBrazen Nose College
Sister collegeGonville and Caius College, Cambridge
PrincipalJohn Bowers
Undergraduates365[1] (2017/2018)
Endowment£149.0 million (2018)[2]
Boat clubBrasenose College Boat Club
Location in Oxford city centre

For the four-degree years 2011–2014, Brasenose averaged 10th in the Norrington Table (an unofficial measure of performance in undergraduate degree examinations).[4] In a recent Oxford Barometer Survey, Brasenose’s undergraduates registered 98% overall satisfaction.[5] In recent years around 80% of the UK undergraduate intake have been from state schools.[6][7][8]

Brasenose is home to one of the oldest rowing clubs in the world, Brasenose College Boat Club.