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

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  1. St John's College 55

    1. Second highest percentage of state school students: 65.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 65
    2. Second most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 4 in 2007/8. 44
  2. 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. 16th most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  3. Pembroke College 50

    1. The most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 9 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 30th highest percentage of state school students: 44% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 0

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  1. Hertford College 43

    1. Fifth highest percentage of state school students: 61.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 52
    2. Fifth most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 3 in 2007/8. 33
  2. Merton College 40

    1. Seventh highest percentage of state school students: 60% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 47
    2. Sixth most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 3 in 2007/8. 33
  3. St Anne's College 39

    1. Eighth highest percentage of state school students: 59.4% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 46
    2. Third most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 3 in 2007/8. 33
  4. Somerville College 31

    1. 12th highest percentage of state school students: 57.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 40
    2. Eighth most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 2 in 2007/8. 22
  5. Balliol College 30

    1. Fourth most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 3 in 2007/8. 33
    2. 13th highest percentage of state school students: 53.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 28
  6. Wadham College 29

    1. Fourth highest percentage of state school students: 63.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 58
    2. 13th most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  7. Oriel College 26

    1. 10th highest percentage of state school students: 58.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 42
    2. 10th most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 1 in 2007/8. 11
  8. Jesus College 21

    1. Ninth highest percentage of state school students: 58.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 42
    2. 17th most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  9. New College 18

    1. Seventh most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 2 in 2007/8. 22
    2. 22nd highest percentage of state school students: 48.4% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 13
  10. St Edmund Hall 15

    1. 17th highest percentage of state school students: 50.6% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 20
    2. Ninth most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 1 in 2007/8. 11
  11. St Catherine's College 9

    1. 19th highest percentage of state school students: 49.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 17
    2. 12th most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  12. Brasenose College 8

    1. 11th most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 1 in 2007/8. 11
    2. 27th highest percentage of state school students: 45.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 4
  13. Worcester College 7

    1. 21st highest percentage of state school students: 48.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 14
    2. 14th most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  14. St Peter's College 6

    1. 23rd highest percentage of state school students: 47.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 11
    2. 18th most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  15. The Queen's College 2

    1. 28th highest percentage of state school students: 45.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 4
    2. 15th most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 0 in 2007/8. 0

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