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

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  1. Pembroke College 83

    1. The highest percentage of private school students: 56% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 100
    2. The most tutors for History and English, with 12 in 2007/8. 100
    3. Seventh most undergraduates studying History and English, with 2 in 2007/8. 50
  2. Wadham College 64

    1. Second most undergraduates studying History and English, with 4 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 11th most tutors for History and English, with 7 in 2007/8. 50
    3. 27th highest percentage of private school students: 36.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 42
  3. St Peter's College 61

    1. Eighth highest percentage of private school students: 52.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 89
    2. Fourth most tutors for History and English, with 9 in 2007/8. 70
    3. 12th most undergraduates studying History and English, with 1 in 2007/8. 25

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  1. Balliol College 59

    1. Third most tutors for History and English, with 10 in 2007/8. 80
    2. 18th highest percentage of private school students: 46.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 72
    3. 10th most undergraduates studying History and English, with 1 in 2007/8. 25
  2. Corpus Christi College 59

    1. 13th highest percentage of private school students: 49.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 81
    2. Sixth most tutors for History and English, with 9 in 2007/8. 70
    3. Ninth most undergraduates studying History and English, with 1 in 2007/8. 25
  3. Exeter College 58

    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. 14th most tutors for History and English, with 5 in 2007/8. 30
  4. Jesus College 58

    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. 13th most tutors for History and English, with 6 in 2007/8. 40
  5. St Catherine's College 58

    1. Second most tutors for History and English, with 11 in 2007/8. 90
    2. 12th highest percentage of private school students: 50.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 83
    3. 16th most undergraduates studying History and English, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  6. St Hilda's College 57

    1. Fifth most tutors for History and English, with 9 in 2007/8. 70
    2. 25th highest percentage of private school students: 39.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 51
    3. Fourth most undergraduates studying History and English, with 2 in 2007/8. 50
  7. Mansfield College 56

    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
    3. 15th most tutors for History and English, with 5 in 2007/8. 30
  8. St Hugh's College 55

    1. 16th highest percentage of private school students: 48.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 79
    2. Seventh most tutors for History and English, with 8 in 2007/8. 60
    3. 11th most undergraduates studying History and English, with 1 in 2007/8. 25
  9. Merton College 54

    1. Ninth most tutors for History and English, with 8 in 2007/8. 60
    2. 24th highest percentage of private school students: 40% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 53
    3. Fifth most undergraduates studying History and English, with 2 in 2007/8. 50
  10. Somerville College 53

    1. 19th highest percentage of private school students: 42.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 60
    2. 10th most tutors for History and English, with 7 in 2007/8. 50
    3. Sixth most undergraduates studying History and English, with 2 in 2007/8. 50
  11. Worcester College 42

    1. 10th highest percentage of private school students: 51.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 86
    2. 12th most tutors for History and English, with 6 in 2007/8. 40
    3. 13th most undergraduates studying History and English, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  12. St John's College 32

    1. Eighth most tutors for History and English, with 8 in 2007/8. 60
    2. 29th highest percentage of private school students: 34.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 35
    3. 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. 16th most tutors for History and English, with 2 in 2007/8. 0
    3. 15th most undergraduates studying History and English, with 0 in 2007/8. 0

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