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

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  1. Balliol College 94

    1. Third most tutors for Classics, with 6 in 2007/8. 100
    2. Third oldest, founded 1263. 95
    3. Fourth most undergraduates studying Classics, with 26 in 2007/8. 89
  2. Brasenose College 88

    1. The most undergraduates studying Classics, with 28 in 2007/8. 100
    2. Second most tutors for Classics, with 6 in 2007/8. 100
    3. 13th oldest, founded 1509. 63
  3. Corpus Christi College 82

    1. The most tutors for Classics, with 6 in 2007/8. 100
    2. Fifth most undergraduates studying Classics, with 25 in 2007/8. 83
    3. 14th oldest, founded 1517. 62

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  1. University College 67

    1. Second oldest, founded 1249. 96
    2. 12th most undergraduates studying Classics, with 20 in 2007/8. 56
    3. Ninth most tutors for Classics, with 4 in 2007/8. 50
  2. Christ Church 66

    1. Fourth most tutors for Classics, with 5 in 2007/8. 75
    2. 10th most undergraduates studying Classics, with 22 in 2007/8. 67
    3. 15th oldest, founded 1546. 58
  3. Magdalen College 64

    1. Eighth most undergraduates studying Classics, with 23 in 2007/8. 72
    2. 12th oldest, founded 1458. 69
    3. Sixth most tutors for Classics, with 4 in 2007/8. 50
  4. The Queen's College 61

    1. Eighth oldest, founded 1341. 84
    2. Seventh most tutors for Classics, with 4 in 2007/8. 50
    3. 14th most undergraduates studying Classics, with 19 in 2007/8. 50
  5. New College 54

    1. Sixth most undergraduates studying Classics, with 25 in 2007/8. 83
    2. Ninth oldest, founded 1379. 79
    3. 20th most tutors for Classics, with 2 in 2007/8. 0
  6. Merton College 53

    1. Fourth oldest, founded 1264. 94
    2. 17th most undergraduates studying Classics, with 17 in 2007/8. 39
    3. 15th most tutors for Classics, with 3 in 2007/8. 25
  7. St Hilda's College 51

    1. Third most undergraduates studying Classics, with 26 in 2007/8. 89
    2. Fifth most tutors for Classics, with 4 in 2007/8. 50
    3. 33rd oldest, founded 1893. 13
  8. Oriel College 50

    1. Seventh oldest, founded 1326. 86
    2. 16th most undergraduates studying Classics, with 17 in 2007/8. 39
    3. 14th most tutors for Classics, with 3 in 2007/8. 25
  9. Exeter College 49

    1. Sixth oldest, founded 1314. 88
    2. 19th most undergraduates studying Classics, with 16 in 2007/8. 33
    3. 17th most tutors for Classics, with 3 in 2007/8. 25
  10. Wadham College 48

    1. Second most undergraduates studying Classics, with 27 in 2007/8. 94
    2. 19th oldest, founded 1610. 49
    3. 18th most tutors for Classics, with 2 in 2007/8. 0
  11. Trinity College 48

    1. 11th most undergraduates studying Classics, with 21 in 2007/8. 61
    2. 16th oldest, founded 1554. 57
    3. 12th most tutors for Classics, with 3 in 2007/8. 25
  12. Lady Margaret Hall 46

    1. Ninth most undergraduates studying Classics, with 23 in 2007/8. 72
    2. Eighth most tutors for Classics, with 4 in 2007/8. 50
    3. 27th oldest, founded 1878. 15
  13. Worcester College 35

    1. 15th most undergraduates studying Classics, with 18 in 2007/8. 44
    2. 21st oldest, founded 1714. 36
    3. 11th most tutors for Classics, with 3 in 2007/8. 25
  14. St John's College 35

    1. 17th oldest, founded 1555. 57
    2. 16th most tutors for Classics, with 3 in 2007/8. 25
    3. 20th most undergraduates studying Classics, with 14 in 2007/8. 22
  15. Jesus College 29

    1. 18th oldest, founded 1571. 54
    2. 18th most undergraduates studying Classics, with 16 in 2007/8. 33
    3. 19th most tutors for Classics, with 2 in 2007/8. 0
  16. St Anne's College 29

    1. Seventh most undergraduates studying Classics, with 23 in 2007/8. 72
    2. 29th oldest, founded 1879. 14
    3. 22nd most tutors for Classics, with 2 in 2007/8. 0
  17. Somerville College 21

    1. 13th most undergraduates studying Classics, with 19 in 2007/8. 50
    2. 28th oldest, founded 1879. 14
    3. 21st most tutors for Classics, with 2 in 2007/8. 0
  18. St Hugh's College 18

    1. 10th most tutors for Classics, with 3 in 2007/8. 25
    2. 21st most undergraduates studying Classics, with 13 in 2007/8. 17
    3. 30th oldest, founded 1886. 14
  19. St Benet's Hall 12

    1. 13th most tutors for Classics, with 3 in 2007/8. 25
    2. 35th oldest, founded 1897. 12
    3. 22nd most undergraduates studying Classics, with 10 in 2007/8. 0

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