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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 state school students.

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  1. Brasenose College 64

    1. The most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 5 in 2007/8. 100
    2. Third most tutors for Classics and Modern Languages, with 13 in 2007/8. 87
    3. 27th highest percentage of state school students: 45.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 4
  2. Somerville College 56

    1. Second most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 4 in 2007/8. 80
    2. 18th most tutors for Classics and Modern Languages, with 7 in 2007/8. 47
    3. 12th highest percentage of state school students: 57.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 40
  3. Wadham College 55

    1. 12th most tutors for Classics and Modern Languages, with 10 in 2007/8. 67
    2. Fourth highest percentage of state school students: 63.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 58
    3. Fifth most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 40

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  1. Merton College 49

    1. 14th most tutors for Classics and Modern Languages, with 9 in 2007/8. 60
    2. Seventh highest percentage of state school students: 60% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 47
    3. Seventh most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 40
  2. Magdalen College 49

    1. Fifth most tutors for Classics and Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 80
    2. 10th most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 40
    3. 14th highest percentage of state school students: 53.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 27
  3. The Queen's College 48

    1. The most tutors for Classics and Modern Languages, with 15 in 2007/8. 100
    2. Third most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 40
    3. 28th highest percentage of state school students: 45.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 4
  4. St John's College 46

    1. Ninth most tutors for Classics and Modern Languages, with 11 in 2007/8. 73
    2. Second highest percentage of state school students: 65.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 65
    3. 19th most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  5. Jesus College 45

    1. 15th most tutors for Classics and Modern Languages, with 8 in 2007/8. 53
    2. Ninth highest percentage of state school students: 58.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 42
    3. 11th most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 40
  6. Oriel College 43

    1. Fourth most tutors for Classics and Modern Languages, with 13 in 2007/8. 87
    2. 10th highest percentage of state school students: 58.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 42
    3. 17th most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  7. St Hugh's College 43

    1. 11th most tutors for Classics and Modern Languages, with 10 in 2007/8. 67
    2. Eighth most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 40
    3. 15th highest percentage of state school students: 51.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 21
  8. St Anne's College 42

    1. Eighth highest percentage of state school students: 59.4% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 46
    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
  9. Exeter College 42

    1. Seventh most tutors for Classics and Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 80
    2. 12th most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 40
    3. 25th highest percentage of state school students: 45.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 5
  10. Christ Church 41

    1. Second most tutors for Classics and Modern Languages, with 14 in 2007/8. 93
    2. 14th most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 1 in 2007/8. 20
    3. 24th highest percentage of state school students: 47.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 10
  11. Worcester College 38

    1. 13th most tutors for Classics and Modern Languages, with 9 in 2007/8. 60
    2. Sixth most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 40
    3. 21st highest percentage of state school students: 48.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 14
  12. Balliol College 36

    1. Sixth most tutors for Classics and Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 80
    2. 13th highest percentage of state school students: 53.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 28
    3. 20th most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  13. New College 33

    1. 17th most tutors for Classics and Modern Languages, with 7 in 2007/8. 47
    2. Ninth most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 40
    3. 22nd highest percentage of state school students: 48.4% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 13
  14. Trinity College 33

    1. Eighth most tutors for Classics and Modern Languages, with 11 in 2007/8. 73
    2. 13th most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 1 in 2007/8. 20
    3. 26th highest percentage of state school students: 45.6% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 5
  15. Lady Margaret Hall 27

    1. 10th most tutors for Classics and Modern Languages, with 10 in 2007/8. 67
    2. 20th highest percentage of state school students: 48.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 14
    3. 16th most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  16. Mansfield College 21

    1. Third highest percentage of state school students: 65% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 62
    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
  17. University College 17

    1. 16th most tutors for Classics and Modern Languages, with 7 in 2007/8. 47
    2. 29th highest percentage of state school students: 45.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 3
    3. 15th most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0

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