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New post 14 May 2018, 09:37
Hi all,

I've been admitted to Oxford Said and am preparing to make the big move there in the fall. I'm trying to plan a realistic budget but can't find much insight on how I should plan to spend monthly during the MBA (and still haven't found alumni willing to share). While Said does provide an estimated budget, the range is too big (£12,168 - £18,655) and I really don't know where I should place my budget.

Does anyone here have any idea on what would be an ok monthly budget for Oxford? I know it depends a lot but just a general idea would be of great help!

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New post 27 May 2018, 20:08
isalvr wrote:
Hi all,

I've been admitted to Oxford Said and am preparing to make the big move there in the fall. I'm trying to plan a realistic budget but can't find much insight on how I should plan to spend monthly during the MBA (and still haven't found alumni willing to share). While Said does provide an estimated budget, the range is too big (£12,168 - £18,655) and I really don't know where I should place my budget.

Does anyone here have any idea on what would be an ok monthly budget for Oxford? I know it depends a lot but just a general idea would be of great help!

Thanks in advance



If I were you, I will choose the average of (£12,168 - £18,655). I assume you are someone that does not waste money or spend money on frivolities.
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New post 27 May 2018, 20:19
Hi! I lived in Oxford for about 6 months. Depending on your college and their graduate housing availability, I would average about 1200 pounds per month if you are living in college. If you are living outside, it will cost more but should still be under 1500 for a room - especially if you live on Cowley Rd or near Brooks and not in the center (just a 20 min walk or 5 min bus ride). Beers are 4 pounds, bagel and coffee are 5 pounds, meals are always less than 10 (you can also save some money by eating in college dining). I also suggest sandwich shops at the market for cheap eats. Club membership is about 15 pounds a year. If you want to be part of the guild, I think that is 100 pounds. Hope that gives you some guidance!


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