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

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  1. Oriel College 56

    1. Fifth most tutors for History and Economics, with 9 in 2007/8. 70
    2. 10th highest percentage of state school students: 58.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 42
  2. Brasenose College 52

    1. The most tutors for History and Economics, 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
  3. Hertford College 51

    1. Fifth highest percentage of state school students: 61.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 52
    2. Seventh most tutors for History and Economics, with 7 in 2007/8. 50

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  1. Harris Manchester College 50

    1. The highest percentage of state school students: 77.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 100
    2. 18th most tutors for History and Economics, with 2 in 2007/8. 0
  2. Balliol College 49

    1. Fourth most tutors for History and Economics, with 9 in 2007/8. 70
    2. 13th highest percentage of state school students: 53.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 28
  3. St Catherine's College 49

    1. Third most tutors for History and Economics, with 10 in 2007/8. 80
    2. 19th highest percentage of state school students: 49.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 17
  4. Pembroke College 45

    1. Second most tutors for History and Economics, with 11 in 2007/8. 90
    2. 30th highest percentage of state school students: 44% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 0
  5. Merton College 44

    1. Seventh highest percentage of state school students: 60% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 47
    2. Ninth most tutors for History and Economics, with 6 in 2007/8. 40
  6. St John's College 42

    1. Second highest percentage of state school students: 65.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 65
    2. 16th most tutors for History and Economics, with 4 in 2007/8. 20
  7. Wadham College 39

    1. Fourth highest percentage of state school students: 63.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 58
    2. 12th most tutors for History and Economics, with 4 in 2007/8. 20
  8. St Anne's College 38

    1. Eighth highest percentage of state school students: 59.4% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 46
    2. 11th most tutors for History and Economics, with 5 in 2007/8. 30
  9. St Peter's College 36

    1. Sixth most tutors for History and Economics, with 8 in 2007/8. 60
    2. 23rd highest percentage of state school students: 47.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 11
  10. Jesus College 31

    1. Ninth highest percentage of state school students: 58.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 42
    2. 15th most tutors for History and Economics, with 4 in 2007/8. 20
  11. Somerville College 30

    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 and Economics, with 4 in 2007/8. 20
  12. St Edmund Hall 30

    1. Eighth most tutors for History and Economics, with 6 in 2007/8. 40
    2. 17th highest percentage of state school students: 50.6% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 20
  13. New College 27

    1. 10th most tutors for History and Economics, with 6 in 2007/8. 40
    2. 22nd highest percentage of state school students: 48.4% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 13
  14. Worcester College 17

    1. 13th most tutors for History and Economics, with 4 in 2007/8. 20
    2. 21st highest percentage of state school students: 48.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 14
  15. The Queen's College 12

    1. 14th most tutors for History and Economics, with 4 in 2007/8. 20
    2. 28th highest percentage of state school students: 45.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 4

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