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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 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. Ninth most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 56
    3. Eighth highest percentage of state school students: 59.4% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 46
  2. The Queen's College 54

    1. The most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 7 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 10th most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 56
    3. 28th highest percentage of state school students: 45.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 4
  3. St Peter's College 50

    1. Fourth most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 5 in 2007/8. 71
    2. Third most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 14 in 2007/8. 69
    3. 23rd highest percentage of state school students: 47.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 11

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  1. St Edmund Hall 49

    1. Third most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 5 in 2007/8. 71
    2. Sixth most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 56
    3. 17th highest percentage of state school students: 50.6% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 20
  2. Merton College 47

    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
    3. 21st most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 9 in 2007/8. 38
  3. Brasenose College 47

    1. Second most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 6 in 2007/8. 86
    2. 13th most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 11 in 2007/8. 50
    3. 27th highest percentage of state school students: 45.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 4
  4. St Hilda's College 45

    1. Eighth most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 56
    2. Sixth highest percentage of state school students: 60.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 49
    3. 10th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 29
  5. Oriel College 44

    1. Fourth most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 13 in 2007/8. 63
    2. 10th highest percentage of state school students: 58.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 42
    3. Ninth most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 29
  6. Trinity College 42

    1. Sixth most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 5 in 2007/8. 71
    2. 15th most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 11 in 2007/8. 50
    3. 26th highest percentage of state school students: 45.6% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 5
  7. Wadham College 41

    1. Fourth highest percentage of state school students: 63.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 58
    2. 14th most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 11 in 2007/8. 50
    3. 16th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 1 in 2007/8. 14
  8. St John's College 40

    1. Second highest percentage of state school students: 65.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 65
    2. Seventh most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 56
    3. 25th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  9. St Catherine's College 39

    1. The most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 19 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 19th highest percentage of state school students: 49.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 17
    3. 26th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  10. Harris Manchester College 38

    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. 27th most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 3 in 2007/8. 0
  11. Hertford College 36

    1. 11th most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 56
    2. Fifth highest percentage of state school students: 61.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 52
    3. 24th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  12. Magdalen College 35

    1. 16th most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 11 in 2007/8. 50
    2. 12th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 29
    3. 14th highest percentage of state school students: 53.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 27
  13. Pembroke College 35

    1. Second most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 15 in 2007/8. 75
    2. 11th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 29
    3. 30th highest percentage of state school students: 44% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 0
  14. Keble College 32

    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
    3. 25th most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 7 in 2007/8. 25
  15. Exeter College 30

    1. 12th most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 56
    2. 13th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 29
    3. 25th highest percentage of state school students: 45.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 5
  16. Jesus College 28

    1. 18th most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 10 in 2007/8. 44
    2. Ninth highest percentage of state school students: 58.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 42
    3. 23rd most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  17. St Hugh's College 26

    1. 17th most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 10 in 2007/8. 44
    2. 15th highest percentage of state school students: 51.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 21
    3. 15th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 1 in 2007/8. 14
  18. Balliol College 24

    1. 24th most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 8 in 2007/8. 31
    2. 13th highest percentage of state school students: 53.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 28
    3. 19th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 1 in 2007/8. 14
  19. New College 24

    1. 23rd most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 8 in 2007/8. 31
    2. Eighth most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 29
    3. 22nd highest percentage of state school students: 48.4% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 13
  20. Lady Margaret Hall 24

    1. 19th most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 10 in 2007/8. 44
    2. 20th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 1 in 2007/8. 14
    3. 20th highest percentage of state school students: 48.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 14
  21. Somerville College 24

    1. 12th highest percentage of state school students: 57.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 40
    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
  22. Christ Church 22

    1. Fifth most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 56
    2. 24th highest percentage of state school students: 47.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 10
    3. 22nd most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  23. Worcester College 22

    1. 20th most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 9 in 2007/8. 38
    2. 17th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 1 in 2007/8. 14
    3. 21st highest percentage of state school students: 48.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 14
  24. University College 5

    1. 26th most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 5 in 2007/8. 13
    2. 29th highest percentage of state school students: 45.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 3
    3. 21st most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0

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