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

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  1. The Queen's College 80

    1. The most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 7 in 2007/8. 100
    2. Eighth oldest, founded 1341. 84
    3. 10th most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 56
  2. St Edmund Hall 73

    1. Fifth oldest, founded 1278. 93
    2. Third most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 5 in 2007/8. 71
    3. Sixth most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 56
  3. Brasenose College 66

    1. Second most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 6 in 2007/8. 86
    2. 13th oldest, founded 1509. 63
    3. 13th most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 11 in 2007/8. 50

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  1. Merton College 63

    1. Fourth oldest, founded 1264. 94
    2. Seventh most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 4 in 2007/8. 57
    3. 21st most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 9 in 2007/8. 38
  2. Trinity College 59

    1. Sixth most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 5 in 2007/8. 71
    2. 16th oldest, founded 1554. 57
    3. 15th most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 11 in 2007/8. 50
  3. Oriel College 59

    1. Seventh oldest, founded 1326. 86
    2. Fourth most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 13 in 2007/8. 63
    3. Ninth most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 29
  4. Exeter College 58

    1. Sixth oldest, founded 1314. 88
    2. 12th most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 56
    3. 13th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 29
  5. Pembroke College 50

    1. Second most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 15 in 2007/8. 75
    2. 20th oldest, founded 1624. 48
    3. 11th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 29
  6. St Peter's College 49

    1. Fourth most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 5 in 2007/8. 71
    2. Third most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 14 in 2007/8. 69
    3. 36th oldest, founded 1929. 8
  7. Magdalen College 49

    1. 12th oldest, founded 1458. 69
    2. 16th most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 11 in 2007/8. 50
    3. 12th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 29
  8. St Anne's College 47

    1. Fifth most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 5 in 2007/8. 71
    2. Ninth most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 56
    3. 29th oldest, founded 1879. 14
  9. Balliol College 47

    1. Third oldest, founded 1263. 95
    2. 24th most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 8 in 2007/8. 31
    3. 19th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 1 in 2007/8. 14
  10. New College 46

    1. Ninth oldest, founded 1379. 79
    2. 23rd most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 8 in 2007/8. 31
    3. Eighth most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 29
  11. Christ Church 38

    1. 15th oldest, founded 1546. 58
    2. Fifth most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 56
    3. 22nd most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  12. Wadham College 38

    1. 14th most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 11 in 2007/8. 50
    2. 19th oldest, founded 1610. 49
    3. 16th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 1 in 2007/8. 14
  13. St John's College 38

    1. 17th oldest, founded 1555. 57
    2. Seventh most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 56
    3. 25th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  14. University College 36

    1. Second oldest, founded 1249. 96
    2. 26th most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 5 in 2007/8. 13
    3. 21st most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  15. St Catherine's College 35

    1. The most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 19 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 40th oldest, founded 1963. 4
    3. 26th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  16. Jesus College 33

    1. 18th oldest, founded 1571. 54
    2. 18th most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 10 in 2007/8. 44
    3. 23rd most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  17. St Hilda's College 32

    1. Eighth most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 56
    2. 10th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 29
    3. 33rd oldest, founded 1893. 13
  18. Hertford College 30

    1. 11th most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 56
    2. 22nd oldest, founded 1740. 33
    3. 24th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  19. Worcester College 29

    1. 20th most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 9 in 2007/8. 38
    2. 21st oldest, founded 1714. 36
    3. 17th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 1 in 2007/8. 14
  20. Lady Margaret Hall 24

    1. 19th most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 10 in 2007/8. 44
    2. 27th oldest, founded 1878. 15
    3. 20th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 1 in 2007/8. 14
  21. St Hugh's College 24

    1. 17th most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 10 in 2007/8. 44
    2. 15th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 1 in 2007/8. 14
    3. 30th oldest, founded 1886. 14
  22. Keble College 23

    1. 14th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 29
    2. 25th most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 7 in 2007/8. 25
    3. 24th oldest, founded 1870. 16
  23. Somerville College 15

    1. 22nd most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 8 in 2007/8. 31
    2. 28th oldest, founded 1879. 14
    3. 27th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  24. Harris Manchester College 9

    1. 18th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 1 in 2007/8. 14
    2. 32nd oldest, founded 1889. 13
    3. 27th most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 3 in 2007/8. 0

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