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

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  1. Merton College 74

    1. The most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Computer Science, with 6 in 2007/8. 100
    2. Seventh highest percentage of state school students: 60% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 47
  2. Somerville College 62

    1. Second most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Computer Science, with 5 in 2007/8. 83
    2. 12th highest percentage of state school students: 57.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 40
  3. St John's College 57

    1. Second highest percentage of state school students: 65.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 65
    2. Ninth most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Computer Science, with 3 in 2007/8. 50

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  1. St Anne's College 56

    1. Fourth most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Computer Science, with 4 in 2007/8. 67
    2. Eighth highest percentage of state school students: 59.4% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 46
  2. Keble College 54

    1. Fifth most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Computer Science, with 4 in 2007/8. 67
    2. 11th highest percentage of state school students: 58% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 41
  3. Worcester College 49

    1. Third most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Computer Science, with 5 in 2007/8. 83
    2. 21st highest percentage of state school students: 48.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 14
  4. Hertford College 43

    1. Fifth highest percentage of state school students: 61.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 52
    2. 13th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Computer Science, with 2 in 2007/8. 33
  5. Balliol College 39

    1. Seventh most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Computer Science, with 3 in 2007/8. 50
    2. 13th highest percentage of state school students: 53.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 28
  6. Magdalen College 39

    1. 10th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Computer Science, with 3 in 2007/8. 50
    2. 14th highest percentage of state school students: 53.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 27
  7. Oriel College 38

    1. 10th highest percentage of state school students: 58.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 42
    2. 11th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Computer Science, with 2 in 2007/8. 33
  8. Wadham College 37

    1. Fourth highest percentage of state school students: 63.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 58
    2. 16th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Computer Science, with 1 in 2007/8. 17
  9. St Catherine's College 34

    1. Eighth most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Computer Science, with 3 in 2007/8. 50
    2. 19th highest percentage of state school students: 49.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 17
  10. University College 27

    1. Sixth most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Computer Science, with 3 in 2007/8. 50
    2. 29th highest percentage of state school students: 45.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 3
  11. Corpus Christi College 26

    1. 12th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Computer Science, with 2 in 2007/8. 33
    2. 18th highest percentage of state school students: 50.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 19
  12. New College 23

    1. 14th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Computer Science, with 2 in 2007/8. 33
    2. 22nd highest percentage of state school students: 48.4% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 13
  13. St Hugh's College 19

    1. 15th highest percentage of state school students: 51.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 21
    2. 15th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Computer Science, with 1 in 2007/8. 17
  14. Exeter College 3

    1. 25th highest percentage of state school students: 45.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 5
    2. 17th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Computer Science, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  15. The Queen's College 2

    1. 28th highest percentage of state school students: 45.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 4
    2. 18th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Computer Science, with 0 in 2007/8. 0

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