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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 state school students.

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  1. Wadham College 69

    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. 11th most tutors for History and English, with 7 in 2007/8. 50
  2. Mansfield College 64

    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
    3. 15th most tutors for History and English, with 5 in 2007/8. 30
  3. St Hilda's College 56

    1. Fifth most tutors for History and English, with 9 in 2007/8. 70
    2. Fourth most undergraduates studying History and English, with 2 in 2007/8. 50
    3. Sixth highest percentage of state school students: 60.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 49

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  1. Merton College 52

    1. Ninth most tutors for History and English, with 8 in 2007/8. 60
    2. Fifth most undergraduates studying History and English, with 2 in 2007/8. 50
    3. Seventh highest percentage of state school students: 60% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 47
  2. Jesus College 52

    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
    3. 13th most tutors for History and English, with 6 in 2007/8. 40
  3. Pembroke College 50

    1. The most tutors for History and English, with 12 in 2007/8. 100
    2. Seventh most undergraduates studying History and English, with 2 in 2007/8. 50
    3. 30th highest percentage of state school students: 44% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 0
  4. Somerville College 47

    1. Sixth most undergraduates studying History and English, with 2 in 2007/8. 50
    2. 10th most tutors for History and English, with 7 in 2007/8. 50
    3. 12th highest percentage of state school students: 57.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 40
  5. Balliol College 44

    1. Third most tutors for History and English, with 10 in 2007/8. 80
    2. 13th highest percentage of state school students: 53.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 28
    3. 10th most undergraduates studying History and English, with 1 in 2007/8. 25
  6. St John's College 42

    1. Second highest percentage of state school students: 65.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 65
    2. Eighth most tutors for History and English, with 8 in 2007/8. 60
    3. 14th most undergraduates studying History and English, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  7. Corpus Christi College 38

    1. Sixth most tutors for History and English, with 9 in 2007/8. 70
    2. Ninth most undergraduates studying History and English, with 1 in 2007/8. 25
    3. 18th highest percentage of state school students: 50.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 19
  8. St Catherine's College 36

    1. Second most tutors for History and English, with 11 in 2007/8. 90
    2. 19th highest percentage of state school students: 49.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 17
    3. 16th most undergraduates studying History and English, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  9. St Hugh's College 35

    1. Seventh most tutors for History and English, with 8 in 2007/8. 60
    2. 11th most undergraduates studying History and English, with 1 in 2007/8. 25
    3. 15th highest percentage of state school students: 51.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 21
  10. St Peter's College 35

    1. Fourth most tutors for History and English, with 9 in 2007/8. 70
    2. 12th most undergraduates studying History and English, with 1 in 2007/8. 25
    3. 23rd highest percentage of state school students: 47.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 11
  11. 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. 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
  12. Exeter College 28

    1. Eighth most undergraduates studying History and English, with 2 in 2007/8. 50
    2. 14th most tutors for History and English, with 5 in 2007/8. 30
    3. 25th highest percentage of state school students: 45.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 5
  13. Worcester College 18

    1. 12th most tutors for History and English, with 6 in 2007/8. 40
    2. 21st highest percentage of state school students: 48.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 14
    3. 13th most undergraduates studying History and English, with 0 in 2007/8. 0

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