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

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  1. Pembroke College 84

    1. The most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 9 in 2007/8. 100
    2. Second most tutors for History and Economics, with 11 in 2007/8. 90
    3. 18th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 67.17% for 2006–8. 62
  2. Balliol College 65

    1. Second best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 74.68% for 2006–8. 92
    2. Fourth most tutors for History and Economics, with 9 in 2007/8. 70
    3. Fourth most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 3 in 2007/8. 33
  3. Merton College 58

    1. The best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 76.64% for 2006–8. 100
    2. Ninth most tutors for History and Economics, with 6 in 2007/8. 40
    3. Sixth most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 3 in 2007/8. 33

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  1. Brasenose College 57

    1. The most tutors for History and Economics, with 12 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 19th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 67.05% for 2006–8. 61
    3. 11th most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 1 in 2007/8. 11
  2. St John's College 51

    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
    3. 16th most tutors for History and Economics, with 4 in 2007/8. 20
  3. Hertford College 50

    1. 14th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 68.5% for 2006–8. 67
    2. Seventh most tutors for History and Economics, with 7 in 2007/8. 50
    3. Fifth most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 3 in 2007/8. 33
  4. New College 49

    1. Sixth best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 72.77% for 2006–8. 84
    2. 10th most tutors for History and Economics, with 6 in 2007/8. 40
    3. Seventh most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 2 in 2007/8. 22
  5. St Catherine's College 46

    1. Third most tutors for History and Economics, with 10 in 2007/8. 80
    2. 24th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 66.12% for 2006–8. 57
    3. 12th most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  6. Oriel College 44

    1. Fifth most tutors for History and Economics, with 9 in 2007/8. 70
    2. 28th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 64.55% for 2006–8. 51
    3. 10th most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 1 in 2007/8. 11
  7. St Anne's College 43

    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
    3. 11th most tutors for History and Economics, with 5 in 2007/8. 30
  8. St Peter's College 38

    1. Sixth most tutors for History and Economics, with 8 in 2007/8. 60
    2. 25th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 65.66% for 2006–8. 55
    3. 18th most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  9. St Edmund Hall 38

    1. 17th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 67.83% for 2006–8. 64
    2. Eighth most tutors for History and Economics, with 6 in 2007/8. 40
    3. Ninth most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 1 in 2007/8. 11
  10. Somerville College 34

    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
    3. 17th most tutors for History and Economics, with 4 in 2007/8. 20
  11. The Queen's College 30

    1. Ninth best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 69.57% for 2006–8. 71
    2. 14th most tutors for History and Economics, with 4 in 2007/8. 20
    3. 15th most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  12. Wadham College 30

    1. 10th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 69.12% for 2006–8. 69
    2. 12th most tutors for History and Economics, with 4 in 2007/8. 20
    3. 13th most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  13. Jesus College 29

    1. 12th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 68.81% for 2006–8. 68
    2. 15th most tutors for History and Economics, with 4 in 2007/8. 20
    3. 17th most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  14. Worcester College 28

    1. 16th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 67.85% for 2006–8. 64
    2. 13th most tutors for History and Economics, with 4 in 2007/8. 20
    3. 14th most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  15. Harris Manchester College 11

    1. 34th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 60% for 2006–8. 32
    2. 18th most tutors for History and Economics, with 2 in 2007/8. 0
    3. 16th most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 0 in 2007/8. 0

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