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

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  1. Balliol College 86

    1. The most tutors for Classical Archaeology and Ancient History, with 6 in 2007/8. 100
    2. Second most undergraduates studying Classical Archaeology and Ancient History, with 6 in 2007/8. 86
    3. 18th highest percentage of private school students: 46.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 72
  2. Magdalen College 77

    1. Third most tutors for Classical Archaeology and Ancient History, with 6 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 17th highest percentage of private school students: 46.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 73
    3. Eighth most undergraduates studying Classical Archaeology and Ancient History, with 4 in 2007/8. 57
  3. Lady Margaret Hall 72

    1. 11th highest percentage of private school students: 51.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 86
    2. Fifth most undergraduates studying Classical Archaeology and Ancient History, with 5 in 2007/8. 71
    3. 10th most tutors for Classical Archaeology and Ancient History, with 4 in 2007/8. 60

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  1. Keble College 70

    1. Seventh most tutors for Classical Archaeology and Ancient History, with 5 in 2007/8. 80
    2. Fourth most undergraduates studying Classical Archaeology and Ancient History, with 5 in 2007/8. 71
    3. 20th highest percentage of private school students: 42% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 59
  2. Brasenose College 70

    1. Fourth most tutors for Classical Archaeology and Ancient History, with 6 in 2007/8. 100
    2. Fourth highest percentage of private school students: 54.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 96
    3. 14th most undergraduates studying Classical Archaeology and Ancient History, with 1 in 2007/8. 14
  3. St John's College 67

    1. Third most undergraduates studying Classical Archaeology and Ancient History, with 6 in 2007/8. 86
    2. Sixth most tutors for Classical Archaeology and Ancient History, with 5 in 2007/8. 80
    3. 29th highest percentage of private school students: 34.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 35
  4. Christ Church 66

    1. Seventh highest percentage of private school students: 52.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 90
    2. Eighth most tutors for Classical Archaeology and Ancient History, with 5 in 2007/8. 80
    3. 13th most undergraduates studying Classical Archaeology and Ancient History, with 2 in 2007/8. 29
  5. Corpus Christi College 65

    1. Second most tutors for Classical Archaeology and Ancient History, with 6 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 13th highest percentage of private school students: 49.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 81
    3. 16th most undergraduates studying Classical Archaeology and Ancient History, with 1 in 2007/8. 14
  6. St Hilda's College 63

    1. Fifth most tutors for Classical Archaeology and Ancient History, with 5 in 2007/8. 80
    2. Seventh most undergraduates studying Classical Archaeology and Ancient History, with 4 in 2007/8. 57
    3. 25th highest percentage of private school students: 39.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 51
  7. University College 62

    1. Second highest percentage of private school students: 54.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 97
    2. Ninth most tutors for Classical Archaeology and Ancient History, with 4 in 2007/8. 60
    3. 12th most undergraduates studying Classical Archaeology and Ancient History, with 2 in 2007/8. 29
  8. Worcester College 61

    1. 10th highest percentage of private school students: 51.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 86
    2. Sixth most undergraduates studying Classical Archaeology and Ancient History, with 4 in 2007/8. 57
    3. 11th most tutors for Classical Archaeology and Ancient History, with 3 in 2007/8. 40
  9. Lincoln College 60

    1. The most undergraduates studying Classical Archaeology and Ancient History, with 7 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 15th highest percentage of private school students: 48.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 79
    3. 18th most tutors for Classical Archaeology and Ancient History, with 1 in 2007/8. 0
  10. Exeter College 59

    1. Sixth highest percentage of private school students: 54.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 95
    2. 10th most undergraduates studying Classical Archaeology and Ancient History, with 3 in 2007/8. 43
    3. 13th most tutors for Classical Archaeology and Ancient History, with 3 in 2007/8. 40
  11. Somerville College 41

    1. 19th highest percentage of private school students: 42.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 60
    2. 11th most undergraduates studying Classical Archaeology and Ancient History, with 3 in 2007/8. 43
    3. 16th most tutors for Classical Archaeology and Ancient History, with 2 in 2007/8. 20
  12. Merton College 36

    1. 24th highest percentage of private school students: 40% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 53
    2. 14th most tutors for Classical Archaeology and Ancient History, with 3 in 2007/8. 40
    3. 15th most undergraduates studying Classical Archaeology and Ancient History, with 1 in 2007/8. 14
  13. Wadham College 35

    1. Ninth most undergraduates studying Classical Archaeology and Ancient History, with 3 in 2007/8. 43
    2. 27th highest percentage of private school students: 36.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 42
    3. 15th most tutors for Classical Archaeology and Ancient History, with 2 in 2007/8. 20
  14. Oriel College 33

    1. 21st highest percentage of private school students: 41.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 58
    2. 12th most tutors for Classical Archaeology and Ancient History, with 3 in 2007/8. 40
    3. 17th most undergraduates studying Classical Archaeology and Ancient History, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  15. St Anne's College 25

    1. 23rd highest percentage of private school students: 40.6% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 54
    2. 17th most tutors for Classical Archaeology and Ancient History, with 2 in 2007/8. 20
    3. 18th most undergraduates studying Classical Archaeology and Ancient History, with 0 in 2007/8. 0

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