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Ranking of Oxford colleges according to: large number of undergraduates studying engineering science, high percentage of private school students.

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  1. Pembroke College 88

    1. The highest percentage of private school students: 56% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 100
    2. Sixth most undergraduates studying Engineering Science, with 25 in 2007/8. 75
  2. St Catherine's College 86

    1. Second most undergraduates studying Engineering Science, with 28 in 2007/8. 90
    2. 12th highest percentage of private school students: 50.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 83
  3. University College 81

    1. Second highest percentage of private school students: 54.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 97
    2. Ninth most undergraduates studying Engineering Science, with 23 in 2007/8. 65

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  1. St Edmund Hall 80

    1. 14th highest percentage of private school students: 49.4% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 80
    2. Fifth most undergraduates studying Engineering Science, with 26 in 2007/8. 80
  2. Keble College 79

    1. The most undergraduates studying Engineering Science, with 30 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 20th highest percentage of private school students: 42% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 59
  3. Lady Margaret Hall 75

    1. 11th highest percentage of private school students: 51.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 86
    2. Eighth most undergraduates studying Engineering Science, with 23 in 2007/8. 65
  4. Brasenose College 75

    1. Fourth highest percentage of private school students: 54.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 96
    2. 12th most undergraduates studying Engineering Science, with 21 in 2007/8. 55
  5. Balliol College 74

    1. Seventh most undergraduates studying Engineering Science, with 25 in 2007/8. 75
    2. 18th highest percentage of private school students: 46.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 72
  6. Christ Church 73

    1. Seventh highest percentage of private school students: 52.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 90
    2. 11th most undergraduates studying Engineering Science, with 21 in 2007/8. 55
  7. New College 68

    1. Ninth highest percentage of private school students: 51.6% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 87
    2. 13th most undergraduates studying Engineering Science, with 20 in 2007/8. 50
  8. Exeter College 67

    1. Sixth highest percentage of private school students: 54.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 95
    2. 18th most undergraduates studying Engineering Science, with 18 in 2007/8. 40
  9. Magdalen College 66

    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 Engineering Science, with 22 in 2007/8. 60
  10. Worcester College 66

    1. 10th highest percentage of private school students: 51.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 86
    2. 15th most undergraduates studying Engineering Science, with 19 in 2007/8. 45
  11. St Hugh's College 64

    1. 16th highest percentage of private school students: 48.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 79
    2. 14th most undergraduates studying Engineering Science, with 20 in 2007/8. 50
  12. Wadham College 63

    1. Fourth most undergraduates studying Engineering Science, with 27 in 2007/8. 85
    2. 27th highest percentage of private school students: 36.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 42
  13. St John's College 60

    1. Third most undergraduates studying Engineering Science, with 27 in 2007/8. 85
    2. 29th highest percentage of private school students: 34.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 35
  14. Lincoln College 54

    1. 15th highest percentage of private school students: 48.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 79
    2. 20th most undergraduates studying Engineering Science, with 16 in 2007/8. 30
  15. Trinity College 53

    1. Fifth highest percentage of private school students: 54.4% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 95
    2. 23rd most undergraduates studying Engineering Science, with 12 in 2007/8. 10
  16. St Anne's College 50

    1. 23rd highest percentage of private school students: 40.6% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 54
    2. 16th most undergraduates studying Engineering Science, with 19 in 2007/8. 45
  17. Oriel College 49

    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 Engineering Science, with 18 in 2007/8. 40
  18. Somerville College 48

    1. 19th highest percentage of private school students: 42.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 60
    2. 19th most undergraduates studying Engineering Science, with 17 in 2007/8. 35
  19. Jesus College 39

    1. 22nd highest percentage of private school students: 41.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 58
    2. 22nd most undergraduates studying Engineering Science, with 14 in 2007/8. 20
  20. Hertford College 34

    1. 26th highest percentage of private school students: 38.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 48
    2. 21st most undergraduates studying Engineering Science, with 14 in 2007/8. 20
  21. St Hilda's College 28

    1. 25th highest percentage of private school students: 39.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 51
    2. 24th most undergraduates studying Engineering Science, with 11 in 2007/8. 5
  22. Mansfield College 19

    1. 28th highest percentage of private school students: 35% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 38
    2. 25th most undergraduates studying Engineering Science, with 10 in 2007/8. 0

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