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

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  1. Keble College 71

    1. The most undergraduates studying Physics, with 33 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 11th highest percentage of state school students: 58% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 41
  2. Wadham College 68

    1. Third most undergraduates studying Physics, with 29 in 2007/8. 78
    2. Fourth highest percentage of state school students: 63.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 58
  3. Merton College 63

    1. Second most undergraduates studying Physics, with 29 in 2007/8. 78
    2. Seventh highest percentage of state school students: 60% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 47

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  1. Jesus College 60

    1. Fourth most undergraduates studying Physics, with 29 in 2007/8. 78
    2. Ninth highest percentage of state school students: 58.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 42
  2. Hertford College 57

    1. Seventh most undergraduates studying Physics, with 26 in 2007/8. 61
    2. Fifth highest percentage of state school students: 61.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 52
  3. St John's College 52

    1. Second highest percentage of state school students: 65.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 65
    2. 11th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 22 in 2007/8. 39
  4. Mansfield College 42

    1. Third highest percentage of state school students: 65% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 62
    2. 20th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 19 in 2007/8. 22
  5. Oriel College 40

    1. 10th highest percentage of state school students: 58.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 42
    2. 12th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 22 in 2007/8. 39
  6. St Catherine's College 39

    1. Sixth most undergraduates studying Physics, with 26 in 2007/8. 61
    2. 19th highest percentage of state school students: 49.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 17
  7. University College 38

    1. Fifth most undergraduates studying Physics, with 28 in 2007/8. 72
    2. 29th highest percentage of state school students: 45.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 3
  8. St Anne's College 34

    1. Eighth highest percentage of state school students: 59.4% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 46
    2. 17th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 19 in 2007/8. 22
  9. St Edmund Hall 32

    1. Eighth most undergraduates studying Physics, with 23 in 2007/8. 44
    2. 17th highest percentage of state school students: 50.6% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 20
  10. Somerville College 31

    1. 12th highest percentage of state school students: 57.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 40
    2. 19th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 19 in 2007/8. 22
  11. St Hugh's College 30

    1. 10th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 22 in 2007/8. 39
    2. 15th highest percentage of state school students: 51.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 21
  12. New College 29

    1. Ninth most undergraduates studying Physics, with 23 in 2007/8. 44
    2. 22nd highest percentage of state school students: 48.4% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 13
  13. St Hilda's College 27

    1. Sixth highest percentage of state school students: 60.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 49
    2. 27th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 16 in 2007/8. 6
  14. Lincoln College 25

    1. 15th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 20 in 2007/8. 28
    2. 16th highest percentage of state school students: 51.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 21
  15. Balliol College 22

    1. 13th highest percentage of state school students: 53.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 28
    2. 22nd most undergraduates studying Physics, with 18 in 2007/8. 17
  16. Trinity College 19

    1. 13th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 21 in 2007/8. 33
    2. 26th highest percentage of state school students: 45.6% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 5
  17. Christ Church 19

    1. 14th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 20 in 2007/8. 28
    2. 24th highest percentage of state school students: 47.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 10
  18. Lady Margaret Hall 18

    1. 18th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 19 in 2007/8. 22
    2. 20th highest percentage of state school students: 48.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 14
  19. Worcester College 18

    1. 16th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 19 in 2007/8. 22
    2. 21st highest percentage of state school students: 48.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 14
  20. Corpus Christi College 15

    1. 18th highest percentage of state school students: 50.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 19
    2. 24th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 17 in 2007/8. 11
  21. Magdalen College 14

    1. 14th highest percentage of state school students: 53.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 27
    2. 28th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 15 in 2007/8. 0
  22. The Queen's College 13

    1. 21st most undergraduates studying Physics, with 19 in 2007/8. 22
    2. 28th highest percentage of state school students: 45.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 4
  23. St Peter's College 11

    1. 23rd highest percentage of state school students: 47.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 11
    2. 25th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 17 in 2007/8. 11
  24. Exeter College 11

    1. 23rd most undergraduates studying Physics, with 18 in 2007/8. 17
    2. 25th highest percentage of state school students: 45.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 5
  25. Brasenose College 5

    1. 26th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 16 in 2007/8. 6
    2. 27th highest percentage of state school students: 45.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 4

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