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Ranking of Oxford colleges according to: large number of undergraduates studying mathematics and computer science, high percentage of private school students.

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  1. Worcester College 85

    1. 10th highest percentage of private school students: 51.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 86
    2. Third most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Computer Science, with 5 in 2007/8. 83
  2. Merton College 76

    1. The most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Computer Science, with 6 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 24th highest percentage of private school students: 40% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 53
  3. University College 73

    1. Second highest percentage of private school students: 54.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 97
    2. Sixth most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Computer Science, with 3 in 2007/8. 50

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  1. Somerville College 72

    1. Second most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Computer Science, with 5 in 2007/8. 83
    2. 19th highest percentage of private school students: 42.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 60
  2. St Catherine's College 66

    1. 12th highest percentage of private school students: 50.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 83
    2. Eighth most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Computer Science, with 3 in 2007/8. 50
  3. Keble College 63

    1. Fifth most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Computer Science, with 4 in 2007/8. 67
    2. 20th highest percentage of private school students: 42% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 59
  4. Magdalen College 61

    1. 17th highest percentage of private school students: 46.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 73
    2. 10th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Computer Science, with 3 in 2007/8. 50
  5. Balliol College 61

    1. 18th highest percentage of private school students: 46.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 72
    2. Seventh most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Computer Science, with 3 in 2007/8. 50
  6. St Anne's College 61

    1. Fourth most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Computer Science, with 4 in 2007/8. 67
    2. 23rd highest percentage of private school students: 40.6% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 54
  7. New College 60

    1. Ninth highest percentage of private school students: 51.6% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 87
    2. 14th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Computer Science, with 2 in 2007/8. 33
  8. Corpus Christi College 57

    1. 13th highest percentage of private school students: 49.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 81
    2. 12th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Computer Science, with 2 in 2007/8. 33
  9. The Queen's College 48

    1. Third highest percentage of private school students: 54.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 96
    2. 18th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Computer Science, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  10. St Hugh's College 48

    1. 16th highest percentage of private school students: 48.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 79
    2. 15th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Computer Science, with 1 in 2007/8. 17
  11. Exeter College 47

    1. Sixth highest percentage of private school students: 54.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 95
    2. 17th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Computer Science, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  12. Oriel College 46

    1. 21st highest percentage of private school students: 41.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 58
    2. 11th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Computer Science, with 2 in 2007/8. 33
  13. St John's College 43

    1. Ninth most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Computer Science, with 3 in 2007/8. 50
    2. 29th highest percentage of private school students: 34.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 35
  14. Hertford College 40

    1. 26th highest percentage of private school students: 38.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 48
    2. 13th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Computer Science, with 2 in 2007/8. 33
  15. Wadham College 29

    1. 27th highest percentage of private school students: 36.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 42
    2. 16th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Computer Science, with 1 in 2007/8. 17

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