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

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  1. Pembroke College 46

    1. The highest percentage of private school students: 56% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 100
    2. 12th most tutors for Philosophy and Theology, with 4 in 2007/8. 20
    3. Eighth most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Theology, with 4 in 2007/8. 17
  2. Oriel College 45

    1. 21st highest percentage of private school students: 41.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 58
    2. Seventh most tutors for Philosophy and Theology, with 6 in 2007/8. 40
    3. Second most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Theology, with 9 in 2007/8. 38
  3. St Peter's College 45

    1. Eighth highest percentage of private school students: 52.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 89
    2. Fourth most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Theology, with 6 in 2007/8. 25
    3. 10th most tutors for Philosophy and Theology, with 4 in 2007/8. 20

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  1. Trinity College 44

    1. Fifth highest percentage of private school students: 54.4% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 95
    2. Eighth most tutors for Philosophy and Theology, with 4 in 2007/8. 20
    3. Seventh most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Theology, with 4 in 2007/8. 17
  2. Worcester College 41

    1. 10th highest percentage of private school students: 51.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 86
    2. Ninth most tutors for Philosophy and Theology, with 4 in 2007/8. 20
    3. Sixth most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Theology, with 4 in 2007/8. 17
  3. Keble College 40

    1. 20th highest percentage of private school students: 42% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 59
    2. Sixth most tutors for Philosophy and Theology, with 6 in 2007/8. 40
    3. Fifth most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Theology, with 5 in 2007/8. 21
  4. Christ Church 40

    1. Seventh highest percentage of private school students: 52.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 90
    2. 13th most tutors for Philosophy and Theology, with 4 in 2007/8. 20
    3. 11th most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Theology, with 2 in 2007/8. 8
  5. Lady Margaret Hall 37

    1. 11th highest percentage of private school students: 51.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 86
    2. 10th most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Theology, with 4 in 2007/8. 17
    3. 17th most tutors for Philosophy and Theology, with 3 in 2007/8. 10
  6. The Queen's College 37

    1. Third highest percentage of private school students: 54.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 96
    2. 15th most tutors for Philosophy and Theology, with 3 in 2007/8. 10
    3. 16th most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Theology, with 1 in 2007/8. 4
  7. Jesus College 28

    1. 22nd highest percentage of private school students: 41.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 58
    2. Ninth most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Theology, with 4 in 2007/8. 17
    3. 16th most tutors for Philosophy and Theology, with 3 in 2007/8. 10
  8. Mansfield College 22

    1. 28th highest percentage of private school students: 35% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 38
    2. 14th most tutors for Philosophy and Theology, with 4 in 2007/8. 20
    3. 13th most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Theology, with 2 in 2007/8. 8
  9. Harris Manchester College 19

    1. Fourth most tutors for Philosophy and Theology, with 7 in 2007/8. 50
    2. 12th most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Theology, with 2 in 2007/8. 8
    3. 30th highest percentage of private school students: 22.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 0
  10. St John's College 15

    1. 29th highest percentage of private school students: 34.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 35
    2. 14th most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Theology, with 2 in 2007/8. 8
    3. 18th most tutors for Philosophy and Theology, with 2 in 2007/8. 0

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