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

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  1. Pembroke College 75

    1. The highest percentage of private school students: 56% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 100
    2. Seventh most undergraduates studying History and English, with 2 in 2007/8. 50
  2. Exeter College 72

    1. Sixth highest percentage of private school students: 54.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 95
    2. Eighth most undergraduates studying History and English, with 2 in 2007/8. 50
  3. Wadham College 71

    1. Second most undergraduates studying History and English, with 4 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 27th highest percentage of private school students: 36.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 42

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  1. Mansfield College 69

    1. The most undergraduates studying History and English, with 4 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 28th highest percentage of private school students: 35% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 38
  2. Jesus College 67

    1. Third most undergraduates studying History and English, with 3 in 2007/8. 75
    2. 22nd highest percentage of private school students: 41.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 58
  3. St Peter's College 57

    1. Eighth highest percentage of private school students: 52.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 89
    2. 12th most undergraduates studying History and English, with 1 in 2007/8. 25
  4. Somerville College 55

    1. 19th highest percentage of private school students: 42.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 60
    2. Sixth most undergraduates studying History and English, with 2 in 2007/8. 50
  5. Corpus Christi College 53

    1. 13th highest percentage of private school students: 49.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 81
    2. Ninth most undergraduates studying History and English, with 1 in 2007/8. 25
  6. St Hugh's College 52

    1. 16th highest percentage of private school students: 48.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 79
    2. 11th most undergraduates studying History and English, with 1 in 2007/8. 25
  7. Merton College 51

    1. 24th highest percentage of private school students: 40% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 53
    2. Fifth most undergraduates studying History and English, with 2 in 2007/8. 50
  8. St Hilda's College 51

    1. 25th highest percentage of private school students: 39.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 51
    2. Fourth most undergraduates studying History and English, with 2 in 2007/8. 50
  9. Balliol College 49

    1. 18th highest percentage of private school students: 46.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 72
    2. 10th most undergraduates studying History and English, with 1 in 2007/8. 25
  10. Worcester College 43

    1. 10th highest percentage of private school students: 51.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 86
    2. 13th most undergraduates studying History and English, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  11. 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. 16th most undergraduates studying History and English, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  12. St John's College 18

    1. 29th highest percentage of private school students: 34.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 35
    2. 14th most undergraduates studying History and English, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  13. 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. 15th most undergraduates studying History and English, with 0 in 2007/8. 0

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