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Ranking of Oxford colleges according to: large number of undergraduates studying classics and modern languages, high percentage of private school students.

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  1. Brasenose College 98

    1. The most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 5 in 2007/8. 100
    2. Fourth highest percentage of private school students: 54.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 96
  2. Somerville College 70

    1. Second most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 4 in 2007/8. 80
    2. 19th highest percentage of private school students: 42.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 60
  3. The Queen's College 68

    1. Third highest percentage of private school students: 54.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 96
    2. Third most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 40

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  1. Exeter College 67

    1. Sixth highest percentage of private school students: 54.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 95
    2. 12th most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 40
  2. New College 63

    1. Ninth highest percentage of private school students: 51.6% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 87
    2. Ninth most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 40
  3. Worcester College 63

    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 Classics and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 40
  4. St Hugh's College 59

    1. 16th highest percentage of private school students: 48.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 79
    2. Eighth most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 40
  5. Trinity College 58

    1. Fifth highest percentage of private school students: 54.4% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 95
    2. 13th most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 1 in 2007/8. 20
  6. Magdalen College 56

    1. 17th highest percentage of private school students: 46.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 73
    2. 10th most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 40
  7. Christ Church 55

    1. Seventh highest percentage of private school students: 52.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 90
    2. 14th most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 1 in 2007/8. 20
  8. Jesus College 49

    1. 22nd highest percentage of private school students: 41.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 58
    2. 11th most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 40
  9. University College 48

    1. Second highest percentage of private school students: 54.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 97
    2. 15th most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  10. St Anne's College 47

    1. 23rd highest percentage of private school students: 40.6% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 54
    2. Fourth most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 40
  11. Merton College 46

    1. 24th highest percentage of private school students: 40% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 53
    2. Seventh most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 40
  12. Lady Margaret Hall 43

    1. 11th highest percentage of private school students: 51.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 86
    2. 16th most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  13. Wadham College 41

    1. 27th highest percentage of private school students: 36.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 42
    2. Fifth most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 40
  14. Balliol College 36

    1. 18th highest percentage of private school students: 46.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 72
    2. 20th most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  15. Oriel College 29

    1. 21st highest percentage of private school students: 41.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 58
    2. 17th most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  16. Mansfield College 19

    1. 28th highest percentage of private school students: 35% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 38
    2. 18th most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  17. St John's College 18

    1. 29th highest percentage of private school students: 34.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 35
    2. 19th most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0

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