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Ranking of Oxford colleges according to: large number of tutors for history (ancient and modern), high overall academic performance.

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  1. Corpus Christi College 84

    1. Second most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 12 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 13th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 68.7% for 2006–8. 68
  2. Brasenose College 81

    1. The most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 12 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 19th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 67.05% for 2006–8. 61
  3. University College 62

    1. 11th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 68.89% for 2006–8. 69
    2. Fourth most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 7 in 2007/8. 55

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  1. Christ Church 61

    1. Fifth best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 72.95% for 2006–8. 85
    2. Seventh most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 5 in 2007/8. 36
  2. Magdalen College 59

    1. Third best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 74.56% for 2006–8. 92
    2. 10th most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 4 in 2007/8. 27
  3. St Hilda's College 59

    1. Third most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 8 in 2007/8. 64
    2. 26th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 65.5% for 2006–8. 55
  4. Merton College 59

    1. The best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 76.64% for 2006–8. 100
    2. 14th most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 3 in 2007/8. 18
  5. Balliol College 55

    1. Second best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 74.68% for 2006–8. 92
    2. 16th most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 3 in 2007/8. 18
  6. St John's College 53

    1. Fourth best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 73.46% for 2006–8. 87
    2. 11th most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 3 in 2007/8. 18
  7. Lady Margaret Hall 50

    1. 27th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 65.32% for 2006–8. 54
    2. Fifth most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 6 in 2007/8. 45
  8. Keble College 48

    1. 21st best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 66.85% for 2006–8. 60
    2. Sixth most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 5 in 2007/8. 36
  9. Exeter College 47

    1. 23rd best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 66.2% for 2006–8. 58
    2. Eighth most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 5 in 2007/8. 36
  10. Lincoln College 47

    1. Seventh best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 70.63% for 2006–8. 76
    2. 15th most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 3 in 2007/8. 18
  11. Trinity College 45

    1. Eighth best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 69.92% for 2006–8. 73
    2. 12th most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 3 in 2007/8. 18
  12. New College 42

    1. Sixth best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 72.77% for 2006–8. 84
    2. 23rd most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 1 in 2007/8. 0
  13. The Queen's College 40

    1. Ninth best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 69.57% for 2006–8. 71
    2. 19th most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 2 in 2007/8. 9
  14. Wadham College 39

    1. 10th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 69.12% for 2006–8. 69
    2. 18th most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 2 in 2007/8. 9
  15. Oriel College 35

    1. 28th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 64.55% for 2006–8. 51
    2. 13th most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 3 in 2007/8. 18
  16. Somerville College 34

    1. 22nd best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 66.64% for 2006–8. 59
    2. 17th most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 2 in 2007/8. 9
  17. St Anne's College 33

    1. 15th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 68.03% for 2006–8. 65
    2. 22nd most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 1 in 2007/8. 0
  18. Worcester College 32

    1. 16th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 67.85% for 2006–8. 64
    2. 20th most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 1 in 2007/8. 0
  19. St Benet's Hall 31

    1. 31st best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 60.54% for 2006–8. 35
    2. Ninth most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 4 in 2007/8. 27
  20. St Hugh's College 30

    1. 20th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 67.03% for 2006–8. 61
    2. 21st most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 1 in 2007/8. 0

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