Mansfield College, Oxford is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in England. As of December 2012, the college comprises 214 undergraduates, 102 graduates, 36 visiting students and 58 fellows and academics.
The college was founded in 1838 as Spring Hill College, Birmingham, a college for Nonconformist students. In the nineteenth century, although students from all religious denominations were legally entitled to attend universities, they were forbidden by statute from taking degrees unless they conformed to the Church of England.
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