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

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  1. Mansfield College 81

    1. The most undergraduates studying History and English, with 4 in 2007/8. 100
    2. Third highest percentage of state school students: 65% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 62
  2. Wadham College 79

    1. Second most undergraduates studying History and English, with 4 in 2007/8. 100
    2. Fourth highest percentage of state school students: 63.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 58
  3. Jesus College 58

    1. Third most undergraduates studying History and English, with 3 in 2007/8. 75
    2. Ninth highest percentage of state school students: 58.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 42

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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. 15th most undergraduates studying History and English, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  2. St Hilda's College 49

    1. Fourth most undergraduates studying History and English, with 2 in 2007/8. 50
    2. Sixth highest percentage of state school students: 60.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 49
  3. Merton College 49

    1. Fifth most undergraduates studying History and English, with 2 in 2007/8. 50
    2. Seventh highest percentage of state school students: 60% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 47
  4. Somerville College 45

    1. Sixth most undergraduates studying History and English, with 2 in 2007/8. 50
    2. 12th highest percentage of state school students: 57.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 40
  5. St John's College 32

    1. Second highest percentage of state school students: 65.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 65
    2. 14th most undergraduates studying History and English, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  6. Exeter College 28

    1. Eighth most undergraduates studying History and English, with 2 in 2007/8. 50
    2. 25th highest percentage of state school students: 45.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 5
  7. Balliol College 26

    1. 13th highest percentage of state school students: 53.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 28
    2. 10th most undergraduates studying History and English, with 1 in 2007/8. 25
  8. Pembroke College 25

    1. Seventh most undergraduates studying History and English, with 2 in 2007/8. 50
    2. 30th highest percentage of state school students: 44% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 0
  9. St Hugh's College 23

    1. 11th most undergraduates studying History and English, with 1 in 2007/8. 25
    2. 15th highest percentage of state school students: 51.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 21
  10. Corpus Christi College 22

    1. Ninth most undergraduates studying History and English, with 1 in 2007/8. 25
    2. 18th highest percentage of state school students: 50.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 19
  11. St Peter's College 18

    1. 12th most undergraduates studying History and English, with 1 in 2007/8. 25
    2. 23rd highest percentage of state school students: 47.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 11
  12. 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. 16th most undergraduates studying History and English, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  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. 13th most undergraduates studying History and English, with 0 in 2007/8. 0

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