Each year Peterhouse admits about 80 undergraduates studying for their first degree. Our undergraduates are drawn from a diverse range of educational, cultural and social backgrounds and we welcome applicants from all types of schools both in the UK and abroad. We are committed to offering the widest possible access to Cambridge based on academic ability, achievement and the potential to achieve. 

If you are predicted, or have secured, high grades in your school leaving exams we would strongly encourage you to think about applying. For entrance requirements for specific subjects, see our  courses.

We hope that you will find all of the information you need on our website, but please don't hesitate to contact us with any questions or if you wish to arrange a visit. 

Why Peterhouse?

Peterhouse is a vibrant College and a beautiful, fun place to live. See here for the many reasons why Peterhouse may be the right college for you, from its central location and great facilities to its supportive, friendly atmosphere. 

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How to Apply

Details of how to apply to Peterhouse: how the process works and what we look for .

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Meet the Directors of Studies

Are you considering Peterhouse as your college? Your Directors of Studies will guide you through your academic courses, so one of the best ways to make your decision is to learn more about your Director of Studies on our subjects pages.

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Offer Holders and Freshers

Information for offer-holders and new students about to start studying at Peterhouse: what do you need to do, and when?

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Current Applicants

Information for current applicants: now that you have applied, what happens next?

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