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

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  1. Somerville College 60

    1. Second most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 4 in 2007/8. 80
    2. 12th highest percentage of state school students: 57.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 40
  2. Brasenose College 52

    1. The most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 5 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 27th highest percentage of state school students: 45.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 4
  3. Wadham College 49

    1. Fourth highest percentage of state school students: 63.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 58
    2. Fifth most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 40

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  1. Merton College 44

    1. Seventh highest percentage of state school students: 60% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 47
    2. Seventh most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 40
  2. St Anne's College 43

    1. Eighth highest percentage of state school students: 59.4% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 46
    2. Fourth most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 40
  3. Jesus College 41

    1. Ninth highest percentage of state school students: 58.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 42
    2. 11th most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 40
  4. Magdalen College 34

    1. 10th most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 40
    2. 14th highest percentage of state school students: 53.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 27
  5. St John's College 32

    1. Second highest percentage of state school students: 65.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 65
    2. 19th most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  6. Mansfield College 31

    1. Third highest percentage of state school students: 65% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 62
    2. 18th most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  7. St Hugh's College 31

    1. Eighth most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 40
    2. 15th highest percentage of state school students: 51.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 21
  8. Worcester College 27

    1. Sixth most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 40
    2. 21st highest percentage of state school students: 48.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 14
  9. New College 27

    1. Ninth most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 40
    2. 22nd highest percentage of state school students: 48.4% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 13
  10. Exeter College 23

    1. 12th most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 40
    2. 25th highest percentage of state school students: 45.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 5
  11. The Queen's College 22

    1. Third most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 40
    2. 28th highest percentage of state school students: 45.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 4
  12. 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 Classics and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  13. Christ Church 15

    1. 14th most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 1 in 2007/8. 20
    2. 24th highest percentage of state school students: 47.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 10
  14. Balliol College 14

    1. 13th highest percentage of state school students: 53.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 28
    2. 20th most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  15. Trinity College 12

    1. 13th most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 1 in 2007/8. 20
    2. 26th highest percentage of state school students: 45.6% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 5
  16. Lady Margaret Hall 7

    1. 20th highest percentage of state school students: 48.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 14
    2. 16th most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  17. University College 2

    1. 29th highest percentage of state school students: 45.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 3
    2. 15th most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0

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