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Ranking of Oxford colleges according to: large number of tutors for history (ancient and modern), high percentage of private school students.

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  1. Brasenose College 98

    1. The most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 12 in 2007/8. 100
    2. Fourth highest percentage of private school students: 54.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 96
  2. Corpus Christi College 91

    1. Second most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 12 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 13th highest percentage of private school students: 49.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 81
  3. University College 76

    1. Second highest percentage of private school students: 54.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 97
    2. Fourth most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 7 in 2007/8. 55

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  1. Lady Margaret Hall 66

    1. 11th highest percentage of private school students: 51.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 86
    2. Fifth most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 6 in 2007/8. 45
  2. Exeter College 66

    1. Sixth highest percentage of private school students: 54.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 95
    2. Eighth most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 5 in 2007/8. 36
  3. Christ Church 63

    1. Seventh highest percentage of private school students: 52.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 90
    2. Seventh most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 5 in 2007/8. 36
  4. St Hilda's College 57

    1. Third most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 8 in 2007/8. 64
    2. 25th highest percentage of private school students: 39.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 51
  5. Trinity College 57

    1. Fifth highest percentage of private school students: 54.4% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 95
    2. 12th most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 3 in 2007/8. 18
  6. The Queen's College 52

    1. Third highest percentage of private school students: 54.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 96
    2. 19th most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 2 in 2007/8. 9
  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. 10th most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 4 in 2007/8. 27
  8. Lincoln College 48

    1. 15th highest percentage of private school students: 48.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 79
    2. 15th most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 3 in 2007/8. 18
  9. Keble College 47

    1. 20th highest percentage of private school students: 42% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 59
    2. Sixth most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 5 in 2007/8. 36
  10. Balliol College 45

    1. 18th highest percentage of private school students: 46.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 72
    2. 16th most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 3 in 2007/8. 18
  11. New College 43

    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 History (Ancient and Modern), with 1 in 2007/8. 0
  12. Worcester College 43

    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 History (Ancient and Modern), with 1 in 2007/8. 0
  13. St Hugh's College 39

    1. 16th highest percentage of private school students: 48.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 79
    2. 21st most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 1 in 2007/8. 0
  14. Oriel College 38

    1. 21st highest percentage of private school students: 41.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 58
    2. 13th most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 3 in 2007/8. 18
  15. Merton College 35

    1. 24th highest percentage of private school students: 40% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 53
    2. 14th most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 3 in 2007/8. 18
  16. Somerville College 35

    1. 19th highest percentage of private school students: 42.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 60
    2. 17th most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 2 in 2007/8. 9
  17. St Anne's College 27

    1. 23rd highest percentage of private school students: 40.6% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 54
    2. 22nd most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 1 in 2007/8. 0
  18. St John's College 27

    1. 29th highest percentage of private school students: 34.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 35
    2. 11th most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 3 in 2007/8. 18
  19. Wadham College 25

    1. 27th highest percentage of private school students: 36.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 42
    2. 18th most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 2 in 2007/8. 9

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