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Ranking of Oxford colleges according to: large number of undergraduates studying biochemistry, high percentage of private school students.

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  1. Trinity College 98

    1. The most undergraduates studying Biochemistry, with 20 in 2007/8. 100
    2. Fifth highest percentage of private school students: 54.4% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 95
  2. Exeter College 92

    1. Sixth highest percentage of private school students: 54.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 95
    2. Third most undergraduates studying Biochemistry, with 18 in 2007/8. 89
  3. University College 84

    1. Second highest percentage of private school students: 54.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 97
    2. Eighth most undergraduates studying Biochemistry, with 15 in 2007/8. 72

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  1. St Hugh's College 84

    1. Second most undergraduates studying Biochemistry, with 18 in 2007/8. 89
    2. 16th highest percentage of private school students: 48.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 79
  2. Pembroke College 83

    1. The highest percentage of private school students: 56% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 100
    2. 12th most undergraduates studying Biochemistry, with 14 in 2007/8. 67
  3. Brasenose College 81

    1. Fourth highest percentage of private school students: 54.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 96
    2. 10th most undergraduates studying Biochemistry, with 14 in 2007/8. 67
  4. The Queen's College 81

    1. Third highest percentage of private school students: 54.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 96
    2. 11th most undergraduates studying Biochemistry, with 14 in 2007/8. 67
  5. St Catherine's College 80

    1. 12th highest percentage of private school students: 50.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 83
    2. Fifth most undergraduates studying Biochemistry, with 16 in 2007/8. 78
  6. New College 77

    1. Ninth highest percentage of private school students: 51.6% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 87
    2. 13th most undergraduates studying Biochemistry, with 14 in 2007/8. 67
  7. Corpus Christi College 77

    1. 13th highest percentage of private school students: 49.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 81
    2. Seventh most undergraduates studying Biochemistry, with 15 in 2007/8. 72
  8. Christ Church 76

    1. Seventh highest percentage of private school students: 52.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 90
    2. 15th most undergraduates studying Biochemistry, with 13 in 2007/8. 61
  9. St Peter's College 75

    1. Eighth highest percentage of private school students: 52.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 89
    2. 16th most undergraduates studying Biochemistry, with 13 in 2007/8. 61
  10. St Edmund Hall 74

    1. 14th highest percentage of private school students: 49.4% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 80
    2. Ninth most undergraduates studying Biochemistry, with 14 in 2007/8. 67
  11. Lady Margaret Hall 68

    1. 11th highest percentage of private school students: 51.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 86
    2. 20th most undergraduates studying Biochemistry, with 11 in 2007/8. 50
  12. Somerville College 66

    1. Sixth most undergraduates studying Biochemistry, with 15 in 2007/8. 72
    2. 19th highest percentage of private school students: 42.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 60
  13. St Anne's College 66

    1. Fourth most undergraduates studying Biochemistry, with 16 in 2007/8. 78
    2. 23rd highest percentage of private school students: 40.6% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 54
  14. Lincoln College 62

    1. 15th highest percentage of private school students: 48.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 79
    2. 22nd most undergraduates studying Biochemistry, with 10 in 2007/8. 44
  15. Magdalen College 61

    1. 17th highest percentage of private school students: 46.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 73
    2. 21st most undergraduates studying Biochemistry, with 11 in 2007/8. 50
  16. Oriel College 60

    1. 14th most undergraduates studying Biochemistry, with 13 in 2007/8. 61
    2. 21st highest percentage of private school students: 41.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 58
  17. St Hilda's College 53

    1. 18th most undergraduates studying Biochemistry, with 12 in 2007/8. 56
    2. 25th highest percentage of private school students: 39.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 51
  18. Wadham College 51

    1. 17th most undergraduates studying Biochemistry, with 13 in 2007/8. 61
    2. 27th highest percentage of private school students: 36.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 42
  19. Hertford College 49

    1. 19th most undergraduates studying Biochemistry, with 11 in 2007/8. 50
    2. 26th highest percentage of private school students: 38.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 48
  20. Worcester College 43

    1. 10th highest percentage of private school students: 51.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 86
    2. 24th most undergraduates studying Biochemistry, with 2 in 2007/8. 0
  21. St John's College 29

    1. 29th highest percentage of private school students: 34.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 35
    2. 23rd most undergraduates studying Biochemistry, with 6 in 2007/8. 22

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