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

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  1. Oriel College 71

    1. Second most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 17 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 10th highest percentage of state school students: 58.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 42
  2. St John's College 62

    1. Second highest percentage of state school students: 65.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 65
    2. 14th most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 58
  3. Hertford College 60

    1. Eighth most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 13 in 2007/8. 67
    2. Fifth highest percentage of state school students: 61.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 52

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  1. Wadham College 58

    1. 11th most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 58
    2. Fourth highest percentage of state school students: 63.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 58
  2. St Peter's College 56

    1. The most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 17 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 23rd highest percentage of state school students: 47.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 11
  3. Christ Church 55

    1. Third most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 17 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 24th highest percentage of state school students: 47.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 10
  4. St Catherine's College 55

    1. Fifth most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 16 in 2007/8. 92
    2. 19th highest percentage of state school students: 49.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 17
  5. Balliol College 51

    1. Seventh most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 14 in 2007/8. 75
    2. 13th highest percentage of state school students: 53.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 28
  6. St Hilda's College 49

    1. 17th most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 11 in 2007/8. 50
    2. Sixth highest percentage of state school students: 60.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 49
  7. Merton College 49

    1. 16th most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 11 in 2007/8. 50
    2. Seventh highest percentage of state school students: 60% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 47
  8. The Queen's College 48

    1. Fourth most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 16 in 2007/8. 92
    2. 28th highest percentage of state school students: 45.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 4
  9. Magdalen College 43

    1. 15th most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 58
    2. 14th highest percentage of state school students: 53.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 27
  10. Pembroke College 42

    1. Sixth most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 15 in 2007/8. 83
    2. 30th highest percentage of state school students: 44% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 0
  11. St Hugh's College 40

    1. 12th most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 58
    2. 15th highest percentage of state school students: 51.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 21
  12. St Anne's College 39

    1. Eighth highest percentage of state school students: 59.4% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 46
    2. 22nd most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 9 in 2007/8. 33
  13. St Edmund Hall 39

    1. 13th most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 58
    2. 17th highest percentage of state school students: 50.6% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 20
  14. Somerville College 37

    1. 12th highest percentage of state school students: 57.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 40
    2. 21st most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 9 in 2007/8. 33
  15. Trinity College 36

    1. 10th most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 13 in 2007/8. 67
    2. 26th highest percentage of state school students: 45.6% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 5
  16. Brasenose College 36

    1. Ninth most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 13 in 2007/8. 67
    2. 27th highest percentage of state school students: 45.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 4
  17. Jesus College 33

    1. Ninth highest percentage of state school students: 58.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 42
    2. 24th most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 8 in 2007/8. 25
  18. Keble College 29

    1. 11th highest percentage of state school students: 58% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 41
    2. 25th most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 7 in 2007/8. 17
  19. Lady Margaret Hall 28

    1. 18th most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 10 in 2007/8. 42
    2. 20th highest percentage of state school students: 48.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 14
  20. Worcester College 24

    1. 19th most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 9 in 2007/8. 33
    2. 21st highest percentage of state school students: 48.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 14
  21. New College 23

    1. 20th most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 9 in 2007/8. 33
    2. 22nd highest percentage of state school students: 48.4% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 13
  22. University College 14

    1. 23rd most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 8 in 2007/8. 25
    2. 29th highest percentage of state school students: 45.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 3
  23. Lincoln College 11

    1. 16th highest percentage of state school students: 51.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 21
    2. 26th most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 5 in 2007/8. 0

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