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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 state school students.

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  1. Balliol College 66

    1. The most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 8 in 2007/8. 100
    2. Fifth most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 8 in 2007/8. 70
    3. 13th highest percentage of state school students: 53.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 28
  2. Merton College 57

    1. Sixth most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 6 in 2007/8. 75
    2. 18th most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 6 in 2007/8. 50
    3. Seventh highest percentage of state school students: 60% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 47
  3. St Hugh's College 55

    1. Fifth most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 6 in 2007/8. 75
    2. Fourth most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 8 in 2007/8. 70
    3. 15th highest percentage of state school students: 51.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 21

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  1. St Peter's College 55

    1. Second most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 10 in 2007/8. 90
    2. Ninth most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 5 in 2007/8. 63
    3. 23rd highest percentage of state school students: 47.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 11
  2. Worcester College 53

    1. Third most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 6 in 2007/8. 75
    2. Sixth most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 8 in 2007/8. 70
    3. 21st highest percentage of state school students: 48.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 14
  3. Wadham College 49

    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. 12th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 3 in 2007/8. 38
  4. St John's College 48

    1. Second highest percentage of state school students: 65.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 65
    2. 10th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 4 in 2007/8. 50
    3. 24th most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 4 in 2007/8. 30
  5. Exeter College 48

    1. Second most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 7 in 2007/8. 88
    2. 14th most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 6 in 2007/8. 50
    3. 25th highest percentage of state school students: 45.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 5
  6. St Catherine's College 47

    1. The most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 11 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 16th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 2 in 2007/8. 25
    3. 19th highest percentage of state school students: 49.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 17
  7. St Anne's College 46

    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
    3. 24th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 1 in 2007/8. 13
  8. New College 45

    1. Seventh most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 5 in 2007/8. 63
    2. 11th most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 7 in 2007/8. 60
    3. 22nd highest percentage of state school students: 48.4% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 13
  9. St Hilda's College 45

    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
    3. 15th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 2 in 2007/8. 25
  10. Magdalen College 44

    1. Fourth most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 6 in 2007/8. 75
    2. 26th most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 4 in 2007/8. 30
    3. 14th highest percentage of state school students: 53.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 27
  11. Hertford College 42

    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
    3. 22nd most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 1 in 2007/8. 13
  12. St Edmund Hall 41

    1. Eighth most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 5 in 2007/8. 63
    2. 21st most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 5 in 2007/8. 40
    3. 17th highest percentage of state school students: 50.6% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 20
  13. Pembroke College 40

    1. Seventh most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 8 in 2007/8. 70
    2. 11th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 4 in 2007/8. 50
    3. 30th highest percentage of state school students: 44% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 0
  14. Mansfield College 38

    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
    3. 23rd most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 1 in 2007/8. 13
  15. Christ Church 36

    1. Ninth most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 7 in 2007/8. 60
    2. 14th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 3 in 2007/8. 38
    3. 24th highest percentage of state school students: 47.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 10
  16. Jesus College 35

    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
    3. 19th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 1 in 2007/8. 13
  17. Corpus Christi College 34

    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
    3. 20th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 1 in 2007/8. 13
  18. Harris Manchester College 33

    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
    3. 25th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  19. Lady Margaret Hall 30

    1. 15th most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 6 in 2007/8. 50
    2. 17th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 2 in 2007/8. 25
    3. 20th highest percentage of state school students: 48.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 14
  20. Somerville College 27

    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
    3. 21st most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 1 in 2007/8. 13
  21. University College 27

    1. 22nd most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 5 in 2007/8. 40
    2. 13th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 3 in 2007/8. 38
    3. 29th highest percentage of state school students: 45.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 3
  22. Brasenose College 22

    1. 16th most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 6 in 2007/8. 50
    2. 18th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 1 in 2007/8. 13
    3. 27th highest percentage of state school students: 45.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 4
  23. The Queen's College 15

    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
    3. 27th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  24. Trinity College 12

    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
    3. 26th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 0 in 2007/8. 0

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