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Ranking of Oxford colleges according to: large number of undergraduates studying history and economics, high overall academic performance.

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  1. Pembroke College 81

    1. The most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 9 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 18th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 67.17% for 2006–8. 62
  2. Merton College 67

    1. The best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 76.64% for 2006–8. 100
    2. Sixth most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 3 in 2007/8. 33
  3. St John's College 66

    1. Fourth best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 73.46% for 2006–8. 87
    2. Second most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 4 in 2007/8. 44

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  1. Balliol College 63

    1. Second best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 74.68% for 2006–8. 92
    2. Fourth most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 3 in 2007/8. 33
  2. New College 53

    1. Sixth best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 72.77% for 2006–8. 84
    2. Seventh most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 2 in 2007/8. 22
  3. Hertford College 50

    1. 14th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 68.5% for 2006–8. 67
    2. Fifth most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 3 in 2007/8. 33
  4. St Anne's College 49

    1. 15th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 68.03% for 2006–8. 65
    2. Third most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 3 in 2007/8. 33
  5. Somerville College 41

    1. 22nd best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 66.64% for 2006–8. 59
    2. Eighth most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 2 in 2007/8. 22
  6. St Edmund Hall 38

    1. 17th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 67.83% for 2006–8. 64
    2. Ninth most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 1 in 2007/8. 11
  7. Brasenose College 36

    1. 19th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 67.05% for 2006–8. 61
    2. 11th most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 1 in 2007/8. 11
  8. The Queen's College 36

    1. Ninth best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 69.57% for 2006–8. 71
    2. 15th most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  9. Wadham College 35

    1. 10th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 69.12% for 2006–8. 69
    2. 13th most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  10. Jesus College 34

    1. 12th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 68.81% for 2006–8. 68
    2. 17th most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  11. Worcester College 32

    1. 16th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 67.85% for 2006–8. 64
    2. 14th most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  12. Oriel College 31

    1. 28th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 64.55% for 2006–8. 51
    2. 10th most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 1 in 2007/8. 11
  13. St Catherine's College 29

    1. 24th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 66.12% for 2006–8. 57
    2. 12th most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  14. St Peter's College 28

    1. 25th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 65.66% for 2006–8. 55
    2. 18th most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  15. Harris Manchester College 16

    1. 34th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 60% for 2006–8. 32
    2. 16th most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 0 in 2007/8. 0

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