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

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  1. The Queen's College 84

    1. The most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 7 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. 10th most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 56
  2. Brasenose College 77

    1. Fourth highest percentage of private school students: 54.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 96
    2. Second most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 6 in 2007/8. 86
    3. 13th most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 11 in 2007/8. 50
  3. St Peter's College 76

    1. Eighth highest percentage of private school students: 52.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 89
    2. Fourth most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 5 in 2007/8. 71
    3. Third most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 14 in 2007/8. 69

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  1. Trinity College 72

    1. Fifth highest percentage of private school students: 54.4% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 95
    2. Sixth most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 5 in 2007/8. 71
    3. 15th most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 11 in 2007/8. 50
  2. St Edmund Hall 69

    1. 14th highest percentage of private school students: 49.4% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 80
    2. Third most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 5 in 2007/8. 71
    3. Sixth most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 56
  3. Pembroke College 68

    1. The highest percentage of private school students: 56% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 100
    2. Second most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 15 in 2007/8. 75
    3. 11th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 29
  4. St Catherine's College 61

    1. The most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 19 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 12th highest percentage of private school students: 50.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 83
    3. 26th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  5. St Anne's College 61

    1. Fifth most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 5 in 2007/8. 71
    2. Ninth most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 56
    3. 23rd highest percentage of private school students: 40.6% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 54
  6. Exeter College 60

    1. Sixth highest percentage of private school students: 54.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 95
    2. 12th most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 56
    3. 13th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 29
  7. Magdalen College 50

    1. 17th highest percentage of private school students: 46.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 73
    2. 16th most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 11 in 2007/8. 50
    3. 12th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 29
  8. Oriel College 50

    1. Fourth most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 13 in 2007/8. 63
    2. 21st highest percentage of private school students: 41.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 58
    3. Ninth most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 29
  9. Merton College 49

    1. Seventh most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 4 in 2007/8. 57
    2. 24th highest percentage of private school students: 40% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 53
    3. 21st most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 9 in 2007/8. 38
  10. New College 49

    1. Ninth highest percentage of private school students: 51.6% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 87
    2. 23rd most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 8 in 2007/8. 31
    3. Eighth most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 29
  11. Christ Church 49

    1. Seventh highest percentage of private school students: 52.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 90
    2. Fifth most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 56
    3. 22nd most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  12. Lady Margaret Hall 48

    1. 11th highest percentage of private school students: 51.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 86
    2. 19th most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 10 in 2007/8. 44
    3. 20th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 1 in 2007/8. 14
  13. Worcester College 46

    1. 10th highest percentage of private school students: 51.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 86
    2. 20th most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 9 in 2007/8. 38
    3. 17th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 1 in 2007/8. 14
  14. St Hugh's College 46

    1. 16th highest percentage of private school students: 48.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 79
    2. 17th most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 10 in 2007/8. 44
    3. 15th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 1 in 2007/8. 14
  15. St Hilda's College 45

    1. Eighth most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 56
    2. 25th highest percentage of private school students: 39.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 51
    3. 10th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 29
  16. Balliol College 39

    1. 18th highest percentage of private school students: 46.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 72
    2. 24th most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 8 in 2007/8. 31
    3. 19th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 1 in 2007/8. 14
  17. Keble College 37

    1. 20th highest percentage of private school students: 42% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 59
    2. 14th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 29
    3. 25th most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 7 in 2007/8. 25
  18. University College 36

    1. Second highest percentage of private school students: 54.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 97
    2. 26th most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 5 in 2007/8. 13
    3. 21st most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  19. Wadham College 35

    1. 14th most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 11 in 2007/8. 50
    2. 27th highest percentage of private school students: 36.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 42
    3. 16th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 1 in 2007/8. 14
  20. Hertford College 35

    1. 11th most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 56
    2. 26th highest percentage of private school students: 38.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 48
    3. 24th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  21. Jesus College 34

    1. 22nd highest percentage of private school students: 41.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 58
    2. 18th most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 10 in 2007/8. 44
    3. 23rd most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  22. St John's College 30

    1. Seventh most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 56
    2. 29th highest percentage of private school students: 34.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 35
    3. 25th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  23. Somerville College 30

    1. 19th highest percentage of private school students: 42.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 60
    2. 22nd most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 8 in 2007/8. 31
    3. 27th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  24. Harris Manchester College 5

    1. 18th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 1 in 2007/8. 14
    2. 30th highest percentage of private school students: 22.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 0
    3. 27th most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 3 in 2007/8. 0

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