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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 state school students.

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  1. St Anne's College 82

    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. Eighth highest percentage of state school students: 59.4% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 46
  2. St Hilda's College 64

    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. Sixth highest percentage of state school students: 60.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 49
  3. Wadham College 55

    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. 14th most tutors for English, with 3 in 2007/8. 29

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  1. Somerville College 55

    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
    3. 11th most tutors for English, with 3 in 2007/8. 29
  2. St Catherine's College 50

    1. Second most tutors for English, with 7 in 2007/8. 86
    2. 13th most undergraduates studying English, with 25 in 2007/8. 48
    3. 19th highest percentage of state school students: 49.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 17
  3. Lady Margaret Hall 48

    1. Third most undergraduates studying English, with 34 in 2007/8. 87
    2. Fifth most tutors for English, with 4 in 2007/8. 43
    3. 20th highest percentage of state school students: 48.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 14
  4. Hertford College 45

    1. Fifth highest percentage of state school students: 61.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 52
    2. Ninth most tutors for English, with 4 in 2007/8. 43
    3. 17th most undergraduates studying English, with 23 in 2007/8. 39
  5. Pembroke College 44

    1. Third most tutors for English, with 6 in 2007/8. 71
    2. Ninth most undergraduates studying English, with 28 in 2007/8. 61
    3. 30th highest percentage of state school students: 44% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 0
  6. Mansfield College 43

    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. 26th most tutors for English, with 3 in 2007/8. 29
  7. St Edmund Hall 39

    1. Sixth most undergraduates studying English, with 30 in 2007/8. 70
    2. 12th most tutors for English, with 3 in 2007/8. 29
    3. 17th highest percentage of state school students: 50.6% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 20
  8. St John's College 39

    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, with 4 in 2007/8. 43
    3. 28th most undergraduates studying English, with 16 in 2007/8. 9
  9. Merton College 38

    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
    3. 25th most tutors for English, with 3 in 2007/8. 29
  10. Keble College 38

    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
    3. 19th most tutors for English, with 3 in 2007/8. 29
  11. Jesus College 35

    1. Eighth most tutors for English, with 4 in 2007/8. 43
    2. Ninth highest percentage of state school students: 58.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 42
    3. 24th most undergraduates studying English, with 19 in 2007/8. 22
  12. Christ Church 35

    1. Seventh most undergraduates studying English, with 29 in 2007/8. 65
    2. 20th most tutors for English, with 3 in 2007/8. 29
    3. 24th highest percentage of state school students: 47.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 10
  13. St Hugh's College 34

    1. 11th most undergraduates studying English, with 26 in 2007/8. 52
    2. 13th most tutors for English, with 3 in 2007/8. 29
    3. 15th highest percentage of state school students: 51.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 21
  14. Harris Manchester College 33

    1. The highest percentage of state school students: 77.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 100
    2. 30th most tutors for English, with 1 in 2007/8. 0
    3. 30th most undergraduates studying English, with 14 in 2007/8. 0
  15. Balliol College 33

    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
    3. 29th most tutors for English, with 2 in 2007/8. 14
  16. Lincoln College 32

    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
    3. 28th most tutors for English, with 2 in 2007/8. 14
  17. New College 30

    1. 15th most undergraduates studying English, with 25 in 2007/8. 48
    2. 18th most tutors for English, with 3 in 2007/8. 29
    3. 22nd highest percentage of state school students: 48.4% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 13
  18. St Peter's College 29

    1. 14th most undergraduates studying English, with 25 in 2007/8. 48
    2. 10th most tutors for English, with 3 in 2007/8. 29
    3. 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. 21st most tutors for English, with 3 in 2007/8. 29
    3. 25th highest percentage of state school students: 45.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 5
  20. Magdalen College 26

    1. 23rd most tutors for English, with 3 in 2007/8. 29
    2. 14th highest percentage of state school students: 53.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 27
    3. 25th most undergraduates studying English, with 19 in 2007/8. 22
  21. Worcester College 24

    1. 20th most undergraduates studying English, with 21 in 2007/8. 30
    2. 17th most tutors for English, with 3 in 2007/8. 29
    3. 21st highest percentage of state school students: 48.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 14
  22. Oriel College 23

    1. 10th highest percentage of state school students: 58.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 42
    2. 22nd most tutors for English, with 3 in 2007/8. 29
    3. 29th most undergraduates studying English, with 14 in 2007/8. 0
  23. Brasenose College 23

    1. Sixth most tutors for English, with 4 in 2007/8. 43
    2. 23rd most undergraduates studying English, with 19 in 2007/8. 22
    3. 27th highest percentage of state school students: 45.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 4
  24. Trinity College 20

    1. 15th most tutors for English, with 3 in 2007/8. 29
    2. 21st most undergraduates studying English, with 20 in 2007/8. 26
    3. 26th highest percentage of state school students: 45.6% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 5
  25. Corpus Christi College 19

    1. 24th most tutors for English, with 3 in 2007/8. 29
    2. 18th highest percentage of state school students: 50.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 19
    3. 27th most undergraduates studying English, with 16 in 2007/8. 9
  26. University College 13

    1. 22nd most undergraduates studying English, with 19 in 2007/8. 22
    2. 27th most tutors for English, with 2 in 2007/8. 14
    3. 29th highest percentage of state school students: 45.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 3

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