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

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  1. The Queen's College 92

    1. Third highest percentage of private school students: 54.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 96
    2. Third most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 31 in 2007/8. 92
    3. Second most tutors for Modern Languages, with 11 in 2007/8. 90
  2. St Catherine's College 86

    1. The most tutors for Modern Languages, with 12 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. Sixth most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 27 in 2007/8. 75
  3. St Peter's College 83

    1. Third most tutors for Modern Languages, with 11 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. Seventh most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 26 in 2007/8. 71

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  1. Christ Church 83

    1. Seventh highest percentage of private school students: 52.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 90
    2. Fourth most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 30 in 2007/8. 88
    3. Eighth most tutors for Modern Languages, with 9 in 2007/8. 70
  2. Pembroke College 79

    1. The highest percentage of private school students: 56% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 100
    2. Sixth most tutors for Modern Languages, with 9 in 2007/8. 70
    3. 10th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 25 in 2007/8. 67
  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. Seventh most tutors for Modern Languages, with 9 in 2007/8. 70
    3. 11th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 25 in 2007/8. 67
  4. St Edmund Hall 72

    1. 14th highest percentage of private school students: 49.4% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 80
    2. Fifth most tutors for Modern Languages, with 9 in 2007/8. 70
    3. Ninth most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 25 in 2007/8. 67
  5. New College 70

    1. Second most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 31 in 2007/8. 92
    2. Ninth highest percentage of private school students: 51.6% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 87
    3. 23rd most tutors for Modern Languages, with 5 in 2007/8. 30
  6. St Hugh's College 68

    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 Modern Languages, with 27 in 2007/8. 75
    3. 16th most tutors for Modern Languages, with 7 in 2007/8. 50
  7. St Hilda's College 67

    1. The most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 33 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 25th highest percentage of private school students: 39.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 51
    3. 15th most tutors for Modern Languages, with 7 in 2007/8. 50
  8. Lady Margaret Hall 64

    1. 11th highest percentage of private school students: 51.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 86
    2. 12th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 25 in 2007/8. 67
    3. 21st most tutors for Modern Languages, with 6 in 2007/8. 40
  9. Oriel College 63

    1. Fourth most tutors for Modern Languages, with 10 in 2007/8. 80
    2. 21st highest percentage of private school students: 41.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 58
    3. 15th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 21 in 2007/8. 50
  10. Trinity College 60

    1. Fifth highest percentage of private school students: 54.4% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 95
    2. Ninth most tutors for Modern Languages, with 8 in 2007/8. 60
    3. 21st most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 15 in 2007/8. 25
  11. Worcester College 60

    1. 10th highest percentage of private school students: 51.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 86
    2. 14th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 22 in 2007/8. 54
    3. 18th most tutors for Modern Languages, with 6 in 2007/8. 40
  12. Brasenose College 53

    1. Fourth highest percentage of private school students: 54.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 96
    2. 14th most tutors for Modern Languages, with 7 in 2007/8. 50
    3. 25th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 13
  13. Magdalen College 53

    1. 17th highest percentage of private school students: 46.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 73
    2. 13th most tutors for Modern Languages, with 8 in 2007/8. 60
    3. 22nd most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 15 in 2007/8. 25
  14. St Anne's College 47

    1. Eighth most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 25 in 2007/8. 67
    2. 23rd highest percentage of private school students: 40.6% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 54
    3. 24th most tutors for Modern Languages, with 4 in 2007/8. 20
  15. St John's College 47

    1. 12th most tutors for Modern Languages, with 8 in 2007/8. 60
    2. 16th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 20 in 2007/8. 46
    3. 29th highest percentage of private school students: 34.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 35
  16. Keble College 46

    1. 20th highest percentage of private school students: 42% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 59
    2. 13th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 23 in 2007/8. 58
    3. 25th most tutors for Modern Languages, with 4 in 2007/8. 20
  17. Wadham College 45

    1. 10th most tutors for Modern Languages, with 8 in 2007/8. 60
    2. 27th highest percentage of private school students: 36.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 42
    3. 18th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 17 in 2007/8. 33
  18. Jesus College 42

    1. 22nd highest percentage of private school students: 41.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 58
    2. 17th most tutors for Modern Languages, with 6 in 2007/8. 40
    3. 19th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 16 in 2007/8. 29
  19. Hertford College 41

    1. 11th most tutors for Modern Languages, with 8 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. 23rd most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 13 in 2007/8. 17
  20. Somerville College 40

    1. 19th highest percentage of private school students: 42.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 60
    2. 22nd most tutors for Modern Languages, with 5 in 2007/8. 30
    3. 20th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 16 in 2007/8. 29
  21. Balliol College 37

    1. 18th highest percentage of private school students: 46.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 72
    2. 19th most tutors for Modern Languages, with 6 in 2007/8. 40
    3. 27th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 9 in 2007/8. 0
  22. Lincoln College 37

    1. 15th highest percentage of private school students: 48.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 79
    2. 17th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 17 in 2007/8. 33
    3. 27th most tutors for Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 0
  23. University College 37

    1. Second highest percentage of private school students: 54.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 97
    2. 26th most tutors for Modern Languages, with 3 in 2007/8. 10
    3. 26th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 10 in 2007/8. 4
  24. Merton College 36

    1. 24th highest percentage of private school students: 40% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 53
    2. 20th most tutors for Modern Languages, with 6 in 2007/8. 40
    3. 24th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 13 in 2007/8. 17

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