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

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  1. St Catherine's College 94

    1. The most undergraduates studying Human Sciences, with 19 in 2007/8. 100
    2. The most tutors for Human Sciences, with 4 in 2007/8. 100
    3. 12th highest percentage of private school students: 50.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 83
  2. St Hugh's College 74

    1. 16th highest percentage of private school students: 48.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 79
    2. Second most tutors for Human Sciences, with 3 in 2007/8. 75
    3. Second most undergraduates studying Human Sciences, with 13 in 2007/8. 68
  3. New College 65

    1. Ninth highest percentage of private school students: 51.6% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 87
    2. Fourth most undergraduates studying Human Sciences, with 11 in 2007/8. 58
    3. Sixth most tutors for Human Sciences, with 2 in 2007/8. 50

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  1. Magdalen College 55

    1. 17th highest percentage of private school students: 46.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 73
    2. Seventh most tutors for Human Sciences, with 2 in 2007/8. 50
    3. Fifth most undergraduates studying Human Sciences, with 8 in 2007/8. 42
  2. St John's College 48

    1. Third most undergraduates studying Human Sciences, with 11 in 2007/8. 58
    2. Third most tutors for Human Sciences, with 2 in 2007/8. 50
    3. 29th highest percentage of private school students: 34.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 35
  3. Hertford College 45

    1. Fourth most tutors for Human Sciences, with 2 in 2007/8. 50
    2. 26th highest percentage of private school students: 38.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 48
    3. Eighth most undergraduates studying Human Sciences, with 7 in 2007/8. 37
  4. Wadham College 43

    1. Fifth most tutors for Human Sciences, with 2 in 2007/8. 50
    2. 27th highest percentage of private school students: 36.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 42
    3. Seventh most undergraduates studying Human Sciences, with 7 in 2007/8. 37
  5. Somerville College 42

    1. 19th highest percentage of private school students: 42.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 60
    2. Sixth most undergraduates studying Human Sciences, with 8 in 2007/8. 42
    3. Ninth most tutors for Human Sciences, with 1 in 2007/8. 25
  6. Jesus College 38

    1. 22nd highest percentage of private school students: 41.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 58
    2. Ninth most undergraduates studying Human Sciences, with 6 in 2007/8. 32
    3. 10th most tutors for Human Sciences, with 1 in 2007/8. 25
  7. Mansfield College 31

    1. 28th highest percentage of private school students: 35% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 38
    2. 10th most undergraduates studying Human Sciences, with 6 in 2007/8. 32
    3. 11th most tutors for Human Sciences, with 1 in 2007/8. 25
  8. Harris Manchester College 17

    1. 11th most undergraduates studying Human Sciences, with 5 in 2007/8. 26
    2. Eighth most tutors for Human Sciences, with 1 in 2007/8. 25
    3. 30th highest percentage of private school students: 22.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 0
  9. St Hilda's College 17

    1. 25th highest percentage of private school students: 39.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 51
    2. 12th most tutors for Human Sciences, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
    3. 12th most undergraduates studying Human Sciences, with 0 in 2007/8. 0

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