Choose Your Oxford College

Ranking of Oxford colleges according to: large number of undergraduates studying human sciences, high percentage of state school students.

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  1. Harris Manchester College 63

    1. The highest percentage of state school students: 77.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 100
    2. 11th most undergraduates studying Human Sciences, with 5 in 2007/8. 26
  2. St John's College 61

    1. Second highest percentage of state school students: 65.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 65
    2. Third most undergraduates studying Human Sciences, with 11 in 2007/8. 58
  3. St Catherine's College 59

    1. The most undergraduates studying Human Sciences, with 19 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 19th highest percentage of state school students: 49.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 17

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  1. Wadham College 48

    1. Fourth highest percentage of state school students: 63.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 58
    2. Seventh most undergraduates studying Human Sciences, with 7 in 2007/8. 37
  2. Mansfield College 47

    1. Third highest percentage of state school students: 65% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 62
    2. 10th most undergraduates studying Human Sciences, with 6 in 2007/8. 32
  3. St Hugh's College 45

    1. Second most undergraduates studying Human Sciences, with 13 in 2007/8. 68
    2. 15th highest percentage of state school students: 51.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 21
  4. Hertford College 45

    1. Fifth highest percentage of state school students: 61.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 52
    2. Eighth most undergraduates studying Human Sciences, with 7 in 2007/8. 37
  5. Somerville College 41

    1. Sixth most undergraduates studying Human Sciences, with 8 in 2007/8. 42
    2. 12th highest percentage of state school students: 57.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 40
  6. Jesus College 37

    1. Ninth highest percentage of state school students: 58.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 42
    2. Ninth most undergraduates studying Human Sciences, with 6 in 2007/8. 32
  7. New College 35

    1. Fourth most undergraduates studying Human Sciences, with 11 in 2007/8. 58
    2. 22nd highest percentage of state school students: 48.4% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 13
  8. Magdalen College 35

    1. Fifth most undergraduates studying Human Sciences, with 8 in 2007/8. 42
    2. 14th highest percentage of state school students: 53.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 27
  9. St Hilda's College 24

    1. Sixth highest percentage of state school students: 60.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 49
    2. 12th most undergraduates studying Human Sciences, with 0 in 2007/8. 0

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