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

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  1. Pembroke College 63

    1. The most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 9 in 2007/8. 100
    2. Second most tutors for History and Economics, with 11 in 2007/8. 90
    3. 30th highest percentage of state school students: 44% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 0
  2. Hertford College 45

    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
    3. Fifth most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 3 in 2007/8. 33
  3. Balliol College 44

    1. Fourth most tutors for History and Economics, with 9 in 2007/8. 70
    2. Fourth most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 3 in 2007/8. 33
    3. 13th highest percentage of state school students: 53.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 28

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  1. St John's College 43

    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
    3. 16th most tutors for History and Economics, with 4 in 2007/8. 20
  2. Oriel College 41

    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
    3. 10th most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 1 in 2007/8. 11
  3. Merton College 40

    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
    3. Sixth most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 3 in 2007/8. 33
  4. Brasenose College 39

    1. The most tutors for History and Economics, with 12 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 11th most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 1 in 2007/8. 11
    3. 27th highest percentage of state school students: 45.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 4
  5. St Anne's College 36

    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
    3. 11th most tutors for History and Economics, with 5 in 2007/8. 30
  6. Harris Manchester College 33

    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
    3. 16th most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  7. St Catherine's College 32

    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
    3. 12th most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  8. Somerville College 27

    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
    3. 17th most tutors for History and Economics, with 4 in 2007/8. 20
  9. Wadham College 26

    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
    3. 13th most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  10. New College 25

    1. 10th most tutors for History and Economics, with 6 in 2007/8. 40
    2. Seventh most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 2 in 2007/8. 22
    3. 22nd highest percentage of state school students: 48.4% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 13
  11. St Peter's College 24

    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
    3. 18th most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  12. St Edmund Hall 24

    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
    3. Ninth most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 1 in 2007/8. 11
  13. Jesus College 21

    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
    3. 17th most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  14. Worcester College 11

    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
    3. 14th most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  15. The Queen's College 8

    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
    3. 15th most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 0 in 2007/8. 0

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