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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 state school students.

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  1. St Hilda's College 66

    1. The most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 33 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 15th most tutors for Modern Languages, with 7 in 2007/8. 50
    3. Sixth highest percentage of state school students: 60.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 49
  2. St Catherine's College 64

    1. The most tutors for Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 100
    2. Sixth most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 27 in 2007/8. 75
    3. 19th highest percentage of state school students: 49.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 17
  3. The Queen's College 62

    1. Third most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 31 in 2007/8. 92
    2. Second most tutors for Modern Languages, with 11 in 2007/8. 90
    3. 28th highest percentage of state school students: 45.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 4

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  1. St Peter's College 57

    1. Third most tutors for Modern Languages, with 11 in 2007/8. 90
    2. Seventh most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 26 in 2007/8. 71
    3. 23rd highest percentage of state school students: 47.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 11
  2. Oriel College 57

    1. Fourth most tutors for Modern Languages, with 10 in 2007/8. 80
    2. 15th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 21 in 2007/8. 50
    3. 10th highest percentage of state school students: 58.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 42
  3. St John's College 57

    1. Second highest percentage of state school students: 65.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 65
    2. 12th most tutors for Modern Languages, with 8 in 2007/8. 60
    3. 16th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 20 in 2007/8. 46
  4. Christ Church 56

    1. Fourth most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 30 in 2007/8. 88
    2. Eighth most tutors for Modern Languages, with 9 in 2007/8. 70
    3. 24th highest percentage of state school students: 47.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 10
  5. St Edmund Hall 52

    1. Fifth most tutors for Modern Languages, with 9 in 2007/8. 70
    2. Ninth most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 25 in 2007/8. 67
    3. 17th highest percentage of state school students: 50.6% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 20
  6. Wadham College 51

    1. 10th most tutors for Modern Languages, with 8 in 2007/8. 60
    2. Fourth highest percentage of state school students: 63.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 58
    3. 18th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 17 in 2007/8. 33
  7. St Hugh's College 49

    1. Fifth most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 27 in 2007/8. 75
    2. 16th most tutors for Modern Languages, with 7 in 2007/8. 50
    3. 15th highest percentage of state school students: 51.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 21
  8. Exeter College 47

    1. Seventh most tutors for Modern Languages, with 9 in 2007/8. 70
    2. 11th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 25 in 2007/8. 67
    3. 25th highest percentage of state school students: 45.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 5
  9. Pembroke College 46

    1. Sixth most tutors for Modern Languages, with 9 in 2007/8. 70
    2. 10th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 25 in 2007/8. 67
    3. 30th highest percentage of state school students: 44% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 0
  10. New College 45

    1. Second most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 31 in 2007/8. 92
    2. 23rd most tutors for Modern Languages, with 5 in 2007/8. 30
    3. 22nd highest percentage of state school students: 48.4% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 13
  11. St Anne's College 44

    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. 24th most tutors for Modern Languages, with 4 in 2007/8. 20
  12. Hertford College 43

    1. 11th most tutors for Modern Languages, with 8 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. 23rd most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 13 in 2007/8. 17
  13. Lady Margaret Hall 40

    1. 12th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 25 in 2007/8. 67
    2. 21st most tutors for Modern Languages, with 6 in 2007/8. 40
    3. 20th highest percentage of state school students: 48.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 14
  14. Keble College 40

    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. 25th most tutors for Modern Languages, with 4 in 2007/8. 20
  15. Magdalen College 37

    1. 13th most tutors for Modern Languages, with 8 in 2007/8. 60
    2. 14th highest percentage of state school students: 53.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 27
    3. 22nd most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 15 in 2007/8. 25
  16. Jesus College 37

    1. Ninth highest percentage of state school students: 58.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 42
    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
  17. Worcester College 36

    1. 14th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 22 in 2007/8. 54
    2. 18th most tutors for Modern Languages, with 6 in 2007/8. 40
    3. 21st highest percentage of state school students: 48.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 14
  18. Merton College 35

    1. Seventh highest percentage of state school students: 60% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 47
    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
  19. Somerville College 33

    1. 12th highest percentage of state school students: 57.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 40
    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
  20. Trinity College 30

    1. Ninth most tutors for Modern Languages, with 8 in 2007/8. 60
    2. 21st most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 15 in 2007/8. 25
    3. 26th highest percentage of state school students: 45.6% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 5
  21. Balliol College 23

    1. 19th most tutors for Modern Languages, with 6 in 2007/8. 40
    2. 13th highest percentage of state school students: 53.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 28
    3. 27th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 9 in 2007/8. 0
  22. Brasenose College 22

    1. 14th most tutors for Modern Languages, with 7 in 2007/8. 50
    2. 25th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 12 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. Lincoln College 18

    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
    3. 27th most tutors for Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 0
  24. University College 6

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

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