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Ranking of Oxford colleges according to: large number of undergraduates studying chemistry, high overall academic performance.

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  1. University College 84

    1. The most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 41 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 11th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 68.89% for 2006–8. 69
  2. Balliol College 80

    1. Second best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 74.68% for 2006–8. 92
    2. Third most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 32 in 2007/8. 68
  3. Magdalen College 76

    1. Third best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 74.56% for 2006–8. 92
    2. Eighth most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 30 in 2007/8. 61

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  1. St John's College 76

    1. Fourth best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 73.46% for 2006–8. 87
    2. Sixth most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 31 in 2007/8. 64
  2. New College 74

    1. Sixth best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 72.77% for 2006–8. 84
    2. Seventh most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 31 in 2007/8. 64
  3. Merton College 70

    1. The best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 76.64% for 2006–8. 100
    2. 13th most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 24 in 2007/8. 39
  4. Wadham College 69

    1. 10th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 69.12% for 2006–8. 69
    2. Fourth most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 32 in 2007/8. 68
  5. Jesus College 68

    1. 12th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 68.81% for 2006–8. 68
    2. Fifth most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 32 in 2007/8. 68
  6. St Catherine's College 66

    1. Second most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 34 in 2007/8. 75
    2. 24th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 66.12% for 2006–8. 57
  7. Christ Church 60

    1. Fifth best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 72.95% for 2006–8. 85
    2. 15th most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 23 in 2007/8. 36
  8. Keble College 53

    1. 21st best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 66.85% for 2006–8. 60
    2. Ninth most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 26 in 2007/8. 46
  9. St Hugh's College 52

    1. 20th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 67.03% for 2006–8. 61
    2. 10th most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 25 in 2007/8. 43
  10. Trinity College 51

    1. Eighth best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 69.92% for 2006–8. 73
    2. 21st most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 21 in 2007/8. 29
  11. Pembroke College 50

    1. 18th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 67.17% for 2006–8. 62
    2. 12th most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 24 in 2007/8. 39
  12. Worcester College 50

    1. 16th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 67.85% for 2006–8. 64
    2. 14th most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 23 in 2007/8. 36
  13. Somerville College 49

    1. 22nd best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 66.64% for 2006–8. 59
    2. 11th most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 24 in 2007/8. 39
  14. Brasenose College 48

    1. 19th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 67.05% for 2006–8. 61
    2. 16th most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 23 in 2007/8. 36
  15. St Edmund Hall 48

    1. 17th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 67.83% for 2006–8. 64
    2. 19th most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 22 in 2007/8. 32
  16. Exeter College 47

    1. 23rd best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 66.2% for 2006–8. 58
    2. 17th most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 23 in 2007/8. 36
  17. Lincoln College 45

    1. Seventh best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 70.63% for 2006–8. 76
    2. 24th most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 17 in 2007/8. 14
  18. Hertford College 44

    1. 14th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 68.5% for 2006–8. 67
    2. 22nd most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 19 in 2007/8. 21
  19. St Hilda's College 43

    1. 26th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 65.5% for 2006–8. 55
    2. 18th most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 22 in 2007/8. 32
  20. Lady Margaret Hall 43

    1. 27th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 65.32% for 2006–8. 54
    2. 20th most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 22 in 2007/8. 32
  21. The Queen's College 43

    1. Ninth best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 69.57% for 2006–8. 71
    2. 23rd most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 17 in 2007/8. 14
  22. Corpus Christi College 39

    1. 13th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 68.7% for 2006–8. 68
    2. 27th most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 16 in 2007/8. 11
  23. St Peter's College 35

    1. 25th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 65.66% for 2006–8. 55
    2. 25th most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 17 in 2007/8. 14
  24. St Anne's College 33

    1. 15th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 68.03% for 2006–8. 65
    2. 28th most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 13 in 2007/8. 0
  25. Oriel College 31

    1. 28th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 64.55% for 2006–8. 51
    2. 26th most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 16 in 2007/8. 11

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