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Ranking of Oxford colleges according to: large number of undergraduates studying classics and modern languages, old college.

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  1. Brasenose College 81

    1. The most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 5 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 13th oldest, founded 1509. 63
  2. Merton College 67

    1. Fourth oldest, founded 1264. 94
    2. Seventh most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 40
  3. Exeter College 64

    1. Sixth oldest, founded 1314. 88
    2. 12th most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 40

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  1. The Queen's College 62

    1. Eighth oldest, founded 1341. 84
    2. Third most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 40
  2. New College 60

    1. Ninth oldest, founded 1379. 79
    2. Ninth most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 40
  3. Magdalen College 55

    1. 12th oldest, founded 1458. 69
    2. 10th most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 40
  4. University College 48

    1. Second oldest, founded 1249. 96
    2. 15th most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  5. Balliol College 47

    1. Third oldest, founded 1263. 95
    2. 20th most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  6. Jesus College 47

    1. 18th oldest, founded 1571. 54
    2. 11th most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 40
  7. Somerville College 47

    1. Second most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 4 in 2007/8. 80
    2. 28th oldest, founded 1879. 14
  8. Wadham College 45

    1. 19th oldest, founded 1610. 49
    2. Fifth most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 40
  9. Oriel College 43

    1. Seventh oldest, founded 1326. 86
    2. 17th most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  10. Christ Church 39

    1. 15th oldest, founded 1546. 58
    2. 14th most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 1 in 2007/8. 20
  11. Trinity College 38

    1. 16th oldest, founded 1554. 57
    2. 13th most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 1 in 2007/8. 20
  12. Worcester College 38

    1. Sixth most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 40
    2. 21st oldest, founded 1714. 36
  13. St John's College 28

    1. 17th oldest, founded 1555. 57
    2. 19th most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  14. St Anne's College 27

    1. Fourth most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 40
    2. 29th oldest, founded 1879. 14
  15. St Hugh's College 27

    1. Eighth most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 40
    2. 30th oldest, founded 1886. 14
  16. Lady Margaret Hall 7

    1. 27th oldest, founded 1878. 15
    2. 16th most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  17. Mansfield College 7

    1. 31st oldest, founded 1886. 14
    2. 18th most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0

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