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

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  1. Pembroke College 100

    1. The highest percentage of private school students: 56% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 100
    2. The most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 30 in 2007/8. 100
  2. Lady Margaret Hall 93

    1. Second most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 30 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 11th highest percentage of private school students: 51.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 86
  3. Worcester College 84

    1. 10th highest percentage of private school students: 51.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 86
    2. Sixth most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 26 in 2007/8. 82

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  1. University College 82

    1. Second highest percentage of private school students: 54.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 97
    2. 11th most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 23 in 2007/8. 68
  2. Exeter College 81

    1. Sixth highest percentage of private school students: 54.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 95
    2. 10th most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 23 in 2007/8. 68
  3. St Hugh's College 80

    1. Fifth most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 26 in 2007/8. 82
    2. 16th highest percentage of private school students: 48.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 79
  4. The Queen's College 77

    1. Third highest percentage of private school students: 54.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 96
    2. 15th most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 21 in 2007/8. 59
  5. Lincoln College 76

    1. 15th highest percentage of private school students: 48.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 79
    2. Eighth most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 24 in 2007/8. 73
  6. St Anne's College 75

    1. Third most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 29 in 2007/8. 95
    2. 23rd highest percentage of private school students: 40.6% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 54
  7. Brasenose College 73

    1. Fourth highest percentage of private school students: 54.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 96
    2. 19th most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 19 in 2007/8. 50
  8. Trinity College 73

    1. Fifth highest percentage of private school students: 54.4% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 95
    2. 18th most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 19 in 2007/8. 50
  9. Balliol College 70

    1. 18th highest percentage of private school students: 46.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 72
    2. Ninth most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 23 in 2007/8. 68
  10. Jesus College 70

    1. Fourth most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 26 in 2007/8. 82
    2. 22nd highest percentage of private school students: 41.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 58
  11. St Catherine's College 66

    1. 12th highest percentage of private school students: 50.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 83
    2. 17th most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 19 in 2007/8. 50
  12. New College 66

    1. Ninth highest percentage of private school students: 51.6% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 87
    2. 23rd most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 18 in 2007/8. 45
  13. Christ Church 66

    1. Seventh highest percentage of private school students: 52.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 90
    2. 25th most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 17 in 2007/8. 41
  14. St Peter's College 65

    1. Eighth highest percentage of private school students: 52.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 89
    2. 24th most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 17 in 2007/8. 41
  15. Somerville College 62

    1. 14th most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 22 in 2007/8. 64
    2. 19th highest percentage of private school students: 42.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 60
  16. Magdalen College 61

    1. 17th highest percentage of private school students: 46.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 73
    2. 20th most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 19 in 2007/8. 50
  17. Keble College 61

    1. 13th most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 22 in 2007/8. 64
    2. 20th highest percentage of private school students: 42% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 59
  18. Wadham College 59

    1. Seventh most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 25 in 2007/8. 77
    2. 27th highest percentage of private school students: 36.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 42
  19. Corpus Christi College 59

    1. 13th highest percentage of private school students: 49.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 81
    2. 26th most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 16 in 2007/8. 36
  20. Oriel College 56

    1. 21st highest percentage of private school students: 41.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 58
    2. 16th most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 20 in 2007/8. 55
  21. St John's College 52

    1. 12th most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 23 in 2007/8. 68
    2. 29th highest percentage of private school students: 34.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 35
  22. Hertford College 49

    1. 21st most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 19 in 2007/8. 50
    2. 26th highest percentage of private school students: 38.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 48
  23. Mansfield College 44

    1. 22nd most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 19 in 2007/8. 50
    2. 28th highest percentage of private school students: 35% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 38
  24. St Edmund Hall 40

    1. 14th highest percentage of private school students: 49.4% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 80
    2. 29th most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 8 in 2007/8. 0
  25. Merton College 40

    1. 24th highest percentage of private school students: 40% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 53
    2. 28th most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 14 in 2007/8. 27
  26. St Hilda's College 39

    1. 25th highest percentage of private school students: 39.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 51
    2. 27th most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 14 in 2007/8. 27

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