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

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  1. Christ Church 95

    1. Third most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 17 in 2007/8. 100
    2. Seventh highest percentage of private school students: 52.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 90
  2. St Peter's College 94

    1. The most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 17 in 2007/8. 100
    2. Eighth highest percentage of private school students: 52.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 89
  3. The Queen's College 94

    1. Third highest percentage of private school students: 54.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 96
    2. Fourth most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 16 in 2007/8. 92

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  1. Pembroke College 92

    1. The highest percentage of private school students: 56% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 100
    2. Sixth most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 15 in 2007/8. 83
  2. St Catherine's College 87

    1. Fifth most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 16 in 2007/8. 92
    2. 12th highest percentage of private school students: 50.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 83
  3. Brasenose College 81

    1. Fourth highest percentage of private school students: 54.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 96
    2. Ninth most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 13 in 2007/8. 67
  4. Trinity College 81

    1. Fifth highest percentage of private school students: 54.4% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 95
    2. 10th most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 13 in 2007/8. 67
  5. Oriel College 79

    1. Second most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 17 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 21st highest percentage of private school students: 41.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 58
  6. Balliol College 74

    1. Seventh most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 14 in 2007/8. 75
    2. 18th highest percentage of private school students: 46.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 72
  7. St Edmund Hall 69

    1. 14th highest percentage of private school students: 49.4% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 80
    2. 13th most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 58
  8. St Hugh's College 69

    1. 16th highest percentage of private school students: 48.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 79
    2. 12th most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 58
  9. Magdalen College 66

    1. 17th highest percentage of private school students: 46.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 73
    2. 15th most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 58
  10. Lady Margaret Hall 64

    1. 11th highest percentage of private school students: 51.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 86
    2. 18th most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 10 in 2007/8. 42
  11. University College 61

    1. Second highest percentage of private school students: 54.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 97
    2. 23rd most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 8 in 2007/8. 25
  12. New College 60

    1. Ninth highest percentage of private school students: 51.6% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 87
    2. 20th most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 9 in 2007/8. 33
  13. Worcester College 60

    1. 10th highest percentage of private school students: 51.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 86
    2. 19th most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 9 in 2007/8. 33
  14. Hertford College 57

    1. Eighth most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 13 in 2007/8. 67
    2. 26th highest percentage of private school students: 38.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 48
  15. Merton College 51

    1. 24th highest percentage of private school students: 40% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 53
    2. 16th most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 11 in 2007/8. 50
  16. 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. 17th most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 11 in 2007/8. 50
  17. Wadham College 50

    1. 11th most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 58
    2. 27th highest percentage of private school students: 36.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 42
  18. St John's College 47

    1. 14th most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 58
    2. 29th highest percentage of private school students: 34.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 35
  19. Somerville College 47

    1. 19th highest percentage of private school students: 42.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 60
    2. 21st most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 9 in 2007/8. 33
  20. St Anne's College 44

    1. 23rd highest percentage of private school students: 40.6% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 54
    2. 22nd most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 9 in 2007/8. 33
  21. Jesus College 42

    1. 22nd highest percentage of private school students: 41.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 58
    2. 24th most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 8 in 2007/8. 25
  22. Lincoln College 39

    1. 15th highest percentage of private school students: 48.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 79
    2. 26th most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 5 in 2007/8. 0
  23. Keble College 38

    1. 20th highest percentage of private school students: 42% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 59
    2. 25th most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 7 in 2007/8. 17

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