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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 state school students.

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  1. Balliol College 63

    1. The most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 12 in 2007/8. 100
    2. Third most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 9 in 2007/8. 60
    3. 13th highest percentage of state school students: 53.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 28
  2. Hertford College 59

    1. The most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 13 in 2007/8. 100
    2. Fifth highest percentage of state school students: 61.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 52
    3. Sixth most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 3 in 2007/8. 25
  3. St Hilda's College 44

    1. Fourth most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 8 in 2007/8. 50
    2. Sixth highest percentage of state school students: 60.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 49
    3. Third most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 4 in 2007/8. 33

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  1. Oriel College 38

    1. 10th highest percentage of state school students: 58.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 42
    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
  2. St Catherine's College 36

    1. Second most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 12 in 2007/8. 90
    2. 19th highest percentage of state school students: 49.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 17
    3. 22nd most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  3. Wadham College 35

    1. Fourth highest percentage of state school students: 63.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 58
    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
  4. Exeter College 31

    1. Second most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 7 in 2007/8. 58
    2. 15th most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 6 in 2007/8. 30
    3. 25th highest percentage of state school students: 45.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 5
  5. Keble College 27

    1. 11th highest percentage of state school students: 58% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 41
    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
  6. Somerville College 25

    1. 12th highest percentage of state school students: 57.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 40
    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
  7. Magdalen College 22

    1. 13th most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 6 in 2007/8. 30
    2. 14th highest percentage of state school students: 53.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 27
    3. 15th most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 1 in 2007/8. 8
  8. St John's College 22

    1. Second highest percentage of state school students: 65.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 65
    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
  9. Lady Margaret Hall 20

    1. 16th most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 6 in 2007/8. 30
    2. 11th most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 2 in 2007/8. 17
    3. 20th highest percentage of state school students: 48.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 14
  10. Corpus Christi College 20

    1. Eighth most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 7 in 2007/8. 40
    2. 18th highest percentage of state school students: 50.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 19
    3. 23rd most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  11. St Peter's College 19

    1. Ninth most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 6 in 2007/8. 30
    2. Seventh most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 2 in 2007/8. 17
    3. 23rd highest percentage of state school students: 47.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 11
  12. Brasenose College 18

    1. Fifth most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 8 in 2007/8. 50
    2. 27th highest percentage of state school students: 45.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 4
    3. 18th most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  13. New College 17

    1. 18th most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 5 in 2007/8. 20
    2. Ninth most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 2 in 2007/8. 17
    3. 22nd highest percentage of state school students: 48.4% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 13
  14. Christ Church 16

    1. 14th most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 6 in 2007/8. 30
    2. 24th highest percentage of state school students: 47.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 10
    3. 12th most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 1 in 2007/8. 8
  15. Worcester College 15

    1. 11th most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 6 in 2007/8. 30
    2. 21st highest percentage of state school students: 48.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 14
    3. 17th most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  16. Trinity College 14

    1. 17th most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 6 in 2007/8. 30
    2. 16th most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 1 in 2007/8. 8
    3. 26th highest percentage of state school students: 45.6% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 5
  17. University College 14

    1. 12th most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 6 in 2007/8. 30
    2. 13th most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 1 in 2007/8. 8
    3. 29th highest percentage of state school students: 45.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 3
  18. St Hugh's College 14

    1. 15th highest percentage of state school students: 51.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 21
    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
  19. St Edmund Hall 13

    1. 17th highest percentage of state school students: 50.6% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 20
    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
  20. The Queen's College 10

    1. 10th most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 2 in 2007/8. 17
    2. 20th most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 4 in 2007/8. 10
    3. 28th highest percentage of state school students: 45.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 4

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