Welcome to Clare College, the University of Cambridge's second oldest college.
Founded in 1326, Clare College is home to seventeenth century architecture, stunning gardens, and a riverside location in the heart of the city. Warm, forward thinking, and with a reputation for academic excellence, Clare welcomes students of all backgrounds to a community in which they will thrive academically and personally.
Clare celebrates 50 years of co-education
We are delighted to mark 50 years of co-education this year, 2022 - 2023 with a programme of special events as well as stories from 50 inspiring female alumnae.
Clare in Numbers
years of admitting women
Nobel Prize winners
Meet our students
As a medical student, I’m one of the frequent library dwellers, and Clare’s Forbes Mellon Library is such a lovely and warm environment to work in, conveniently placed in the middle of Memorial Court! I live in Castle Court this year, and it’s really nice to cycle to Memorial Court in the afternoon with some friends, work for a couple of hours, before a walk through the beautiful Old Court and over Clare bridge to enjoy a Buttery dinner (especially roast on Sundays!).
Jenny, Clare Student