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

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  1. Hertford College 73

    1. The most undergraduates studying History and Modern Languages, with 7 in 2007/8. 100
    2. Eighth most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 13 in 2007/8. 67
    3. Fifth highest percentage of state school students: 61.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 52
  2. Oriel College 62

    1. Second most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 17 in 2007/8. 100
    2. Seventh most undergraduates studying History and Modern Languages, with 3 in 2007/8. 43
    3. 10th highest percentage of state school students: 58.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 42
  3. St John's College 60

    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. Fifth most undergraduates studying History and Modern Languages, with 4 in 2007/8. 57

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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
    3. Fourth most undergraduates studying History and Modern Languages, with 4 in 2007/8. 57
  2. Magdalen College 52

    1. Second most undergraduates studying History and Modern Languages, with 5 in 2007/8. 71
    2. 15th most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 58
    3. 14th highest percentage of state school students: 53.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 27
  3. Balliol College 48

    1. Seventh most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 14 in 2007/8. 75
    2. Eighth most undergraduates studying History and Modern Languages, with 3 in 2007/8. 43
    3. 13th highest percentage of state school students: 53.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 28
  4. Merton College 47

    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
    3. Ninth most undergraduates studying History and Modern Languages, with 3 in 2007/8. 43
  5. Jesus College 46

    1. Third most undergraduates studying History and Modern Languages, with 5 in 2007/8. 71
    2. Ninth highest percentage of state school students: 58.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 42
    3. 24th most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 8 in 2007/8. 25
  6. St Catherine's College 46

    1. Fifth most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 16 in 2007/8. 92
    2. 14th most undergraduates studying History and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 29
    3. 19th highest percentage of state school students: 49.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 17
  7. St Hilda's College 42

    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
    3. 12th most undergraduates studying History and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 29
  8. St Peter's College 42

    1. The most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 17 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 24th most undergraduates studying History and Modern Languages, with 1 in 2007/8. 14
    3. 23rd highest percentage of state school students: 47.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 11
  9. The Queen's College 42

    1. Fourth most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 16 in 2007/8. 92
    2. 15th most undergraduates studying History and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 29
    3. 28th highest percentage of state school students: 45.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 4
  10. Christ Church 37

    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
    3. 25th most undergraduates studying History and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  11. Somerville College 34

    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
    3. 11th most undergraduates studying History and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 29
  12. Keble College 34

    1. 10th most undergraduates studying History and Modern Languages, with 3 in 2007/8. 43
    2. 11th highest percentage of state school students: 58% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 41
    3. 25th most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 7 in 2007/8. 17
  13. Trinity College 33

    1. 10th most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 13 in 2007/8. 67
    2. 17th most undergraduates studying History and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 29
    3. 26th highest percentage of state school students: 45.6% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 5
  14. Brasenose College 33

    1. Ninth most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 13 in 2007/8. 67
    2. 13th most undergraduates studying History and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 29
    3. 27th highest percentage of state school students: 45.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 4
  15. Pembroke College 33

    1. Sixth most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 15 in 2007/8. 83
    2. 20th most undergraduates studying History and Modern Languages, with 1 in 2007/8. 14
    3. 30th highest percentage of state school students: 44% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 0
  16. St Hugh's College 31

    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
    3. 19th most undergraduates studying History and Modern Languages, with 1 in 2007/8. 14
  17. St Anne's College 31

    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
    3. 22nd most undergraduates studying History and Modern Languages, with 1 in 2007/8. 14
  18. St Edmund Hall 31

    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
    3. 23rd most undergraduates studying History and Modern Languages, with 1 in 2007/8. 14
  19. New College 30

    1. Sixth most undergraduates studying History and Modern Languages, with 3 in 2007/8. 43
    2. 20th most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 9 in 2007/8. 33
    3. 22nd highest percentage of state school students: 48.4% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 13
  20. Worcester College 25

    1. 19th most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 9 in 2007/8. 33
    2. 16th most undergraduates studying History and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 29
    3. 21st highest percentage of state school students: 48.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 14
  21. Lady Margaret Hall 19

    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
    3. 26th most undergraduates studying History and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  22. University College 14

    1. 23rd most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 8 in 2007/8. 25
    2. 18th most undergraduates studying History and Modern Languages, with 1 in 2007/8. 14
    3. 29th highest percentage of state school students: 45.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 3
  23. Lincoln College 12

    1. 16th highest percentage of state school students: 51.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 21
    2. 21st most undergraduates studying History and Modern Languages, with 1 in 2007/8. 14
    3. 26th most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 5 in 2007/8. 0

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