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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 state school students.

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  1. St John's College 77

    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. Second highest percentage of state school students: 65.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 65
  2. Balliol College 71

    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. 13th highest percentage of state school students: 53.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 28
  3. Keble College 64

    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. 11th highest percentage of state school students: 58% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 41

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  1. St Hilda's College 62

    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. Sixth highest percentage of state school students: 60.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 49
  2. Magdalen College 61

    1. Third most tutors for Classical Archaeology and Ancient History, with 6 in 2007/8. 100
    2. Eighth most undergraduates studying Classical Archaeology and Ancient History, with 4 in 2007/8. 57
    3. 14th highest percentage of state school students: 53.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 27
  3. Lady Margaret Hall 49

    1. Fifth most undergraduates studying Classical Archaeology and Ancient History, with 5 in 2007/8. 71
    2. 10th most tutors for Classical Archaeology and Ancient History, with 4 in 2007/8. 60
    3. 20th highest percentage of state school students: 48.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 14
  4. Corpus Christi College 44

    1. Second most tutors for Classical Archaeology and Ancient History, with 6 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 18th highest percentage of state school students: 50.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 19
    3. 16th most undergraduates studying Classical Archaeology and Ancient History, with 1 in 2007/8. 14
  5. Lincoln College 40

    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. 18th most tutors for Classical Archaeology and Ancient History, with 1 in 2007/8. 0
  6. Wadham College 40

    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
    3. 15th most tutors for Classical Archaeology and Ancient History, with 2 in 2007/8. 20
  7. Brasenose College 40

    1. Fourth most tutors for Classical Archaeology and Ancient History, with 6 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 14th most undergraduates studying Classical Archaeology and Ancient History, with 1 in 2007/8. 14
    3. 27th highest percentage of state school students: 45.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 4
  8. Christ Church 39

    1. Eighth most tutors for Classical Archaeology and Ancient History, with 5 in 2007/8. 80
    2. 13th most undergraduates studying Classical Archaeology and Ancient History, with 2 in 2007/8. 29
    3. 24th highest percentage of state school students: 47.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 10
  9. Worcester College 37

    1. Sixth most undergraduates studying Classical Archaeology and Ancient History, with 4 in 2007/8. 57
    2. 11th most tutors for Classical Archaeology and Ancient History, with 3 in 2007/8. 40
    3. 21st highest percentage of state school students: 48.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 14
  10. Somerville College 34

    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
    3. 16th most tutors for Classical Archaeology and Ancient History, with 2 in 2007/8. 20
  11. Merton College 34

    1. Seventh highest percentage of state school students: 60% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 47
    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
  12. University College 31

    1. Ninth most tutors for Classical Archaeology and Ancient History, with 4 in 2007/8. 60
    2. 12th most undergraduates studying Classical Archaeology and Ancient History, with 2 in 2007/8. 29
    3. 29th highest percentage of state school students: 45.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 3
  13. Exeter College 29

    1. 10th most undergraduates studying Classical Archaeology and Ancient History, with 3 in 2007/8. 43
    2. 13th most tutors for Classical Archaeology and Ancient History, with 3 in 2007/8. 40
    3. 25th highest percentage of state school students: 45.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 5
  14. Oriel College 27

    1. 10th highest percentage of state school students: 58.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 42
    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 22

    1. Eighth highest percentage of state school students: 59.4% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 46
    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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