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Ranking of Oxford colleges according to: high percentage of state school students, most nobel prizes or fields medals.

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  1. Magdalen College 64

    1. The most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 8. 100
    2. 14th highest percentage of state school students: 53.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 27
  2. Balliol College 58

    1. Second most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 7. 88
    2. 13th highest percentage of state school students: 53.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 28
  3. Harris Manchester College 50

    1. The highest percentage of state school students: 77.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 100
    2. 39th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0

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  1. St John's College 45

    1. Second highest percentage of state school students: 65.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 65
    2. Seventh most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 2. 25
  2. Merton College 42

    1. Seventh highest percentage of state school students: 60% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 47
    2. Fourth most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 3. 38
  3. St Catherine's College 34

    1. Third most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 4. 50
    2. 19th highest percentage of state school students: 49.9% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 17
  4. Oriel College 33

    1. 10th highest percentage of state school students: 58.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 42
    2. Ninth most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 2. 25
  5. Mansfield College 31

    1. Third highest percentage of state school students: 65% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 62
    2. 37th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  6. Wadham College 29

    1. Fourth highest percentage of state school students: 63.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 58
    2. 28th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  7. Somerville College 26

    1. 12th highest percentage of state school students: 57.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 40
    2. 16th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  8. Hertford College 26

    1. Fifth highest percentage of state school students: 61.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 52
    2. 33rd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  9. St Hilda's College 24

    1. Sixth highest percentage of state school students: 60.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 49
    2. 23rd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  10. St Anne's College 23

    1. Eighth highest percentage of state school students: 59.4% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 46
    2. 22nd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  11. Jesus College 21

    1. Ninth highest percentage of state school students: 58.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 42
    2. 36th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  12. Keble College 21

    1. 11th highest percentage of state school students: 58% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 41
    2. 35th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  13. University College 20

    1. Fifth most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 3. 38
    2. 29th highest percentage of state school students: 45.1% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 3
  14. Lincoln College 17

    1. 16th highest percentage of state school students: 51.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 21
    2. 14th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  15. St Hugh's College 17

    1. 15th highest percentage of state school students: 51.2% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 21
    2. 12th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  16. New College 13

    1. 22nd highest percentage of state school students: 48.4% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 13
    2. 11th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  17. Christ Church 11

    1. 17th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
    2. 24th highest percentage of state school students: 47.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 10
  18. St Edmund Hall 10

    1. 17th highest percentage of state school students: 50.6% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 20
    2. 40th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  19. Corpus Christi College 9

    1. 18th highest percentage of state school students: 50.3% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 19
    2. 31st most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  20. Exeter College 9

    1. 18th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
    2. 25th highest percentage of state school students: 45.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 5
  21. Trinity College 9

    1. 13th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
    2. 26th highest percentage of state school students: 45.6% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 5
  22. Brasenose College 8

    1. 19th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
    2. 27th highest percentage of state school students: 45.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 4
  23. Lady Margaret Hall 7

    1. 20th highest percentage of state school students: 48.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 14
    2. 32nd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  24. Worcester College 7

    1. 21st highest percentage of state school students: 48.7% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 14
    2. 25th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  25. St Peter's College 6

    1. 23rd highest percentage of state school students: 47.8% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 11
    2. 30th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  26. The Queen's College 2

    1. 28th highest percentage of state school students: 45.5% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 4
    2. 42nd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  27. Pembroke College 0

    1. 43rd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
    2. 30th highest percentage of state school students: 44% of offers in 2005–7 went to state students. 0

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