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

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  1. Balliol College 81

    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. Fifth most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 8 in 2007/8. 70
  2. St Peter's College 80

    1. Second most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 10 in 2007/8. 90
    2. Eighth highest percentage of private school students: 52.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 89
    3. Ninth most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 5 in 2007/8. 63
  3. Exeter College 77

    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
    3. 14th most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 6 in 2007/8. 50

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  1. Worcester College 77

    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
    3. Sixth most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 8 in 2007/8. 70
  2. St Hugh's College 75

    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
    3. Fourth most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 8 in 2007/8. 70
  3. Pembroke College 73

    1. The highest percentage of private school students: 56% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 100
    2. Seventh most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 8 in 2007/8. 70
    3. 11th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 4 in 2007/8. 50
  4. New College 70

    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
    3. 11th most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 7 in 2007/8. 60
  5. St Catherine's College 69

    1. The most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 11 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 12th highest percentage of private school students: 50.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 83
    3. 16th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 2 in 2007/8. 25
  6. Christ Church 63

    1. Seventh highest percentage of private school students: 52.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 90
    2. Ninth most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 7 in 2007/8. 60
    3. 14th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 3 in 2007/8. 38
  7. St Edmund Hall 61

    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
    3. 21st most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 5 in 2007/8. 40
  8. Magdalen College 59

    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
    3. 26th most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 4 in 2007/8. 30
  9. Merton College 59

    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
    3. 18th most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 6 in 2007/8. 50
  10. University College 58

    1. Second highest percentage of private school students: 54.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 97
    2. 22nd most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 5 in 2007/8. 40
    3. 13th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 3 in 2007/8. 38
  11. Corpus Christi College 55

    1. 13th highest percentage of private school students: 49.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 81
    2. Eighth most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 8 in 2007/8. 70
    3. 20th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 1 in 2007/8. 13
  12. Lady Margaret Hall 54

    1. 11th highest percentage of private school students: 51.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 86
    2. 15th most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 6 in 2007/8. 50
    3. 17th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 2 in 2007/8. 25
  13. Brasenose College 53

    1. Fourth highest percentage of private school students: 54.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 96
    2. 16th most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 6 in 2007/8. 50
    3. 18th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 1 in 2007/8. 13
  14. St Anne's College 49

    1. Third most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 9 in 2007/8. 80
    2. 23rd highest percentage of private school students: 40.6% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 54
    3. 24th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 1 in 2007/8. 13
  15. St Hilda's College 45

    1. 12th most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 7 in 2007/8. 60
    2. 25th highest percentage of private school students: 39.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 51
    3. 15th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 2 in 2007/8. 25
  16. The Queen's College 45

    1. Third highest percentage of private school students: 54.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 96
    2. 19th most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 5 in 2007/8. 40
    3. 27th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  17. Wadham College 43

    1. 17th most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 6 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. 12th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 3 in 2007/8. 38
  18. Trinity College 42

    1. Fifth highest percentage of private school students: 54.4% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 95
    2. 23rd most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 4 in 2007/8. 30
    3. 26th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  19. Jesus College 40

    1. 22nd highest percentage of private school students: 41.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 58
    2. 13th most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 6 in 2007/8. 50
    3. 19th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 1 in 2007/8. 13
  20. Hertford College 40

    1. 10th most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 7 in 2007/8. 60
    2. 26th highest percentage of private school students: 38.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 48
    3. 22nd most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 1 in 2007/8. 13
  21. St John's College 38

    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
    3. 24th most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 4 in 2007/8. 30
  22. Somerville College 34

    1. 19th highest percentage of private school students: 42.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 60
    2. 25th most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 4 in 2007/8. 30
    3. 21st most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 1 in 2007/8. 13
  23. Mansfield College 30

    1. 20th most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 5 in 2007/8. 40
    2. 28th highest percentage of private school students: 35% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 38
    3. 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. 27th most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 1 in 2007/8. 0
    3. 25th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 0 in 2007/8. 0

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