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

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  1. Oriel College 66

    1. Fourth most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 13 in 2007/8. 91
    2. 10th highest percentage of state school students: 58.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 42
  2. Wadham College 61

    1. 15th most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 10 in 2007/8. 64
    2. Fourth highest percentage of state school students: 63.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 58
  3. St Hilda's College 61

    1. Eighth most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 11 in 2007/8. 73
    2. Sixth highest percentage of state school students: 60.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 49

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  1. St John's College 60

    1. Second highest percentage of state school students: 65.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 65
    2. 17th most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 9 in 2007/8. 55
  2. St Catherine's College 59

    1. Second most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 14 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 19th highest percentage of state school students: 49.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 17
  3. Hertford College 58

    1. 13th most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 10 in 2007/8. 64
    2. Fifth highest percentage of state school students: 61.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 52
  4. St Peter's College 56

    1. The most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 14 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 23rd highest percentage of state school students: 47.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 11
  5. Harris Manchester College 50

    1. The highest percentage of state school students: 77.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 100
    2. 27th most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 3 in 2007/8. 0
  6. The Queen's College 48

    1. Third most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 13 in 2007/8. 91
    2. 28th highest percentage of state school students: 45.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 4
  7. Merton College 46

    1. Seventh highest percentage of state school students: 60% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 47
    2. 18th most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 8 in 2007/8. 45
  8. St Edmund Hall 46

    1. 10th most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 11 in 2007/8. 73
    2. 17th highest percentage of state school students: 50.6% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 20
  9. Christ Church 46

    1. Sixth most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 82
    2. 24th highest percentage of state school students: 47.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 10
  10. Magdalen College 45

    1. 14th most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 10 in 2007/8. 64
    2. 14th highest percentage of state school students: 53.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 27
  11. Jesus College 44

    1. 20th most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 8 in 2007/8. 45
    2. Ninth highest percentage of state school students: 58.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 42
  12. St Hugh's College 42

    1. 12th most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 10 in 2007/8. 64
    2. 15th highest percentage of state school students: 51.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 21
  13. St Anne's College 41

    1. Eighth highest percentage of state school students: 59.4% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 46
    2. 22nd most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 7 in 2007/8. 36
  14. Pembroke College 41

    1. Fifth most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 82
    2. 30th highest percentage of state school students: 44% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 0
  15. Exeter College 39

    1. Seventh most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 11 in 2007/8. 73
    2. 25th highest percentage of state school students: 45.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 5
  16. Keble College 39

    1. 11th highest percentage of state school students: 58% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 41
    2. 23rd most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 7 in 2007/8. 36
  17. Brasenose College 39

    1. Ninth most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 11 in 2007/8. 73
    2. 27th highest percentage of state school students: 45.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 4
  18. Worcester College 34

    1. 16th most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 9 in 2007/8. 55
    2. 21st highest percentage of state school students: 48.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 14
  19. Trinity College 34

    1. 11th most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 10 in 2007/8. 64
    2. 26th highest percentage of state school students: 45.6% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 5
  20. Somerville College 34

    1. 12th highest percentage of state school students: 57.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 40
    2. 24th most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 6 in 2007/8. 27
  21. Lady Margaret Hall 30

    1. 19th most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 8 in 2007/8. 45
    2. 20th highest percentage of state school students: 48.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 14
  22. New College 29

    1. 21st most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 8 in 2007/8. 45
    2. 22nd highest percentage of state school students: 48.4% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 13
  23. University College 11

    1. 25th most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 5 in 2007/8. 18
    2. 29th highest percentage of state school students: 45.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 3
  24. Lincoln College 11

    1. 16th highest percentage of state school students: 51.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 21
    2. 26th most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 3 in 2007/8. 0

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