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

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  1. St Catherine's College 78

    1. Second most tutors for Physics, with 10 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. Sixth most undergraduates studying Physics, with 26 in 2007/8. 61
  2. Hertford College 70

    1. The most tutors for Physics, with 11 in 2007/8. 100
    2. Seventh most undergraduates studying Physics, with 26 in 2007/8. 61
    3. 26th highest percentage of private school students: 38.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 48
  3. University College 66

    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
    3. Ninth most tutors for Physics, with 4 in 2007/8. 30

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  1. Keble College 63

    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. 16th most tutors for Physics, with 4 in 2007/8. 30
  2. Jesus College 55

    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
    3. 14th most tutors for Physics, with 4 in 2007/8. 30
  3. Trinity College 53

    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
    3. Eighth most tutors for Physics, with 4 in 2007/8. 30
  4. Merton College 50

    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
    3. 22nd most tutors for Physics, with 3 in 2007/8. 20
  5. Wadham College 50

    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
    3. Sixth most tutors for Physics, with 4 in 2007/8. 30
  6. New College 47

    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. 23rd most tutors for Physics, with 2 in 2007/8. 10
  7. Exeter College 47

    1. Sixth highest percentage of private school students: 54.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 95
    2. 15th most tutors for Physics, with 4 in 2007/8. 30
    3. 23rd most undergraduates studying Physics, with 18 in 2007/8. 17
  8. Lady Margaret Hall 46

    1. 11th highest percentage of private school students: 51.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 86
    2. 11th most tutors for Physics, with 4 in 2007/8. 30
    3. 18th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 19 in 2007/8. 22
  9. Christ Church 46

    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
    3. 21st most tutors for Physics, with 3 in 2007/8. 20
  10. St Edmund Hall 45

    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
    3. 26th most tutors for Physics, with 2 in 2007/8. 10
  11. Brasenose College 44

    1. Fourth highest percentage of private school students: 54.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 96
    2. 13th most tutors for Physics, with 4 in 2007/8. 30
    3. 26th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 16 in 2007/8. 6
  12. Balliol College 43

    1. 18th highest percentage of private school students: 46.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 72
    2. Third most tutors for Physics, with 5 in 2007/8. 40
    3. 22nd most undergraduates studying Physics, with 18 in 2007/8. 17
  13. Worcester College 43

    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
    3. 18th most tutors for Physics, with 3 in 2007/8. 20
  14. The Queen's College 43

    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
    3. 24th most tutors for Physics, with 2 in 2007/8. 10
  15. St Hugh's College 43

    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
    3. 25th most tutors for Physics, with 2 in 2007/8. 10
  16. Oriel College 42

    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
    3. Fifth most tutors for Physics, with 4 in 2007/8. 30
  17. Corpus Christi College 41

    1. 13th highest percentage of private school students: 49.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 81
    2. 12th most tutors for Physics, with 4 in 2007/8. 30
    3. 24th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 17 in 2007/8. 11
  18. St Peter's College 40

    1. Eighth highest percentage of private school students: 52.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 89
    2. 19th most tutors for Physics, with 3 in 2007/8. 20
    3. 25th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 17 in 2007/8. 11
  19. Lincoln College 35

    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
    3. 28th most tutors for Physics, with 1 in 2007/8. 0
  20. Magdalen College 34

    1. 17th highest percentage of private school students: 46.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 73
    2. 10th most tutors for Physics, with 4 in 2007/8. 30
    3. 28th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 15 in 2007/8. 0
  21. Somerville College 34

    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
    3. 20th most tutors for Physics, with 3 in 2007/8. 20
  22. Mansfield College 33

    1. Fourth most tutors for Physics, with 5 in 2007/8. 40
    2. 28th highest percentage of private school students: 35% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 38
    3. 20th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 19 in 2007/8. 22
  23. St Anne's College 32

    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
    3. 17th most tutors for Physics, with 3 in 2007/8. 20
  24. St Hilda's College 29

    1. 25th highest percentage of private school students: 39.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to private students. 51
    2. Seventh most tutors for Physics, with 4 in 2007/8. 30
    3. 27th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 16 in 2007/8. 6
  25. St John's College 28

    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
    3. 27th most tutors for Physics, with 2 in 2007/8. 10

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