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

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  1. St John's College 65

    1. Second highest percentage of state school students: 65.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 65
    2. Sixth most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 31 in 2007/8. 64
  2. Wadham College 63

    1. Fourth most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 32 in 2007/8. 68
    2. Fourth highest percentage of state school students: 63.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 58
  3. Jesus College 55

    1. Fifth most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 32 in 2007/8. 68
    2. Ninth highest percentage of state school students: 58.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 42

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  1. University College 52

    1. The most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 41 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 29th highest percentage of state school students: 45.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 3
  2. Balliol College 48

    1. Third most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 32 in 2007/8. 68
    2. 13th highest percentage of state school students: 53.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 28
  3. St Catherine's College 46

    1. Second most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 34 in 2007/8. 75
    2. 19th highest percentage of state school students: 49.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 17
  4. Magdalen College 44

    1. Eighth most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 30 in 2007/8. 61
    2. 14th highest percentage of state school students: 53.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 27
  5. Keble College 44

    1. Ninth most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 26 in 2007/8. 46
    2. 11th highest percentage of state school students: 58% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 41
  6. Merton College 43

    1. Seventh highest percentage of state school students: 60% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 47
    2. 13th most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 24 in 2007/8. 39
  7. St Hilda's College 40

    1. Sixth highest percentage of state school students: 60.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 49
    2. 18th most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 22 in 2007/8. 32
  8. Somerville College 40

    1. 12th highest percentage of state school students: 57.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 40
    2. 11th most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 24 in 2007/8. 39
  9. New College 39

    1. Seventh most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 31 in 2007/8. 64
    2. 22nd highest percentage of state school students: 48.4% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 13
  10. Hertford College 37

    1. Fifth highest percentage of state school students: 61.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 52
    2. 22nd most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 19 in 2007/8. 21
  11. St Hugh's College 32

    1. 10th most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 25 in 2007/8. 43
    2. 15th highest percentage of state school students: 51.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 21
  12. Oriel College 26

    1. 10th highest percentage of state school students: 58.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 42
    2. 26th most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 16 in 2007/8. 11
  13. St Edmund Hall 26

    1. 19th most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 22 in 2007/8. 32
    2. 17th highest percentage of state school students: 50.6% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 20
  14. Worcester College 25

    1. 14th most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 23 in 2007/8. 36
    2. 21st highest percentage of state school students: 48.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 14
  15. Lady Margaret Hall 23

    1. 20th most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 22 in 2007/8. 32
    2. 20th highest percentage of state school students: 48.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 14
  16. St Anne's College 23

    1. Eighth highest percentage of state school students: 59.4% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 46
    2. 28th most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 13 in 2007/8. 0
  17. Christ Church 23

    1. 15th most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 23 in 2007/8. 36
    2. 24th highest percentage of state school students: 47.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 10
  18. Exeter College 21

    1. 17th most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 23 in 2007/8. 36
    2. 25th highest percentage of state school students: 45.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 5
  19. Brasenose College 20

    1. 16th most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 23 in 2007/8. 36
    2. 27th highest percentage of state school students: 45.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 4
  20. Pembroke College 20

    1. 12th most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 24 in 2007/8. 39
    2. 30th highest percentage of state school students: 44% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 0
  21. Lincoln College 18

    1. 16th highest percentage of state school students: 51.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 21
    2. 24th most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 17 in 2007/8. 14
  22. Trinity College 17

    1. 21st most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 21 in 2007/8. 29
    2. 26th highest percentage of state school students: 45.6% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 5
  23. Corpus Christi College 15

    1. 18th highest percentage of state school students: 50.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 19
    2. 27th most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 16 in 2007/8. 11
  24. St Peter's College 13

    1. 25th most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 17 in 2007/8. 14
    2. 23rd highest percentage of state school students: 47.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 11
  25. The Queen's College 9

    1. 23rd most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 17 in 2007/8. 14
    2. 28th highest percentage of state school students: 45.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 4

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