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Ranking of Oxford colleges according to: large number of tutors for classics, high percentage of private school students.

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  1. Brasenose College 98

    1. Second most tutors for Classics, with 6 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. Corpus Christi College 91

    1. The most tutors for Classics, with 6 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 13th highest percentage of private school students: 49.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 81
  3. Balliol College 86

    1. Third most tutors for Classics, with 6 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 18th highest percentage of private school students: 46.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 72

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  1. Christ Church 83

    1. Seventh highest percentage of private school students: 52.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 90
    2. Fourth most tutors for Classics, with 5 in 2007/8. 75
  2. University College 73

    1. Second highest percentage of private school students: 54.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 97
    2. Ninth most tutors for Classics, with 4 in 2007/8. 50
  3. The Queen's College 73

    1. Third highest percentage of private school students: 54.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 96
    2. Seventh most tutors for Classics, with 4 in 2007/8. 50
  4. Lady Margaret Hall 68

    1. 11th highest percentage of private school students: 51.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 86
    2. Eighth most tutors for Classics, with 4 in 2007/8. 50
  5. Magdalen College 61

    1. 17th highest percentage of private school students: 46.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 73
    2. Sixth most tutors for Classics, with 4 in 2007/8. 50
  6. Trinity College 60

    1. Fifth highest percentage of private school students: 54.4% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 95
    2. 12th most tutors for Classics, with 3 in 2007/8. 25
  7. Exeter College 60

    1. Sixth highest percentage of private school students: 54.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 95
    2. 17th most tutors for Classics, with 3 in 2007/8. 25
  8. Worcester College 56

    1. 10th highest percentage of private school students: 51.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 86
    2. 11th most tutors for Classics, with 3 in 2007/8. 25
  9. St Hugh's College 52

    1. 16th highest percentage of private school students: 48.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 79
    2. 10th most tutors for Classics, with 3 in 2007/8. 25
  10. St Hilda's College 51

    1. 25th highest percentage of private school students: 39.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 51
    2. Fifth most tutors for Classics, with 4 in 2007/8. 50
  11. New College 43

    1. Ninth highest percentage of private school students: 51.6% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 87
    2. 20th most tutors for Classics, with 2 in 2007/8. 0
  12. Oriel College 42

    1. 21st highest percentage of private school students: 41.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 58
    2. 14th most tutors for Classics, with 3 in 2007/8. 25
  13. Merton College 39

    1. 24th highest percentage of private school students: 40% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 53
    2. 15th most tutors for Classics, with 3 in 2007/8. 25
  14. St John's College 30

    1. 29th highest percentage of private school students: 34.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 35
    2. 16th most tutors for Classics, with 3 in 2007/8. 25
  15. Somerville College 30

    1. 19th highest percentage of private school students: 42.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 60
    2. 21st most tutors for Classics, with 2 in 2007/8. 0
  16. Jesus College 29

    1. 22nd highest percentage of private school students: 41.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 58
    2. 19th most tutors for Classics, with 2 in 2007/8. 0
  17. St Anne's College 27

    1. 23rd highest percentage of private school students: 40.6% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 54
    2. 22nd most tutors for Classics, with 2 in 2007/8. 0
  18. Wadham College 21

    1. 27th highest percentage of private school students: 36.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 42
    2. 18th most tutors for Classics, with 2 in 2007/8. 0

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