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

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  1. Corpus Christi College 77

    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. Ninth most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 3 in 2007/8. 50
  2. Brasenose College 71

    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
    3. 15th most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 1 in 2007/8. 17
  3. University College 67

    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
    3. Eighth most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 3 in 2007/8. 50

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  1. Trinity College 66

    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
    3. 12th most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 3 in 2007/8. 18
  2. St Hilda's College 60

    1. Fifth most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 4 in 2007/8. 67
    2. Third most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 8 in 2007/8. 64
    3. 25th highest percentage of private school students: 39.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 51
  3. Somerville College 56

    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. 17th most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 2 in 2007/8. 9
  4. Christ Church 53

    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
    3. 13th most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 2 in 2007/8. 33
  5. New College 51

    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
    3. 23rd most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 1 in 2007/8. 0
  6. Magdalen College 50

    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
    3. 10th most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 4 in 2007/8. 27
  7. Exeter College 49

    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. 18th most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 1 in 2007/8. 17
  8. Lincoln College 49

    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
    3. 15th most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 3 in 2007/8. 18
  9. Balliol College 47

    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
    3. 16th most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 3 in 2007/8. 18
  10. St John's College 46

    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
    3. 11th most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 3 in 2007/8. 18
  11. Lady Margaret Hall 44

    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
    3. 23rd most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  12. St Hugh's College 43

    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
    3. 21st most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 1 in 2007/8. 0
  13. Keble College 43

    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
    3. 14th most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 2 in 2007/8. 33
  14. The Queen's College 40

    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
    3. 19th most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 2 in 2007/8. 9
  15. Oriel College 37

    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
    3. 13th most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 3 in 2007/8. 18
  16. Worcester College 34

    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
    3. 20th most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 1 in 2007/8. 0
  17. Merton College 29

    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
    3. 17th most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 1 in 2007/8. 17
  18. St Anne's College 24

    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
    3. 22nd most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 1 in 2007/8. 0
  19. Wadham College 17

    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
    3. 21st most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 0 in 2007/8. 0

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