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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 state school students.

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  1. 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. Sixth highest percentage of state school students: 60.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 49
  2. Corpus Christi College 56

    1. Second most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 12 in 2007/8. 100
    2. Ninth most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 3 in 2007/8. 50
    3. 18th highest percentage of state school students: 50.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 19
  3. St John's College 55

    1. Third most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 5 in 2007/8. 83
    2. Second highest percentage of state school students: 65.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 65
    3. 11th most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 3 in 2007/8. 18

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  1. Somerville College 50

    1. The most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 6 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 12th highest percentage of state school students: 57.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 40
    3. 17th most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 2 in 2007/8. 9
  2. Brasenose College 40

    1. The most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 12 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 15th most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 1 in 2007/8. 17
    3. 27th highest percentage of state school students: 45.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 4
  3. Keble College 37

    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. 14th most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 2 in 2007/8. 33
  4. University College 36

    1. Fourth most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 7 in 2007/8. 55
    2. Eighth most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 3 in 2007/8. 50
    3. 29th highest percentage of state school students: 45.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 3
  5. Trinity College 35

    1. Second most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 5 in 2007/8. 83
    2. 12th most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 3 in 2007/8. 18
    3. 26th highest percentage of state school students: 45.6% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 5
  6. Magdalen College 35

    1. Sixth most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 3 in 2007/8. 50
    2. 10th most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 4 in 2007/8. 27
    3. 14th highest percentage of state school students: 53.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 27
  7. Balliol College 32

    1. 10th most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 3 in 2007/8. 50
    2. 13th highest percentage of state school students: 53.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 28
    3. 16th most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 3 in 2007/8. 18
  8. Oriel College 31

    1. 10th highest percentage of state school students: 58.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 42
    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
  9. Lincoln College 30

    1. 11th most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 3 in 2007/8. 50
    2. 16th highest percentage of state school students: 51.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 21
    3. 15th most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 3 in 2007/8. 18
  10. Merton College 27

    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
    3. 17th most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 1 in 2007/8. 17
  11. New College 27

    1. Fourth most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 4 in 2007/8. 67
    2. 22nd highest percentage of state school students: 48.4% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 13
    3. 23rd most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 1 in 2007/8. 0
  12. Christ Church 26

    1. Seventh most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 5 in 2007/8. 36
    2. 13th most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 2 in 2007/8. 33
    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 24

    1. Seventh most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 3 in 2007/8. 50
    2. 15th highest percentage of state school students: 51.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 21
    3. 21st most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 1 in 2007/8. 0
  14. Wadham College 22

    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
    3. 21st most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  15. St Anne's College 21

    1. Eighth highest percentage of state school students: 59.4% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 46
    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
  16. Lady Margaret Hall 20

    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
    3. 23rd most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  17. Exeter College 19

    1. Eighth most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 5 in 2007/8. 36
    2. 18th most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 1 in 2007/8. 17
    3. 25th highest percentage of state school students: 45.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 5
  18. Worcester College 10

    1. 16th most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 1 in 2007/8. 17
    2. 21st highest percentage of state school students: 48.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 14
    3. 20th most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 1 in 2007/8. 0
  19. The Queen's College 10

    1. 20th most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 1 in 2007/8. 17
    2. 19th most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 2 in 2007/8. 9
    3. 28th highest percentage of state school students: 45.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 4

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