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

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  1. Christ Church 55

    1. The most undergraduates studying Music, with 16 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 24th highest percentage of state school students: 47.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 10
  2. Magdalen College 54

    1. Fourth most undergraduates studying Music, with 13 in 2007/8. 80
    2. 14th highest percentage of state school students: 53.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 27
  3. New College 50

    1. Second most undergraduates studying Music, with 14 in 2007/8. 87
    2. 22nd highest percentage of state school students: 48.4% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 13

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  1. St Peter's College 49

    1. Third most undergraduates studying Music, with 14 in 2007/8. 87
    2. 23rd highest percentage of state school students: 47.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 11
  2. St Catherine's College 45

    1. Fifth most undergraduates studying Music, with 12 in 2007/8. 73
    2. 19th highest percentage of state school students: 49.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 17
  3. St Hilda's College 44

    1. Sixth highest percentage of state school students: 60.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 49
    2. 10th most undergraduates studying Music, with 7 in 2007/8. 40
  4. Somerville College 43

    1. Ninth most undergraduates studying Music, with 8 in 2007/8. 47
    2. 12th highest percentage of state school students: 57.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 40
  5. Jesus College 41

    1. Ninth highest percentage of state school students: 58.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 42
    2. 11th most undergraduates studying Music, with 7 in 2007/8. 40
  6. Lady Margaret Hall 40

    1. Sixth most undergraduates studying Music, with 11 in 2007/8. 67
    2. 20th highest percentage of state school students: 48.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 14
  7. Hertford College 40

    1. Fifth highest percentage of state school students: 61.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 52
    2. 17th most undergraduates studying Music, with 5 in 2007/8. 27
  8. St Anne's College 39

    1. Eighth highest percentage of state school students: 59.4% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 46
    2. 14th most undergraduates studying Music, with 6 in 2007/8. 33
  9. Merton College 37

    1. Seventh highest percentage of state school students: 60% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 47
    2. 18th most undergraduates studying Music, with 5 in 2007/8. 27
  10. Worcester College 37

    1. Eighth most undergraduates studying Music, with 10 in 2007/8. 60
    2. 21st highest percentage of state school students: 48.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 14
  11. Oriel College 34

    1. 10th highest percentage of state school students: 58.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 42
    2. 16th most undergraduates studying Music, with 5 in 2007/8. 27
  12. St John's College 32

    1. Second highest percentage of state school students: 65.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 65
    2. 26th most undergraduates studying Music, with 1 in 2007/8. 0
  13. The Queen's College 32

    1. Seventh most undergraduates studying Music, with 10 in 2007/8. 60
    2. 28th highest percentage of state school students: 45.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 4
  14. Keble College 27

    1. 11th highest percentage of state school students: 58% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 41
    2. 24th most undergraduates studying Music, with 3 in 2007/8. 13
  15. St Hugh's College 24

    1. 15th most undergraduates studying Music, with 5 in 2007/8. 27
    2. 15th highest percentage of state school students: 51.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 21
  16. Lincoln College 24

    1. 19th most undergraduates studying Music, with 5 in 2007/8. 27
    2. 16th highest percentage of state school students: 51.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 21
  17. St Edmund Hall 23

    1. 20th most undergraduates studying Music, with 5 in 2007/8. 27
    2. 17th highest percentage of state school students: 50.6% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 20
  18. Exeter College 19

    1. 13th most undergraduates studying Music, with 6 in 2007/8. 33
    2. 25th highest percentage of state school students: 45.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 5
  19. Pembroke College 17

    1. 12th most undergraduates studying Music, with 6 in 2007/8. 33
    2. 30th highest percentage of state school students: 44% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 0
  20. University College 12

    1. 21st most undergraduates studying Music, with 4 in 2007/8. 20
    2. 29th highest percentage of state school students: 45.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 3
  21. Corpus Christi College 9

    1. 18th highest percentage of state school students: 50.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 19
    2. 25th most undergraduates studying Music, with 1 in 2007/8. 0
  22. Trinity College 9

    1. 22nd most undergraduates studying Music, with 3 in 2007/8. 13
    2. 26th highest percentage of state school students: 45.6% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 5
  23. Brasenose College 9

    1. 23rd most undergraduates studying Music, with 3 in 2007/8. 13
    2. 27th highest percentage of state school students: 45.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 4

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