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Ranking of Oxford colleges according to: large number of tutors for mathematics and philosophy, high percentage of state school students.

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  1. St Anne's College 63

    1. Third most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 9 in 2007/8. 80
    2. Eighth highest percentage of state school students: 59.4% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 46
  2. St Catherine's College 59

    1. The most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 11 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 19th highest percentage of state school students: 49.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 17
  3. Hertford College 56

    1. 10th most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 7 in 2007/8. 60
    2. Fifth highest percentage of state school students: 61.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 52

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  1. St Hilda's College 54

    1. 12th most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 7 in 2007/8. 60
    2. Sixth highest percentage of state school students: 60.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 49
  2. Wadham College 54

    1. Fourth highest percentage of state school students: 63.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 58
    2. 17th most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 6 in 2007/8. 50
  3. Mansfield College 51

    1. Third highest percentage of state school students: 65% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 62
    2. 20th most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 5 in 2007/8. 40
  4. St Peter's College 51

    1. Second most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 10 in 2007/8. 90
    2. 23rd highest percentage of state school students: 47.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 11
  5. Harris Manchester College 50

    1. The highest percentage of state school students: 77.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 100
    2. 27th most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 1 in 2007/8. 0
  6. Balliol College 49

    1. Fifth most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 8 in 2007/8. 70
    2. 13th highest percentage of state school students: 53.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 28
  7. Merton College 49

    1. 18th most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 6 in 2007/8. 50
    2. Seventh highest percentage of state school students: 60% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 47
  8. St John's College 47

    1. Second highest percentage of state school students: 65.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 65
    2. 24th most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 4 in 2007/8. 30
  9. Jesus College 46

    1. 13th most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 6 in 2007/8. 50
    2. Ninth highest percentage of state school students: 58.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 42
  10. St Hugh's College 46

    1. Fourth most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 8 in 2007/8. 70
    2. 15th highest percentage of state school students: 51.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 21
  11. Corpus Christi College 44

    1. Eighth most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 8 in 2007/8. 70
    2. 18th highest percentage of state school students: 50.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 19
  12. Worcester College 42

    1. Sixth most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 8 in 2007/8. 70
    2. 21st highest percentage of state school students: 48.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 14
  13. New College 37

    1. 11th most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 7 in 2007/8. 60
    2. 22nd highest percentage of state school students: 48.4% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 13
  14. Pembroke College 35

    1. Seventh most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 8 in 2007/8. 70
    2. 30th highest percentage of state school students: 44% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 0
  15. Somerville College 35

    1. 12th highest percentage of state school students: 57.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 40
    2. 25th most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 4 in 2007/8. 30
  16. Christ Church 35

    1. Ninth most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 7 in 2007/8. 60
    2. 24th highest percentage of state school students: 47.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 10
  17. Lady Margaret Hall 32

    1. 15th most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 6 in 2007/8. 50
    2. 20th highest percentage of state school students: 48.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 14
  18. St Edmund Hall 30

    1. 21st most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 5 in 2007/8. 40
    2. 17th highest percentage of state school students: 50.6% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 20
  19. Magdalen College 29

    1. 26th most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 4 in 2007/8. 30
    2. 14th highest percentage of state school students: 53.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 27
  20. Exeter College 28

    1. 14th most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 6 in 2007/8. 50
    2. 25th highest percentage of state school students: 45.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 5
  21. Brasenose College 27

    1. 16th most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 6 in 2007/8. 50
    2. 27th highest percentage of state school students: 45.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 4
  22. The Queen's College 22

    1. 19th most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 5 in 2007/8. 40
    2. 28th highest percentage of state school students: 45.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 4
  23. University College 22

    1. 22nd most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 5 in 2007/8. 40
    2. 29th highest percentage of state school students: 45.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 3
  24. Trinity College 17

    1. 23rd most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 4 in 2007/8. 30
    2. 26th highest percentage of state school students: 45.6% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 5

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