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

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  1. St Anne's College 85

    1. The most undergraduates studying English, with 37 in 2007/8. 100
    2. The most tutors for English, with 8 in 2007/8. 100
    3. 23rd highest percentage of private school students: 40.6% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 54
  2. Pembroke College 77

    1. The highest percentage of private school students: 56% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 100
    2. Third most tutors for English, with 6 in 2007/8. 71
    3. Ninth most undergraduates studying English, with 28 in 2007/8. 61
  3. St Catherine's College 72

    1. Second most tutors for English, with 7 in 2007/8. 86
    2. 12th highest percentage of private school students: 50.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 83
    3. 13th most undergraduates studying English, with 25 in 2007/8. 48

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  1. Lady Margaret Hall 72

    1. Third most undergraduates studying English, with 34 in 2007/8. 87
    2. 11th highest percentage of private school students: 51.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 86
    3. Fifth most tutors for English, with 4 in 2007/8. 43
  2. St Hilda's College 65

    1. Fourth most undergraduates studying English, with 34 in 2007/8. 87
    2. Fourth most tutors for English, with 5 in 2007/8. 57
    3. 25th highest percentage of private school students: 39.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 51
  3. Somerville College 61

    1. Second most undergraduates studying English, with 36 in 2007/8. 96
    2. 19th highest percentage of private school students: 42.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 60
    3. 11th most tutors for English, with 3 in 2007/8. 29
  4. Christ Church 61

    1. Seventh highest percentage of private school students: 52.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 90
    2. Seventh most undergraduates studying English, with 29 in 2007/8. 65
    3. 20th most tutors for English, with 3 in 2007/8. 29
  5. St Edmund Hall 60

    1. 14th highest percentage of private school students: 49.4% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 80
    2. Sixth most undergraduates studying English, with 30 in 2007/8. 70
    3. 12th most tutors for English, with 3 in 2007/8. 29
  6. Exeter College 58

    1. Sixth highest percentage of private school students: 54.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 95
    2. 12th most undergraduates studying English, with 26 in 2007/8. 52
    3. 21st most tutors for English, with 3 in 2007/8. 29
  7. St Peter's College 55

    1. Eighth highest percentage of private school students: 52.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 89
    2. 14th most undergraduates studying English, with 25 in 2007/8. 48
    3. 10th most tutors for English, with 3 in 2007/8. 29
  8. New College 54

    1. Ninth highest percentage of private school students: 51.6% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 87
    2. 15th most undergraduates studying English, with 25 in 2007/8. 48
    3. 18th most tutors for English, with 3 in 2007/8. 29
  9. Brasenose College 53

    1. Fourth highest percentage of private school students: 54.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 96
    2. Sixth most tutors for English, with 4 in 2007/8. 43
    3. 23rd most undergraduates studying English, with 19 in 2007/8. 22
  10. St Hugh's College 53

    1. 16th highest percentage of private school students: 48.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 79
    2. 11th most undergraduates studying English, with 26 in 2007/8. 52
    3. 13th most tutors for English, with 3 in 2007/8. 29
  11. Lincoln College 51

    1. 15th highest percentage of private school students: 48.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 79
    2. Eighth most undergraduates studying English, with 28 in 2007/8. 61
    3. 28th most tutors for English, with 2 in 2007/8. 14
  12. Trinity College 50

    1. Fifth highest percentage of private school students: 54.4% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 95
    2. 15th most tutors for English, with 3 in 2007/8. 29
    3. 21st most undergraduates studying English, with 20 in 2007/8. 26
  13. Wadham College 50

    1. Fifth most undergraduates studying English, with 32 in 2007/8. 78
    2. 27th highest percentage of private school students: 36.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 42
    3. 14th most tutors for English, with 3 in 2007/8. 29
  14. Worcester College 48

    1. 10th highest percentage of private school students: 51.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 86
    2. 20th most undergraduates studying English, with 21 in 2007/8. 30
    3. 17th most tutors for English, with 3 in 2007/8. 29
  15. Balliol College 48

    1. 18th highest percentage of private school students: 46.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 72
    2. 10th most undergraduates studying English, with 27 in 2007/8. 57
    3. 29th most tutors for English, with 2 in 2007/8. 14
  16. University College 44

    1. Second highest percentage of private school students: 54.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 97
    2. 22nd most undergraduates studying English, with 19 in 2007/8. 22
    3. 27th most tutors for English, with 2 in 2007/8. 14
  17. Keble College 44

    1. 20th highest percentage of private school students: 42% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 59
    2. 16th most undergraduates studying English, with 24 in 2007/8. 43
    3. 19th most tutors for English, with 3 in 2007/8. 29
  18. Hertford College 43

    1. 26th highest percentage of private school students: 38.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 48
    2. Ninth most tutors for English, with 4 in 2007/8. 43
    3. 17th most undergraduates studying English, with 23 in 2007/8. 39
  19. Magdalen College 41

    1. 17th highest percentage of private school students: 46.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 73
    2. 23rd most tutors for English, with 3 in 2007/8. 29
    3. 25th most undergraduates studying English, with 19 in 2007/8. 22
  20. Jesus College 41

    1. 22nd highest percentage of private school students: 41.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 58
    2. Eighth most tutors for English, with 4 in 2007/8. 43
    3. 24th most undergraduates studying English, with 19 in 2007/8. 22
  21. Merton College 40

    1. 24th highest percentage of private school students: 40% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 53
    2. 19th most undergraduates studying English, with 23 in 2007/8. 39
    3. 25th most tutors for English, with 3 in 2007/8. 29
  22. Corpus Christi College 40

    1. 13th highest percentage of private school students: 49.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 81
    2. 24th most tutors for English, with 3 in 2007/8. 29
    3. 27th most undergraduates studying English, with 16 in 2007/8. 9
  23. Mansfield College 35

    1. 18th most undergraduates studying English, with 23 in 2007/8. 39
    2. 28th highest percentage of private school students: 35% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 38
    3. 26th most tutors for English, with 3 in 2007/8. 29
  24. Oriel College 29

    1. 21st highest percentage of private school students: 41.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 58
    2. 22nd most tutors for English, with 3 in 2007/8. 29
    3. 29th most undergraduates studying English, with 14 in 2007/8. 0
  25. St John's College 29

    1. Seventh most tutors for English, with 4 in 2007/8. 43
    2. 29th highest percentage of private school students: 34.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 35
    3. 28th most undergraduates studying English, with 16 in 2007/8. 9
  26. Harris Manchester College 0

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

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