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Ranking of Oxford colleges according to: large number of undergraduates studying biology, old college.

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  1. Magdalen College 66

    1. 12th oldest, founded 1458. 69
    2. Sixth most undergraduates studying Biology, with 17 in 2007/8. 63
  2. Wadham College 64

    1. Third most undergraduates studying Biology, with 20 in 2007/8. 79
    2. 19th oldest, founded 1610. 49
  3. Balliol College 63

    1. Third oldest, founded 1263. 95
    2. 19th most undergraduates studying Biology, with 11 in 2007/8. 32

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  1. Merton College 63

    1. Fourth oldest, founded 1264. 94
    2. 17th most undergraduates studying Biology, with 11 in 2007/8. 32
  2. Christ Church 60

    1. Fifth most undergraduates studying Biology, with 17 in 2007/8. 63
    2. 15th oldest, founded 1546. 58
  3. New College 58

    1. Ninth oldest, founded 1379. 79
    2. 16th most undergraduates studying Biology, with 12 in 2007/8. 37
  4. Pembroke College 58

    1. Fourth most undergraduates studying Biology, with 18 in 2007/8. 68
    2. 20th oldest, founded 1624. 48
  5. The Queen's College 58

    1. Eighth oldest, founded 1341. 84
    2. 20th most undergraduates studying Biology, with 11 in 2007/8. 32
  6. St Hilda's College 56

    1. The most undergraduates studying Biology, with 24 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 33rd oldest, founded 1893. 13
  7. Brasenose College 50

    1. 13th oldest, founded 1509. 63
    2. 13th most undergraduates studying Biology, with 12 in 2007/8. 37
  8. St Catherine's College 49

    1. Second most undergraduates studying Biology, with 23 in 2007/8. 95
    2. 40th oldest, founded 1963. 4
  9. St John's College 47

    1. 17th oldest, founded 1555. 57
    2. 15th most undergraduates studying Biology, with 12 in 2007/8. 37
  10. Worcester College 39

    1. 11th most undergraduates studying Biology, with 13 in 2007/8. 42
    2. 21st oldest, founded 1714. 36
  11. Hertford College 37

    1. 10th most undergraduates studying Biology, with 13 in 2007/8. 42
    2. 22nd oldest, founded 1740. 33
  12. Lady Margaret Hall 36

    1. Seventh most undergraduates studying Biology, with 16 in 2007/8. 58
    2. 27th oldest, founded 1878. 15
  13. Somerville College 31

    1. Eighth most undergraduates studying Biology, with 14 in 2007/8. 47
    2. 28th oldest, founded 1879. 14
  14. St Hugh's College 28

    1. Ninth most undergraduates studying Biology, with 13 in 2007/8. 42
    2. 30th oldest, founded 1886. 14
  15. Jesus College 27

    1. 18th oldest, founded 1571. 54
    2. 21st most undergraduates studying Biology, with 5 in 2007/8. 0
  16. St Anne's College 26

    1. 12th most undergraduates studying Biology, with 12 in 2007/8. 37
    2. 29th oldest, founded 1879. 14
  17. Keble College 24

    1. 18th most undergraduates studying Biology, with 11 in 2007/8. 32
    2. 24th oldest, founded 1870. 16
  18. St Peter's College 22

    1. 14th most undergraduates studying Biology, with 12 in 2007/8. 37
    2. 36th oldest, founded 1929. 8

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