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

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  1. St Peter's College 94

    1. The most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 14 in 2007/8. 100
    2. Eighth highest percentage of private school students: 52.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 89
  2. The Queen's College 93

    1. Third highest percentage of private school students: 54.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 96
    2. Third most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 13 in 2007/8. 91
  3. St Catherine's College 91

    1. Second most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 14 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 12th highest percentage of private school students: 50.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 83

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  1. Pembroke College 91

    1. The highest percentage of private school students: 56% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 100
    2. Fifth most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 82
  2. Christ Church 86

    1. Seventh highest percentage of private school students: 52.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 90
    2. Sixth most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 82
  3. Brasenose College 84

    1. Fourth highest percentage of private school students: 54.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 96
    2. Ninth most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 11 in 2007/8. 73
  4. Exeter College 84

    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 Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 11 in 2007/8. 73
  5. Trinity College 79

    1. Fifth highest percentage of private school students: 54.4% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 95
    2. 11th most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 10 in 2007/8. 64
  6. St Edmund Hall 77

    1. 14th highest percentage of private school students: 49.4% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 80
    2. 10th most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 11 in 2007/8. 73
  7. Oriel College 75

    1. Fourth most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 13 in 2007/8. 91
    2. 21st highest percentage of private school students: 41.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 58
  8. St Hugh's College 71

    1. 16th highest percentage of private school students: 48.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 79
    2. 12th most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 10 in 2007/8. 64
  9. Worcester College 70

    1. 10th highest percentage of private school students: 51.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 86
    2. 16th most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 9 in 2007/8. 55
  10. Magdalen College 68

    1. 17th highest percentage of private school students: 46.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 73
    2. 14th most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 10 in 2007/8. 64
  11. New College 66

    1. Ninth highest percentage of private school students: 51.6% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 87
    2. 21st most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 8 in 2007/8. 45
  12. Lady Margaret Hall 66

    1. 11th highest percentage of private school students: 51.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 86
    2. 19th most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 8 in 2007/8. 45
  13. St Hilda's College 62

    1. Eighth most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 11 in 2007/8. 73
    2. 25th highest percentage of private school students: 39.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 51
  14. University College 57

    1. Second highest percentage of private school students: 54.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 97
    2. 25th most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 5 in 2007/8. 18
  15. Hertford College 56

    1. 13th most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 10 in 2007/8. 64
    2. 26th highest percentage of private school students: 38.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 48
  16. Wadham College 53

    1. 15th most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 10 in 2007/8. 64
    2. 27th highest percentage of private school students: 36.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 42
  17. Jesus College 52

    1. 22nd highest percentage of private school students: 41.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 58
    2. 20th most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 8 in 2007/8. 45
  18. Merton College 49

    1. 24th highest percentage of private school students: 40% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 53
    2. 18th most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 8 in 2007/8. 45
  19. Keble College 47

    1. 20th highest percentage of private school students: 42% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 59
    2. 23rd most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 7 in 2007/8. 36
  20. St Anne's College 45

    1. 23rd highest percentage of private school students: 40.6% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 54
    2. 22nd most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 7 in 2007/8. 36
  21. St John's College 45

    1. 17th most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 9 in 2007/8. 55
    2. 29th highest percentage of private school students: 34.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 35
  22. Somerville College 44

    1. 19th highest percentage of private school students: 42.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 60
    2. 24th most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 6 in 2007/8. 27
  23. Lincoln College 39

    1. 15th highest percentage of private school students: 48.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 79
    2. 26th most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 3 in 2007/8. 0
  24. Harris Manchester College 0

    1. 30th highest percentage of private school students: 22.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 0
    2. 27th most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 3 in 2007/8. 0

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