Choose Your Oxford College

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

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  1. Balliol College 92

    1. Third oldest, founded 1263. 95
    2. Fourth most undergraduates studying Classics, with 26 in 2007/8. 89
  2. New College 81

    1. Sixth most undergraduates studying Classics, with 25 in 2007/8. 83
    2. Ninth oldest, founded 1379. 79
  3. Brasenose College 81

    1. The most undergraduates studying Classics, with 28 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 13th oldest, founded 1509. 63

Others to think about

  1. University College 76

    1. Second oldest, founded 1249. 96
    2. 12th most undergraduates studying Classics, with 20 in 2007/8. 56
  2. Corpus Christi College 72

    1. Fifth most undergraduates studying Classics, with 25 in 2007/8. 83
    2. 14th oldest, founded 1517. 62
  3. Wadham College 72

    1. Second most undergraduates studying Classics, with 27 in 2007/8. 94
    2. 19th oldest, founded 1610. 49
  4. Magdalen College 71

    1. Eighth most undergraduates studying Classics, with 23 in 2007/8. 72
    2. 12th oldest, founded 1458. 69
  5. The Queen's College 67

    1. Eighth oldest, founded 1341. 84
    2. 14th most undergraduates studying Classics, with 19 in 2007/8. 50
  6. Merton College 67

    1. Fourth oldest, founded 1264. 94
    2. 17th most undergraduates studying Classics, with 17 in 2007/8. 39
  7. Oriel College 63

    1. Seventh oldest, founded 1326. 86
    2. 16th most undergraduates studying Classics, with 17 in 2007/8. 39
  8. Christ Church 62

    1. 10th most undergraduates studying Classics, with 22 in 2007/8. 67
    2. 15th oldest, founded 1546. 58
  9. Exeter College 61

    1. Sixth oldest, founded 1314. 88
    2. 19th most undergraduates studying Classics, with 16 in 2007/8. 33
  10. Trinity College 59

    1. 11th most undergraduates studying Classics, with 21 in 2007/8. 61
    2. 16th oldest, founded 1554. 57
  11. St Hilda's College 51

    1. Third most undergraduates studying Classics, with 26 in 2007/8. 89
    2. 33rd oldest, founded 1893. 13
  12. Jesus College 44

    1. 18th oldest, founded 1571. 54
    2. 18th most undergraduates studying Classics, with 16 in 2007/8. 33
  13. Lady Margaret Hall 43

    1. Ninth most undergraduates studying Classics, with 23 in 2007/8. 72
    2. 27th oldest, founded 1878. 15
  14. St Anne's College 43

    1. Seventh most undergraduates studying Classics, with 23 in 2007/8. 72
    2. 29th oldest, founded 1879. 14
  15. Worcester College 40

    1. 15th most undergraduates studying Classics, with 18 in 2007/8. 44
    2. 21st oldest, founded 1714. 36
  16. St John's College 39

    1. 17th oldest, founded 1555. 57
    2. 20th most undergraduates studying Classics, with 14 in 2007/8. 22
  17. Somerville College 32

    1. 13th most undergraduates studying Classics, with 19 in 2007/8. 50
    2. 28th oldest, founded 1879. 14
  18. St Hugh's College 15

    1. 21st most undergraduates studying Classics, with 13 in 2007/8. 17
    2. 30th oldest, founded 1886. 14
  19. St Benet's Hall 6

    1. 35th oldest, founded 1897. 12
    2. 22nd most undergraduates studying Classics, with 10 in 2007/8. 0

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