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

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  1. Wadham College 74

    1. The most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 8 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 15th most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 10 in 2007/8. 64
    3. Fourth highest percentage of state school students: 63.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 58
  2. St Hilda's College 53

    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
    3. Fifth most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 3 in 2007/8. 38
  3. Oriel College 53

    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
    3. 11th most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 25

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  1. St Catherine's College 52

    1. Second most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 14 in 2007/8. 100
    2. Seventh most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 3 in 2007/8. 38
    3. 19th highest percentage of state school students: 49.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 17
  2. New College 49

    1. Second most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 7 in 2007/8. 88
    2. 21st most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 8 in 2007/8. 45
    3. 22nd highest percentage of state school students: 48.4% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 13
  3. St Peter's College 45

    1. The most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 14 in 2007/8. 100
    2. Ninth most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 25
    3. 23rd highest percentage of state school students: 47.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 11
  4. St John's College 44

    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
    3. 19th most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 1 in 2007/8. 13
  5. Magdalen College 43

    1. 14th most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 10 in 2007/8. 64
    2. Fourth most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 3 in 2007/8. 38
    3. 14th highest percentage of state school students: 53.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 27
  6. Brasenose College 42

    1. Ninth most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 11 in 2007/8. 73
    2. Third most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 4 in 2007/8. 50
    3. 27th highest percentage of state school students: 45.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 4
  7. Christ Church 39

    1. Sixth most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 82
    2. 13th most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 25
    3. 24th highest percentage of state school students: 47.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 10
  8. Hertford College 39

    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
    3. 22nd most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  9. Exeter College 39

    1. Seventh most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 11 in 2007/8. 73
    2. Eighth most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 3 in 2007/8. 38
    3. 25th highest percentage of state school students: 45.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 5
  10. Jesus College 37

    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
    3. 15th most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 25
  11. St Anne's College 36

    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
    3. 10th most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 25
  12. St Edmund Hall 35

    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
    3. 20th most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 1 in 2007/8. 13
  13. Somerville College 35

    1. 12th highest percentage of state school students: 57.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 40
    2. Sixth most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 3 in 2007/8. 38
    3. 24th most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 6 in 2007/8. 27
  14. Harris Manchester College 33

    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
    3. 21st most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  15. The Queen's College 32

    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
    3. 26th most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  16. Pembroke College 31

    1. Fifth most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 82
    2. 18th most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 1 in 2007/8. 13
    3. 30th highest percentage of state school students: 44% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 0
  17. Worcester College 31

    1. 16th most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 9 in 2007/8. 55
    2. 14th most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 25
    3. 21st highest percentage of state school students: 48.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 14
  18. Merton College 31

    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
    3. 24th most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  19. St Hugh's College 28

    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
    3. 25th most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  20. Lady Margaret Hall 28

    1. 19th most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 8 in 2007/8. 45
    2. 12th most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 25
    3. 20th highest percentage of state school students: 48.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 14
  21. Keble College 26

    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
    3. 23rd most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  22. Trinity College 23

    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
    3. 27th most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  23. University College 15

    1. 16th most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 25
    2. 25th most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 5 in 2007/8. 18
    3. 29th highest percentage of state school students: 45.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 3
  24. Lincoln College 15

    1. 17th most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 25
    2. 16th highest percentage of state school students: 51.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 21
    3. 26th most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 3 in 2007/8. 0

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