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

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  1. Balliol College 77

    1. The most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 12 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 18th highest percentage of private school students: 46.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 72
    3. Third most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 9 in 2007/8. 60
  2. Exeter College 61

    1. Sixth highest percentage of private school students: 54.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 95
    2. Second most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 7 in 2007/8. 58
    3. 15th most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 6 in 2007/8. 30
  3. Hertford College 58

    1. The most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 13 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 26th highest percentage of private school students: 38.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 48
    3. Sixth most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 3 in 2007/8. 25

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  1. St Catherine's College 58

    1. Second most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 12 in 2007/8. 90
    2. 12th highest percentage of private school students: 50.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 83
    3. 22nd most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  2. Brasenose College 49

    1. Fourth highest percentage of private school students: 54.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 96
    2. Fifth most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 8 in 2007/8. 50
    3. 18th most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  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. Ninth most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 6 in 2007/8. 30
    3. Seventh most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 2 in 2007/8. 17
  4. University College 45

    1. Second highest percentage of private school students: 54.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 97
    2. 12th most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 6 in 2007/8. 30
    3. 13th most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 1 in 2007/8. 8
  5. St Hilda's College 45

    1. 25th highest percentage of private school students: 39.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 51
    2. Fourth most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 8 in 2007/8. 50
    3. Third most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 4 in 2007/8. 33
  6. Trinity College 45

    1. Fifth highest percentage of private school students: 54.4% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 95
    2. 17th most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 6 in 2007/8. 30
    3. 16th most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 1 in 2007/8. 8
  7. Lady Margaret Hall 44

    1. 11th highest percentage of private school students: 51.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 86
    2. 16th most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 6 in 2007/8. 30
    3. 11th most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 2 in 2007/8. 17
  8. Oriel College 44

    1. 21st highest percentage of private school students: 41.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 58
    2. Sixth most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 7 in 2007/8. 40
    3. Fourth most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 4 in 2007/8. 33
  9. Christ Church 43

    1. Seventh highest percentage of private school students: 52.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 90
    2. 14th most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 6 in 2007/8. 30
    3. 12th most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 1 in 2007/8. 8
  10. New College 41

    1. Ninth highest percentage of private school students: 51.6% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 87
    2. 18th most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 5 in 2007/8. 20
    3. Ninth most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 2 in 2007/8. 17
  11. The Queen's College 41

    1. Third highest percentage of private school students: 54.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 96
    2. 10th most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 2 in 2007/8. 17
    3. 20th most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 4 in 2007/8. 10
  12. Corpus Christi College 40

    1. 13th highest percentage of private school students: 49.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 81
    2. Eighth most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 7 in 2007/8. 40
    3. 23rd most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  13. Worcester College 39

    1. 10th highest percentage of private school students: 51.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 86
    2. 11th most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 6 in 2007/8. 30
    3. 17th most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  14. Magdalen College 37

    1. 17th highest percentage of private school students: 46.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 73
    2. 13th most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 6 in 2007/8. 30
    3. 15th most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 1 in 2007/8. 8
  15. St Edmund Hall 33

    1. 14th highest percentage of private school students: 49.4% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 80
    2. 22nd most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 4 in 2007/8. 10
    3. 14th most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 1 in 2007/8. 8
  16. St Hugh's College 33

    1. 16th highest percentage of private school students: 48.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 79
    2. 19th most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 5 in 2007/8. 20
    3. 19th most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  17. Keble College 33

    1. 20th highest percentage of private school students: 42% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 59
    2. Seventh most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 7 in 2007/8. 40
    3. 21st most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  18. Somerville College 32

    1. 19th highest percentage of private school students: 42.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 60
    2. Fifth most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 3 in 2007/8. 25
    3. 21st most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 4 in 2007/8. 10
  19. Wadham College 29

    1. 27th highest percentage of private school students: 36.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 42
    2. 10th most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 6 in 2007/8. 30
    3. Eighth most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 2 in 2007/8. 17
  20. St John's College 12

    1. 29th highest percentage of private school students: 34.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 35
    2. 23rd most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 3 in 2007/8. 0
    3. 20th most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 0 in 2007/8. 0

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