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

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  1. Corpus Christi College 59

    1. Second most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 12 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 18th highest percentage of state school students: 50.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 19
  2. St Hilda's College 56

    1. Third most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 8 in 2007/8. 64
    2. Sixth highest percentage of state school students: 60.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 49
  3. Brasenose College 52

    1. The most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 12 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 27th highest percentage of state school students: 45.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 4

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  1. St John's College 41

    1. Second highest percentage of state school students: 65.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 65
    2. 11th most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 3 in 2007/8. 18
  2. Keble College 39

    1. 11th highest percentage of state school students: 58% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 41
    2. Sixth most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 5 in 2007/8. 36
  3. Wadham College 34

    1. Fourth highest percentage of state school students: 63.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 58
    2. 18th most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 2 in 2007/8. 9
  4. Merton College 33

    1. Seventh highest percentage of state school students: 60% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 47
    2. 14th most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 3 in 2007/8. 18
  5. Oriel College 30

    1. 10th highest percentage of state school students: 58.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 42
    2. 13th most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 3 in 2007/8. 18
  6. Lady Margaret Hall 30

    1. Fifth most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 6 in 2007/8. 45
    2. 20th highest percentage of state school students: 48.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 14
  7. University College 29

    1. Fourth most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 7 in 2007/8. 55
    2. 29th highest percentage of state school students: 45.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 3
  8. Magdalen College 27

    1. 10th most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 4 in 2007/8. 27
    2. 14th highest percentage of state school students: 53.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 27
  9. Somerville College 25

    1. 12th highest percentage of state school students: 57.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 40
    2. 17th most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 2 in 2007/8. 9
  10. Christ Church 23

    1. Seventh most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 5 in 2007/8. 36
    2. 24th highest percentage of state school students: 47.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 10
  11. Balliol College 23

    1. 13th highest percentage of state school students: 53.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 28
    2. 16th most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 3 in 2007/8. 18
  12. St Anne's College 23

    1. Eighth highest percentage of state school students: 59.4% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 46
    2. 22nd most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 1 in 2007/8. 0
  13. Exeter College 21

    1. Eighth most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 5 in 2007/8. 36
    2. 25th highest percentage of state school students: 45.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 5
  14. Lincoln College 20

    1. 16th highest percentage of state school students: 51.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 21
    2. 15th most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 3 in 2007/8. 18
  15. Trinity College 11

    1. 12th most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 3 in 2007/8. 18
    2. 26th highest percentage of state school students: 45.6% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 5
  16. St Hugh's College 11

    1. 15th highest percentage of state school students: 51.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 21
    2. 21st most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 1 in 2007/8. 0
  17. Worcester College 7

    1. 21st highest percentage of state school students: 48.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 14
    2. 20th most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 1 in 2007/8. 0
  18. The Queen's College 7

    1. 19th most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 2 in 2007/8. 9
    2. 28th highest percentage of state school students: 45.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 4
  19. New College 7

    1. 22nd highest percentage of state school students: 48.4% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 13
    2. 23rd most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 1 in 2007/8. 0

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