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Ranking of Oxford colleges according to: large number of undergraduates studying modern languages, high percentage of state school students.

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  1. St Hilda's College 74

    1. The most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 33 in 2007/8. 100
    2. Sixth highest percentage of state school students: 60.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 49
  2. St Anne's College 56

    1. Eighth most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 25 in 2007/8. 67
    2. Eighth highest percentage of state school students: 59.4% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 46
  3. St John's College 55

    1. Second highest percentage of state school students: 65.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 65
    2. 16th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 20 in 2007/8. 46

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  1. New College 52

    1. Second most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 31 in 2007/8. 92
    2. 22nd highest percentage of state school students: 48.4% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 13
  2. Keble College 50

    1. 13th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 23 in 2007/8. 58
    2. 11th highest percentage of state school students: 58% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 41
  3. Christ Church 49

    1. Fourth most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 30 in 2007/8. 88
    2. 24th highest percentage of state school students: 47.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 10
  4. St Hugh's College 48

    1. Fifth most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 27 in 2007/8. 75
    2. 15th highest percentage of state school students: 51.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 21
  5. The Queen's College 48

    1. Third most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 31 in 2007/8. 92
    2. 28th highest percentage of state school students: 45.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 4
  6. St Catherine's College 46

    1. Sixth most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 27 in 2007/8. 75
    2. 19th highest percentage of state school students: 49.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 17
  7. Oriel College 46

    1. 15th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 21 in 2007/8. 50
    2. 10th highest percentage of state school students: 58.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 42
  8. Wadham College 46

    1. Fourth highest percentage of state school students: 63.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 58
    2. 18th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 17 in 2007/8. 33
  9. St Edmund Hall 43

    1. Ninth most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 25 in 2007/8. 67
    2. 17th highest percentage of state school students: 50.6% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 20
  10. St Peter's College 41

    1. Seventh most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 26 in 2007/8. 71
    2. 23rd highest percentage of state school students: 47.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 11
  11. Lady Margaret Hall 40

    1. 12th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 25 in 2007/8. 67
    2. 20th highest percentage of state school students: 48.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 14
  12. Exeter College 36

    1. 11th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 25 in 2007/8. 67
    2. 25th highest percentage of state school students: 45.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 5
  13. Jesus College 35

    1. Ninth highest percentage of state school students: 58.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 42
    2. 19th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 16 in 2007/8. 29
  14. Somerville College 35

    1. 12th highest percentage of state school students: 57.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 40
    2. 20th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 16 in 2007/8. 29
  15. Hertford College 35

    1. Fifth highest percentage of state school students: 61.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 52
    2. 23rd most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 13 in 2007/8. 17
  16. Worcester College 34

    1. 14th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 22 in 2007/8. 54
    2. 21st highest percentage of state school students: 48.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 14
  17. Pembroke College 33

    1. 10th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 25 in 2007/8. 67
    2. 30th highest percentage of state school students: 44% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 0
  18. Merton College 32

    1. Seventh highest percentage of state school students: 60% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 47
    2. 24th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 13 in 2007/8. 17
  19. Lincoln College 27

    1. 17th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 17 in 2007/8. 33
    2. 16th highest percentage of state school students: 51.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 21
  20. Magdalen College 26

    1. 14th highest percentage of state school students: 53.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 27
    2. 22nd most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 15 in 2007/8. 25
  21. Trinity College 15

    1. 21st most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 15 in 2007/8. 25
    2. 26th highest percentage of state school students: 45.6% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 5
  22. Balliol College 14

    1. 13th highest percentage of state school students: 53.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 28
    2. 27th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 9 in 2007/8. 0
  23. Brasenose College 8

    1. 25th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 13
    2. 27th highest percentage of state school students: 45.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 4
  24. University College 4

    1. 26th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 10 in 2007/8. 4
    2. 29th highest percentage of state school students: 45.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 3

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