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

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  1. Exeter College 91

    1. Sixth highest percentage of private school students: 54.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 95
    2. Second most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 7 in 2007/8. 88
  2. Balliol College 86

    1. The most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 8 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 18th highest percentage of private school students: 46.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 72
  3. Worcester College 81

    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 Philosophy, with 6 in 2007/8. 75

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  1. St Hugh's College 77

    1. 16th highest percentage of private school students: 48.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 79
    2. Fifth most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 6 in 2007/8. 75
  2. St Peter's College 76

    1. Eighth highest percentage of private school students: 52.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 89
    2. Ninth most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 5 in 2007/8. 63
  3. Pembroke College 75

    1. The highest percentage of private school students: 56% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 100
    2. 11th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 4 in 2007/8. 50
  4. New College 75

    1. Ninth highest percentage of private school students: 51.6% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 87
    2. Seventh most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 5 in 2007/8. 63
  5. Magdalen College 74

    1. Fourth most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 6 in 2007/8. 75
    2. 17th highest percentage of private school students: 46.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 73
  6. St Edmund Hall 71

    1. 14th highest percentage of private school students: 49.4% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 80
    2. Eighth most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 5 in 2007/8. 63
  7. University College 67

    1. Second highest percentage of private school students: 54.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 97
    2. 13th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 3 in 2007/8. 38
  8. Christ Church 64

    1. Seventh highest percentage of private school students: 52.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 90
    2. 14th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 3 in 2007/8. 38
  9. Merton College 64

    1. Sixth most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 6 in 2007/8. 75
    2. 24th highest percentage of private school students: 40% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 53
  10. Lady Margaret Hall 55

    1. 11th highest percentage of private school students: 51.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 86
    2. 17th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 2 in 2007/8. 25
  11. Brasenose College 54

    1. Fourth 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 Philosophy, with 1 in 2007/8. 13
  12. St Catherine's College 54

    1. 12th highest percentage of private school students: 50.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 83
    2. 16th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 2 in 2007/8. 25
  13. 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. 27th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  14. Trinity College 48

    1. Fifth highest percentage of private school students: 54.4% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 95
    2. 26th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  15. Corpus Christi College 47

    1. 13th highest percentage of private school students: 49.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 81
    2. 20th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 1 in 2007/8. 13
  16. St John's College 43

    1. 10th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 4 in 2007/8. 50
    2. 29th highest percentage of private school students: 34.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 35
  17. Wadham College 40

    1. 27th highest percentage of private school students: 36.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 42
    2. 12th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 3 in 2007/8. 38
  18. St Hilda's College 38

    1. 25th highest percentage of private school students: 39.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 51
    2. 15th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 2 in 2007/8. 25
  19. Somerville College 36

    1. 19th highest percentage of private school students: 42.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 60
    2. 21st most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 1 in 2007/8. 13
  20. Jesus College 35

    1. 22nd highest percentage of private school students: 41.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 58
    2. 19th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 1 in 2007/8. 13
  21. St Anne's College 33

    1. 23rd highest percentage of private school students: 40.6% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 54
    2. 24th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 1 in 2007/8. 13
  22. Hertford College 30

    1. 26th highest percentage of private school students: 38.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 48
    2. 22nd most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 1 in 2007/8. 13
  23. Mansfield College 25

    1. 28th highest percentage of private school students: 35% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 38
    2. 23rd most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 1 in 2007/8. 13
  24. Harris Manchester College 0

    1. 30th highest percentage of private school students: 22.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 0
    2. 25th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 0 in 2007/8. 0

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