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

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  1. Trinity College 89

    1. Fifth highest percentage of private school students: 54.4% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 95
    2. Second most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 5 in 2007/8. 83
  2. Somerville College 80

    1. The most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 6 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 19th highest percentage of private school students: 42.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 60
  3. New College 77

    1. Ninth highest percentage of private school students: 51.6% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 87
    2. Fourth most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 4 in 2007/8. 67

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  1. University College 73

    1. Second highest percentage of private school students: 54.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 97
    2. Eighth most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 3 in 2007/8. 50
  2. Corpus Christi College 66

    1. 13th highest percentage of private school students: 49.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 81
    2. Ninth most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 3 in 2007/8. 50
  3. St Hugh's College 64

    1. 16th highest percentage of private school students: 48.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 79
    2. Seventh most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 3 in 2007/8. 50
  4. Lincoln College 64

    1. 15th highest percentage of private school students: 48.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 79
    2. 11th most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 3 in 2007/8. 50
  5. Christ Church 62

    1. Seventh highest percentage of private school students: 52.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 90
    2. 13th most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 2 in 2007/8. 33
  6. Magdalen College 61

    1. 17th highest percentage of private school students: 46.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 73
    2. Sixth most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 3 in 2007/8. 50
  7. Balliol College 61

    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 History (Ancient and Modern), with 3 in 2007/8. 50
  8. St John's College 59

    1. Third most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 5 in 2007/8. 83
    2. 29th highest percentage of private school students: 34.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 35
  9. St Hilda's College 59

    1. Fifth most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 4 in 2007/8. 67
    2. 25th highest percentage of private school students: 39.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 51
  10. Brasenose College 56

    1. Fourth highest percentage of private school students: 54.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 96
    2. 15th most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 1 in 2007/8. 17
  11. The Queen's College 56

    1. Third highest percentage of private school students: 54.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 96
    2. 20th most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 1 in 2007/8. 17
  12. Exeter College 56

    1. Sixth highest percentage of private school students: 54.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 95
    2. 18th most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 1 in 2007/8. 17
  13. Worcester College 51

    1. 10th highest percentage of private school students: 51.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 86
    2. 16th most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 1 in 2007/8. 17
  14. Keble College 46

    1. 20th highest percentage of private school students: 42% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 59
    2. 14th most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 2 in 2007/8. 33
  15. Oriel College 46

    1. 21st highest percentage of private school students: 41.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 58
    2. 12th most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 2 in 2007/8. 33
  16. Lady Margaret Hall 43

    1. 11th highest percentage of private school students: 51.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 86
    2. 23rd most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  17. St Anne's College 36

    1. 23rd highest percentage of private school students: 40.6% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 54
    2. 19th most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 1 in 2007/8. 17
  18. Merton College 35

    1. 24th highest percentage of private school students: 40% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 53
    2. 17th most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 1 in 2007/8. 17
  19. Wadham College 21

    1. 27th highest percentage of private school students: 36.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 42
    2. 21st most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 0 in 2007/8. 0

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