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

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  1. St Anne's College 58

    1. Fifth most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 5 in 2007/8. 71
    2. Eighth highest percentage of state school students: 59.4% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 46
  2. Harris Manchester College 57

    1. The highest percentage of state school students: 77.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 100
    2. 18th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 1 in 2007/8. 14
  3. Merton College 52

    1. Seventh most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 4 in 2007/8. 57
    2. Seventh highest percentage of state school students: 60% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 47

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  1. The Queen's College 52

    1. The most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 7 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 28th highest percentage of state school students: 45.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 4
  2. St Edmund Hall 45

    1. Third most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 5 in 2007/8. 71
    2. 17th highest percentage of state school students: 50.6% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 20
  3. Brasenose College 45

    1. Second most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 6 in 2007/8. 86
    2. 27th highest percentage of state school students: 45.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 4
  4. St Peter's College 41

    1. Fourth most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 5 in 2007/8. 71
    2. 23rd highest percentage of state school students: 47.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 11
  5. St Hilda's College 39

    1. Sixth highest percentage of state school students: 60.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 49
    2. 10th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 29
  6. Trinity College 38

    1. Sixth most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 5 in 2007/8. 71
    2. 26th highest percentage of state school students: 45.6% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 5
  7. Wadham College 36

    1. Fourth highest percentage of state school students: 63.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 58
    2. 16th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 1 in 2007/8. 14
  8. Oriel College 35

    1. 10th highest percentage of state school students: 58.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 42
    2. Ninth most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 29
  9. Keble College 35

    1. 11th highest percentage of state school students: 58% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 41
    2. 14th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 29
  10. 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. 25th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  11. Magdalen College 28

    1. 12th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 29
    2. 14th highest percentage of state school students: 53.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 27
  12. Hertford College 26

    1. Fifth highest percentage of state school students: 61.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 52
    2. 24th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  13. Balliol College 21

    1. 13th highest percentage of state school students: 53.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 28
    2. 19th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 1 in 2007/8. 14
  14. Jesus College 21

    1. Ninth highest percentage of state school students: 58.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 42
    2. 23rd most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  15. New College 21

    1. Eighth most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 29
    2. 22nd highest percentage of state school students: 48.4% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 13
  16. Somerville College 20

    1. 12th highest percentage of state school students: 57.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 40
    2. 27th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  17. St Hugh's College 18

    1. 15th highest percentage of state school students: 51.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 21
    2. 15th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 1 in 2007/8. 14
  18. Exeter College 17

    1. 13th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 29
    2. 25th highest percentage of state school students: 45.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 5
  19. Pembroke College 14

    1. 11th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 29
    2. 30th highest percentage of state school students: 44% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 0
  20. Lady Margaret Hall 14

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

    1. 17th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 1 in 2007/8. 14
    2. 21st highest percentage of state school students: 48.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 14
  22. St Catherine's College 9

    1. 19th highest percentage of state school students: 49.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 17
    2. 26th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  23. Christ Church 5

    1. 24th highest percentage of state school students: 47.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 10
    2. 22nd most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  24. University College 2

    1. 29th highest percentage of state school students: 45.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 3
    2. 21st most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0

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