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Ranking of Oxford colleges according to: large number of undergraduates studying english and modern languages, high overall academic performance.

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  1. The Queen's College 86

    1. The most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 7 in 2007/8. 100
    2. Ninth best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 69.57% for 2006–8. 71
  2. Merton College 79

    1. The best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 76.64% for 2006–8. 100
    2. Seventh most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 4 in 2007/8. 57
  3. Brasenose College 73

    1. Second most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 6 in 2007/8. 86
    2. 19th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 67.05% for 2006–8. 61

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  1. Trinity College 72

    1. Eighth best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 69.92% for 2006–8. 73
    2. Sixth most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 5 in 2007/8. 71
  2. St Anne's College 68

    1. Fifth most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 5 in 2007/8. 71
    2. 15th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 68.03% for 2006–8. 65
  3. St Edmund Hall 68

    1. Third most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 5 in 2007/8. 71
    2. 17th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 67.83% for 2006–8. 64
  4. St Peter's College 63

    1. Fourth most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 5 in 2007/8. 71
    2. 25th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 65.66% for 2006–8. 55
  5. Magdalen College 60

    1. Third best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 74.56% for 2006–8. 92
    2. 12th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 29
  6. New College 56

    1. Sixth best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 72.77% for 2006–8. 84
    2. Eighth most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 29
  7. Balliol College 53

    1. Second best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 74.68% for 2006–8. 92
    2. 19th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 1 in 2007/8. 14
  8. Pembroke College 45

    1. 18th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 67.17% for 2006–8. 62
    2. 11th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 29
  9. Keble College 44

    1. 21st best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 66.85% for 2006–8. 60
    2. 14th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 29
  10. St John's College 44

    1. Fourth best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 73.46% for 2006–8. 87
    2. 25th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  11. Exeter College 43

    1. 23rd best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 66.2% for 2006–8. 58
    2. 13th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 29
  12. Christ Church 43

    1. Fifth best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 72.95% for 2006–8. 85
    2. 22nd most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  13. Wadham College 42

    1. 10th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 69.12% for 2006–8. 69
    2. 16th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 1 in 2007/8. 14
  14. St Hilda's College 42

    1. 26th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 65.5% for 2006–8. 55
    2. 10th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 29
  15. Oriel College 40

    1. 28th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 64.55% for 2006–8. 51
    2. Ninth most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 29
  16. Worcester College 39

    1. 16th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 67.85% for 2006–8. 64
    2. 17th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 1 in 2007/8. 14
  17. St Hugh's College 38

    1. 20th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 67.03% for 2006–8. 61
    2. 15th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 1 in 2007/8. 14
  18. University College 34

    1. 11th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 68.89% for 2006–8. 69
    2. 21st most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  19. Lady Margaret Hall 34

    1. 27th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 65.32% for 2006–8. 54
    2. 20th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 1 in 2007/8. 14
  20. Jesus College 34

    1. 12th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 68.81% for 2006–8. 68
    2. 23rd most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  21. Hertford College 33

    1. 14th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 68.5% for 2006–8. 67
    2. 24th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  22. Somerville College 30

    1. 22nd best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 66.64% for 2006–8. 59
    2. 27th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  23. St Catherine's College 29

    1. 24th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 66.12% for 2006–8. 57
    2. 26th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  24. Harris Manchester College 23

    1. 34th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 60% for 2006–8. 32
    2. 18th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 1 in 2007/8. 14

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