For students thinking about degree options through a Rhodes scholarship, the foundation continues to support second BA programs. This used to be a more common degree choice, and the foundation still feels it is an excellent choice, worthy of consideration. In choosing the second BA, students experience Oxford’s tutorial system–one of the institutions great strengths. The Oxford “MA” (Master of Arts) degree is awarded to anyone with an Oxford BA seven years after matriculation, i. e., five years after someone completes a two year BA with Senior Status, or four years after one completes a three year BA with Senior Status. All separately examined Oxford masters’ degrees are described as MSc, MStud, MPhil, Mlitt, MBA, MPP. Applicants thinking about a second BA should also have a potential graduate program in mind too, given the competitiveness in BA admissions. As always, degree choices are not a factor in selection as a Rhodes scholar.