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

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  1. Brasenose College 94

    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
    3. Third most tutors for Classics and Modern Languages, with 13 in 2007/8. 87
  2. The Queen's College 79

    1. The most tutors for Classics and Modern Languages, with 15 in 2007/8. 100
    2. Third highest percentage of private school students: 54.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 96
    3. Third most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 40
  3. Exeter College 72

    1. Sixth highest percentage of private school students: 54.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 95
    2. Seventh most tutors for Classics and Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 80
    3. 12th most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 40

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  1. Christ Church 68

    1. Second most tutors for Classics and Modern Languages, with 14 in 2007/8. 93
    2. Seventh highest percentage of private school students: 52.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 90
    3. 14th most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 1 in 2007/8. 20
  2. Magdalen College 64

    1. Fifth most tutors for Classics and Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 80
    2. 17th highest percentage of private school students: 46.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 73
    3. 10th most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 40
  3. Trinity College 63

    1. Fifth highest percentage of private school students: 54.4% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 95
    2. Eighth most tutors for Classics and Modern Languages, with 11 in 2007/8. 73
    3. 13th most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 1 in 2007/8. 20
  4. Somerville College 62

    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. 18th most tutors for Classics and Modern Languages, with 7 in 2007/8. 47
  5. Worcester College 62

    1. 10th highest percentage of private school students: 51.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 86
    2. 13th most tutors for Classics and Modern Languages, with 9 in 2007/8. 60
    3. Sixth most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 40
  6. St Hugh's College 62

    1. 16th highest percentage of private school students: 48.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 79
    2. 11th most tutors for Classics and Modern Languages, with 10 in 2007/8. 67
    3. Eighth most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 40
  7. New College 58

    1. Ninth highest percentage of private school students: 51.6% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 87
    2. 17th most tutors for Classics and Modern Languages, with 7 in 2007/8. 47
    3. Ninth most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 40
  8. Merton College 51

    1. 14th most tutors for Classics and Modern Languages, with 9 in 2007/8. 60
    2. 24th highest percentage of private school students: 40% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 53
    3. Seventh most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 40
  9. Balliol College 51

    1. Sixth most tutors for Classics and Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 80
    2. 18th highest percentage of private school students: 46.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 72
    3. 20th most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  10. Lady Margaret Hall 51

    1. 11th highest percentage of private school students: 51.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 86
    2. 10th most tutors for Classics and Modern Languages, with 10 in 2007/8. 67
    3. 16th most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  11. Jesus College 51

    1. 22nd highest percentage of private school students: 41.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 58
    2. 15th most tutors for Classics and Modern Languages, with 8 in 2007/8. 53
    3. 11th most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 40
  12. Wadham College 49

    1. 12th most tutors for Classics and Modern Languages, with 10 in 2007/8. 67
    2. 27th highest percentage of private school students: 36.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 42
    3. Fifth most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 40
  13. Oriel College 48

    1. Fourth most tutors for Classics and Modern Languages, with 13 in 2007/8. 87
    2. 21st highest percentage of private school students: 41.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 58
    3. 17th most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  14. University College 48

    1. Second highest percentage of private school students: 54.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 97
    2. 16th most tutors for Classics and Modern Languages, with 7 in 2007/8. 47
    3. 15th most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  15. St Anne's College 45

    1. 23rd highest percentage of private school students: 40.6% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 54
    2. 19th most tutors for Classics and Modern Languages, with 6 in 2007/8. 40
    3. Fourth most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 40
  16. St John's College 36

    1. Ninth most tutors for Classics and Modern Languages, with 11 in 2007/8. 73
    2. 29th highest percentage of private school students: 34.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 35
    3. 19th most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  17. Mansfield College 13

    1. 28th highest percentage of private school students: 35% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 38
    2. 20th most tutors for Classics and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
    3. 18th most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0

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