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

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  1. Wadham College 85

    1. Second most undergraduates studying History and English, with 4 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 10th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 69.12% for 2006–8. 69
  2. Merton College 75

    1. The best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 76.64% for 2006–8. 100
    2. Fifth most undergraduates studying History and English, with 2 in 2007/8. 50
  3. Mansfield College 74

    1. The most undergraduates studying History and English, with 4 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 29th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 63.94% for 2006–8. 48

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  1. Jesus College 72

    1. Third most undergraduates studying History and English, with 3 in 2007/8. 75
    2. 12th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 68.81% for 2006–8. 68
  2. Balliol College 59

    1. Second best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 74.68% for 2006–8. 92
    2. 10th most undergraduates studying History and English, with 1 in 2007/8. 25
  3. Pembroke College 56

    1. 18th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 67.17% for 2006–8. 62
    2. Seventh most undergraduates studying History and English, with 2 in 2007/8. 50
  4. Somerville College 55

    1. 22nd best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 66.64% for 2006–8. 59
    2. Sixth most undergraduates studying History and English, with 2 in 2007/8. 50
  5. Exeter College 54

    1. 23rd best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 66.2% for 2006–8. 58
    2. Eighth most undergraduates studying History and English, with 2 in 2007/8. 50
  6. St Hilda's College 52

    1. 26th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 65.5% for 2006–8. 55
    2. Fourth most undergraduates studying History and English, with 2 in 2007/8. 50
  7. Corpus Christi College 46

    1. 13th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 68.7% for 2006–8. 68
    2. Ninth most undergraduates studying History and English, with 1 in 2007/8. 25
  8. St John's College 44

    1. Fourth best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 73.46% for 2006–8. 87
    2. 14th most undergraduates studying History and English, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  9. St Hugh's College 43

    1. 20th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 67.03% for 2006–8. 61
    2. 11th most undergraduates studying History and English, with 1 in 2007/8. 25
  10. St Peter's College 40

    1. 25th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 65.66% for 2006–8. 55
    2. 12th most undergraduates studying History and English, with 1 in 2007/8. 25
  11. Worcester College 32

    1. 16th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 67.85% for 2006–8. 64
    2. 13th most undergraduates studying History and English, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  12. St Catherine's College 29

    1. 24th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 66.12% for 2006–8. 57
    2. 16th most undergraduates studying History and English, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  13. Harris Manchester College 16

    1. 34th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 60% for 2006–8. 32
    2. 15th most undergraduates studying History and English, with 0 in 2007/8. 0

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