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

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  1. Pembroke College 100

    1. The highest percentage of private school students: 56% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 100
    2. The most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 9 in 2007/8. 100
  2. New College 55

    1. Ninth highest percentage of private school students: 51.6% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 87
    2. Seventh most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 2 in 2007/8. 22
  3. Brasenose College 53

    1. Fourth highest percentage of private school students: 54.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 96
    2. 11th most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 1 in 2007/8. 11

Others to think about

  1. Balliol College 53

    1. 18th highest percentage of private school students: 46.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 72
    2. Fourth most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 3 in 2007/8. 33
  2. The Queen's College 48

    1. Third highest percentage of private school students: 54.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 96
    2. 15th most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  3. St Edmund Hall 46

    1. 14th highest percentage of private school students: 49.4% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 80
    2. Ninth most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 1 in 2007/8. 11
  4. St Peter's College 44

    1. Eighth highest percentage of private school students: 52.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 89
    2. 18th most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  5. St Anne's College 44

    1. 23rd highest percentage of private school students: 40.6% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 54
    2. Third most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 3 in 2007/8. 33
  6. Worcester College 43

    1. 10th highest percentage of private school students: 51.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 86
    2. 14th most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  7. Merton College 43

    1. 24th highest percentage of private school students: 40% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 53
    2. Sixth most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 3 in 2007/8. 33
  8. St Catherine's College 41

    1. 12th highest percentage of private school students: 50.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 83
    2. 12th most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  9. Somerville College 41

    1. 19th highest percentage of private school students: 42.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 60
    2. Eighth most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 2 in 2007/8. 22
  10. Hertford College 40

    1. 26th highest percentage of private school students: 38.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 48
    2. Fifth most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 3 in 2007/8. 33
  11. St John's College 40

    1. Second most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 4 in 2007/8. 44
    2. 29th highest percentage of private school students: 34.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 35
  12. Oriel College 35

    1. 21st highest percentage of private school students: 41.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 58
    2. 10th most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 1 in 2007/8. 11
  13. Jesus College 29

    1. 22nd highest percentage of private school students: 41.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 58
    2. 17th most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  14. Wadham College 21

    1. 27th highest percentage of private school students: 36.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 42
    2. 13th most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  15. Harris Manchester College 0

    1. 30th highest percentage of private school students: 22.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 0
    2. 16th most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 0 in 2007/8. 0

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