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

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  1. University College 84

    1. Second highest percentage of private school students: 54.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 97
    2. Fifth most undergraduates studying Physics, with 28 in 2007/8. 72
  2. Keble College 79

    1. The most undergraduates studying Physics, with 33 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 20th highest percentage of private school students: 42% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 59
  3. St Catherine's College 72

    1. 12th highest percentage of private school students: 50.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 83
    2. Sixth most undergraduates studying Physics, with 26 in 2007/8. 61

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  1. Jesus College 68

    1. Fourth most undergraduates studying Physics, with 29 in 2007/8. 78
    2. 22nd highest percentage of private school students: 41.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 58
  2. New College 66

    1. Ninth highest percentage of private school students: 51.6% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 87
    2. Ninth most undergraduates studying Physics, with 23 in 2007/8. 44
  3. Merton College 65

    1. Second most undergraduates studying Physics, with 29 in 2007/8. 78
    2. 24th highest percentage of private school students: 40% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 53
  4. Trinity College 64

    1. Fifth highest percentage of private school students: 54.4% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 95
    2. 13th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 21 in 2007/8. 33
  5. St Edmund Hall 62

    1. 14th highest percentage of private school students: 49.4% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 80
    2. Eighth most undergraduates studying Physics, with 23 in 2007/8. 44
  6. Wadham College 60

    1. Third most undergraduates studying Physics, with 29 in 2007/8. 78
    2. 27th highest percentage of private school students: 36.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 42
  7. Christ Church 59

    1. Seventh highest percentage of private school students: 52.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 90
    2. 14th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 20 in 2007/8. 28
  8. The Queen's College 59

    1. Third highest percentage of private school students: 54.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 96
    2. 21st most undergraduates studying Physics, with 19 in 2007/8. 22
  9. St Hugh's College 59

    1. 16th highest percentage of private school students: 48.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 79
    2. 10th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 22 in 2007/8. 39
  10. Exeter College 56

    1. Sixth highest percentage of private school students: 54.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 95
    2. 23rd most undergraduates studying Physics, with 18 in 2007/8. 17
  11. Hertford College 54

    1. Seventh most undergraduates studying Physics, with 26 in 2007/8. 61
    2. 26th highest percentage of private school students: 38.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 48
  12. Worcester College 54

    1. 10th highest percentage of private school students: 51.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 86
    2. 16th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 19 in 2007/8. 22
  13. Lady Margaret Hall 54

    1. 11th highest percentage of private school students: 51.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 86
    2. 18th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 19 in 2007/8. 22
  14. Lincoln College 53

    1. 15th highest percentage of private school students: 48.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 79
    2. 15th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 20 in 2007/8. 28
  15. Brasenose College 51

    1. Fourth highest percentage of private school students: 54.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 96
    2. 26th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 16 in 2007/8. 6
  16. St Peter's College 50

    1. Eighth highest percentage of private school students: 52.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 89
    2. 25th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 17 in 2007/8. 11
  17. Oriel College 49

    1. 21st highest percentage of private school students: 41.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 58
    2. 12th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 22 in 2007/8. 39
  18. Corpus Christi College 46

    1. 13th highest percentage of private school students: 49.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 81
    2. 24th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 17 in 2007/8. 11
  19. Balliol College 45

    1. 18th highest percentage of private school students: 46.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 72
    2. 22nd most undergraduates studying Physics, with 18 in 2007/8. 17
  20. Somerville College 41

    1. 19th highest percentage of private school students: 42.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 60
    2. 19th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 19 in 2007/8. 22
  21. St Anne's College 38

    1. 23rd highest percentage of private school students: 40.6% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 54
    2. 17th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 19 in 2007/8. 22
  22. St John's College 37

    1. 11th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 22 in 2007/8. 39
    2. 29th highest percentage of private school students: 34.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 35
  23. Magdalen College 36

    1. 17th highest percentage of private school students: 46.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 73
    2. 28th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 15 in 2007/8. 0
  24. Mansfield College 30

    1. 28th highest percentage of private school students: 35% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 38
    2. 20th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 19 in 2007/8. 22
  25. St Hilda's College 28

    1. 25th highest percentage of private school students: 39.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 51
    2. 27th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 16 in 2007/8. 6

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