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

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  1. Christ Church 93

    1. Third most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 17 in 2007/8. 100
    2. Fifth best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 72.95% for 2006–8. 85
  2. Balliol College 84

    1. Second best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 74.68% for 2006–8. 92
    2. Seventh most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 14 in 2007/8. 75
  3. The Queen's College 81

    1. Fourth most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 16 in 2007/8. 92
    2. Ninth best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 69.57% for 2006–8. 71

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  1. St Peter's College 78

    1. The most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 17 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 25th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 65.66% for 2006–8. 55
  2. Oriel College 75

    1. Second most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 17 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 28th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 64.55% for 2006–8. 51
  3. Merton College 75

    1. The best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 76.64% for 2006–8. 100
    2. 16th most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 11 in 2007/8. 50
  4. Magdalen College 75

    1. Third best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 74.56% for 2006–8. 92
    2. 15th most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 58
  5. St Catherine's College 74

    1. Fifth most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 16 in 2007/8. 92
    2. 24th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 66.12% for 2006–8. 57
  6. St John's College 73

    1. Fourth best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 73.46% for 2006–8. 87
    2. 14th most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 58
  7. Pembroke College 72

    1. Sixth most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 15 in 2007/8. 83
    2. 18th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 67.17% for 2006–8. 62
  8. Trinity College 70

    1. Eighth best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 69.92% for 2006–8. 73
    2. 10th most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 13 in 2007/8. 67
  9. Hertford College 67

    1. 14th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 68.5% for 2006–8. 67
    2. Eighth most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 13 in 2007/8. 67
  10. Wadham College 64

    1. 10th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 69.12% for 2006–8. 69
    2. 11th most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 58
  11. Brasenose College 64

    1. Ninth most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 13 in 2007/8. 67
    2. 19th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 67.05% for 2006–8. 61
  12. St Edmund Hall 61

    1. 17th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 67.83% for 2006–8. 64
    2. 13th most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 58
  13. St Hugh's College 60

    1. 20th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 67.03% for 2006–8. 61
    2. 12th most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 58
  14. New College 59

    1. Sixth best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 72.77% for 2006–8. 84
    2. 20th most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 9 in 2007/8. 33
  15. St Hilda's College 52

    1. 26th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 65.5% for 2006–8. 55
    2. 17th most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 11 in 2007/8. 50
  16. St Anne's College 49

    1. 15th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 68.03% for 2006–8. 65
    2. 22nd most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 9 in 2007/8. 33
  17. Worcester College 49

    1. 16th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 67.85% for 2006–8. 64
    2. 19th most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 9 in 2007/8. 33
  18. Lady Margaret Hall 48

    1. 27th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 65.32% for 2006–8. 54
    2. 18th most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 10 in 2007/8. 42
  19. University College 47

    1. 11th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 68.89% for 2006–8. 69
    2. 23rd most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 8 in 2007/8. 25
  20. Jesus College 47

    1. 12th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 68.81% for 2006–8. 68
    2. 24th most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 8 in 2007/8. 25
  21. Somerville College 46

    1. 22nd best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 66.64% for 2006–8. 59
    2. 21st most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 9 in 2007/8. 33
  22. Keble College 38

    1. 21st best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 66.85% for 2006–8. 60
    2. 25th most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 7 in 2007/8. 17
  23. Lincoln College 38

    1. Seventh best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 70.63% for 2006–8. 76
    2. 26th most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 5 in 2007/8. 0

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