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

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  1. St Anne's College 73

    1. The most undergraduates studying English, with 37 in 2007/8. 100
    2. Eighth highest percentage of state school students: 59.4% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 46
  2. Wadham College 68

    1. Fifth most undergraduates studying English, with 32 in 2007/8. 78
    2. Fourth highest percentage of state school students: 63.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 58
  3. St Hilda's College 68

    1. Fourth most undergraduates studying English, with 34 in 2007/8. 87
    2. Sixth highest percentage of state school students: 60.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 49

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  1. Somerville College 68

    1. Second most undergraduates studying English, with 36 in 2007/8. 96
    2. 12th highest percentage of state school students: 57.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 40
  2. Mansfield College 51

    1. Third highest percentage of state school students: 65% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 62
    2. 18th most undergraduates studying English, with 23 in 2007/8. 39
  3. Lady Margaret Hall 51

    1. Third most undergraduates studying English, with 34 in 2007/8. 87
    2. 20th highest percentage of state school students: 48.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 14
  4. Harris Manchester College 50

    1. The highest percentage of state school students: 77.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 100
    2. 30th most undergraduates studying English, with 14 in 2007/8. 0
  5. Hertford College 46

    1. Fifth highest percentage of state school students: 61.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 52
    2. 17th most undergraduates studying English, with 23 in 2007/8. 39
  6. St Edmund Hall 45

    1. Sixth most undergraduates studying English, with 30 in 2007/8. 70
    2. 17th highest percentage of state school students: 50.6% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 20
  7. Merton College 43

    1. Seventh highest percentage of state school students: 60% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 47
    2. 19th most undergraduates studying English, with 23 in 2007/8. 39
  8. Keble College 42

    1. 16th most undergraduates studying English, with 24 in 2007/8. 43
    2. 11th highest percentage of state school students: 58% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 41
  9. Balliol College 42

    1. 10th most undergraduates studying English, with 27 in 2007/8. 57
    2. 13th highest percentage of state school students: 53.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 28
  10. Lincoln College 41

    1. Eighth most undergraduates studying English, with 28 in 2007/8. 61
    2. 16th highest percentage of state school students: 51.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 21
  11. Christ Church 37

    1. Seventh most undergraduates studying English, with 29 in 2007/8. 65
    2. 24th highest percentage of state school students: 47.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 10
  12. St John's College 37

    1. Second highest percentage of state school students: 65.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 65
    2. 28th most undergraduates studying English, with 16 in 2007/8. 9
  13. St Hugh's College 37

    1. 11th most undergraduates studying English, with 26 in 2007/8. 52
    2. 15th highest percentage of state school students: 51.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 21
  14. St Catherine's College 33

    1. 13th most undergraduates studying English, with 25 in 2007/8. 48
    2. 19th highest percentage of state school students: 49.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 17
  15. Jesus College 32

    1. Ninth highest percentage of state school students: 58.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 42
    2. 24th most undergraduates studying English, with 19 in 2007/8. 22
  16. Pembroke College 30

    1. Ninth most undergraduates studying English, with 28 in 2007/8. 61
    2. 30th highest percentage of state school students: 44% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 0
  17. New College 30

    1. 15th most undergraduates studying English, with 25 in 2007/8. 48
    2. 22nd highest percentage of state school students: 48.4% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 13
  18. St Peter's College 30

    1. 14th most undergraduates studying English, with 25 in 2007/8. 48
    2. 23rd highest percentage of state school students: 47.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 11
  19. Exeter College 29

    1. 12th most undergraduates studying English, with 26 in 2007/8. 52
    2. 25th highest percentage of state school students: 45.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 5
  20. Magdalen College 24

    1. 14th highest percentage of state school students: 53.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 27
    2. 25th most undergraduates studying English, with 19 in 2007/8. 22
  21. Worcester College 22

    1. 20th most undergraduates studying English, with 21 in 2007/8. 30
    2. 21st highest percentage of state school students: 48.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 14
  22. Oriel College 21

    1. 10th highest percentage of state school students: 58.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 42
    2. 29th most undergraduates studying English, with 14 in 2007/8. 0
  23. Trinity College 15

    1. 21st most undergraduates studying English, with 20 in 2007/8. 26
    2. 26th highest percentage of state school students: 45.6% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 5
  24. Corpus Christi College 14

    1. 18th highest percentage of state school students: 50.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 19
    2. 27th most undergraduates studying English, with 16 in 2007/8. 9
  25. Brasenose College 13

    1. 23rd most undergraduates studying English, with 19 in 2007/8. 22
    2. 27th highest percentage of state school students: 45.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 4
  26. University College 12

    1. 22nd most undergraduates studying English, with 19 in 2007/8. 22
    2. 29th highest percentage of state school students: 45.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 3

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