Choose Your Oxford College

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

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  1. Harris Manchester College 54

    1. The highest percentage of state school students: 77.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 100
    2. 12th most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Theology, with 2 in 2007/8. 8
  2. Oriel College 40

    1. 10th highest percentage of state school students: 58.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 42
    2. Second most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Theology, with 9 in 2007/8. 38
  3. St John's College 37

    1. Second highest percentage of state school students: 65.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 65
    2. 14th most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Theology, with 2 in 2007/8. 8

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  1. Mansfield College 35

    1. Third highest percentage of state school students: 65% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 62
    2. 13th most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Theology, with 2 in 2007/8. 8
  2. Keble College 31

    1. 11th highest percentage of state school students: 58% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 41
    2. Fifth most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Theology, with 5 in 2007/8. 21
  3. Jesus College 29

    1. Ninth highest percentage of state school students: 58.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 42
    2. Ninth most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Theology, with 4 in 2007/8. 17
  4. St Peter's College 18

    1. Fourth most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Theology, with 6 in 2007/8. 25
    2. 23rd highest percentage of state school students: 47.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 11
  5. Lady Margaret Hall 15

    1. 10th most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Theology, with 4 in 2007/8. 17
    2. 20th highest percentage of state school students: 48.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 14
  6. Worcester College 15

    1. Sixth most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Theology, with 4 in 2007/8. 17
    2. 21st highest percentage of state school students: 48.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 14
  7. Trinity College 11

    1. Seventh most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Theology, with 4 in 2007/8. 17
    2. 26th highest percentage of state school students: 45.6% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 5
  8. Christ Church 9

    1. 24th highest percentage of state school students: 47.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 10
    2. 11th most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Theology, with 2 in 2007/8. 8
  9. Pembroke College 8

    1. Eighth most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Theology, with 4 in 2007/8. 17
    2. 30th highest percentage of state school students: 44% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 0
  10. The Queen's College 4

    1. 28th highest percentage of state school students: 45.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 4
    2. 16th most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Theology, with 1 in 2007/8. 4

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