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Ranking of Oxford colleges according to: large number of undergraduates studying classical archaeology and ancient history, high percentage of state school students.

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  1. St John's College 75

    1. Third most undergraduates studying Classical Archaeology and Ancient History, with 6 in 2007/8. 86
    2. Second highest percentage of state school students: 65.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 65
  2. Lincoln College 61

    1. The most undergraduates studying Classical Archaeology and Ancient History, with 7 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 16th highest percentage of state school students: 51.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 21
  3. Balliol College 57

    1. Second most undergraduates studying Classical Archaeology and Ancient History, with 6 in 2007/8. 86
    2. 13th highest percentage of state school students: 53.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 28

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  1. Keble College 56

    1. Fourth most undergraduates studying Classical Archaeology and Ancient History, with 5 in 2007/8. 71
    2. 11th highest percentage of state school students: 58% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 41
  2. St Hilda's College 53

    1. Seventh most undergraduates studying Classical Archaeology and Ancient History, with 4 in 2007/8. 57
    2. Sixth highest percentage of state school students: 60.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 49
  3. Wadham College 51

    1. Fourth highest percentage of state school students: 63.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 58
    2. Ninth most undergraduates studying Classical Archaeology and Ancient History, with 3 in 2007/8. 43
  4. Lady Margaret Hall 43

    1. Fifth most undergraduates studying Classical Archaeology and Ancient History, with 5 in 2007/8. 71
    2. 20th highest percentage of state school students: 48.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 14
  5. Magdalen College 42

    1. Eighth most undergraduates studying Classical Archaeology and Ancient History, with 4 in 2007/8. 57
    2. 14th highest percentage of state school students: 53.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 27
  6. Somerville College 41

    1. 11th most undergraduates studying Classical Archaeology and Ancient History, with 3 in 2007/8. 43
    2. 12th highest percentage of state school students: 57.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 40
  7. Worcester College 36

    1. Sixth most undergraduates studying Classical Archaeology and Ancient History, with 4 in 2007/8. 57
    2. 21st highest percentage of state school students: 48.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 14
  8. Merton College 31

    1. Seventh highest percentage of state school students: 60% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 47
    2. 15th most undergraduates studying Classical Archaeology and Ancient History, with 1 in 2007/8. 14
  9. Exeter College 24

    1. 10th most undergraduates studying Classical Archaeology and Ancient History, with 3 in 2007/8. 43
    2. 25th highest percentage of state school students: 45.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 5
  10. 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. 18th most undergraduates studying Classical Archaeology and Ancient History, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  11. Oriel College 21

    1. 10th highest percentage of state school students: 58.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 42
    2. 17th most undergraduates studying Classical Archaeology and Ancient History, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  12. Christ Church 19

    1. 13th most undergraduates studying Classical Archaeology and Ancient History, with 2 in 2007/8. 29
    2. 24th highest percentage of state school students: 47.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 10
  13. Corpus Christi College 16

    1. 18th highest percentage of state school students: 50.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 19
    2. 16th most undergraduates studying Classical Archaeology and Ancient History, with 1 in 2007/8. 14
  14. University College 16

    1. 12th most undergraduates studying Classical Archaeology and Ancient History, with 2 in 2007/8. 29
    2. 29th highest percentage of state school students: 45.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 3
  15. Brasenose College 9

    1. 14th most undergraduates studying Classical Archaeology and Ancient History, with 1 in 2007/8. 14
    2. 27th highest percentage of state school students: 45.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 4

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