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Ranking of Oxford colleges according to: large number of tutors for history and politics, old college.

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  1. Balliol College 85

    1. Third oldest, founded 1263. 95
    2. Third most tutors for History and Politics, with 8 in 2007/8. 75
  2. Brasenose College 75

    1. Second most tutors for History and Politics, with 9 in 2007/8. 88
    2. 13th oldest, founded 1509. 63
  3. Merton College 72

    1. Fourth oldest, founded 1264. 94
    2. 15th most tutors for History and Politics, with 6 in 2007/8. 50

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  1. St Edmund Hall 71

    1. Fifth oldest, founded 1278. 93
    2. 14th most tutors for History and Politics, with 6 in 2007/8. 50
  2. University College 67

    1. Second oldest, founded 1249. 96
    2. 22nd most tutors for History and Politics, with 5 in 2007/8. 38
  3. New College 65

    1. Ninth oldest, founded 1379. 79
    2. 13th most tutors for History and Politics, with 6 in 2007/8. 50
  4. Corpus Christi College 62

    1. Fifth most tutors for History and Politics, with 7 in 2007/8. 63
    2. 14th oldest, founded 1517. 62
  5. Pembroke College 61

    1. Fourth most tutors for History and Politics, with 8 in 2007/8. 75
    2. 20th oldest, founded 1624. 48
  6. Christ Church 60

    1. 10th most tutors for History and Politics, with 7 in 2007/8. 63
    2. 15th oldest, founded 1546. 58
  7. Magdalen College 60

    1. 12th oldest, founded 1458. 69
    2. 11th most tutors for History and Politics, with 6 in 2007/8. 50
  8. Lincoln College 55

    1. 10th oldest, founded 1427. 73
    2. 20th most tutors for History and Politics, with 5 in 2007/8. 38
  9. The Queen's College 55

    1. Eighth oldest, founded 1341. 84
    2. 23rd most tutors for History and Politics, with 4 in 2007/8. 25
  10. St Peter's College 54

    1. The most tutors for History and Politics, with 10 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 36th oldest, founded 1929. 8
  11. Trinity College 53

    1. 16th oldest, founded 1554. 57
    2. 12th most tutors for History and Politics, with 6 in 2007/8. 50
  12. Hertford College 48

    1. Ninth most tutors for History and Politics, with 7 in 2007/8. 63
    2. 22nd oldest, founded 1740. 33
  13. Wadham College 43

    1. 19th oldest, founded 1610. 49
    2. 16th most tutors for History and Politics, with 5 in 2007/8. 38
  14. St John's College 41

    1. 17th oldest, founded 1555. 57
    2. 25th most tutors for History and Politics, with 4 in 2007/8. 25
  15. Jesus College 40

    1. 18th oldest, founded 1571. 54
    2. 24th most tutors for History and Politics, with 4 in 2007/8. 25
  16. St Anne's College 38

    1. Sixth most tutors for History and Politics, with 7 in 2007/8. 63
    2. 29th oldest, founded 1879. 14
  17. St Hugh's College 38

    1. Seventh most tutors for History and Politics, with 7 in 2007/8. 63
    2. 30th oldest, founded 1886. 14
  18. St Catherine's College 33

    1. Eighth most tutors for History and Politics, with 7 in 2007/8. 63
    2. 40th oldest, founded 1963. 4
  19. Keble College 27

    1. 19th most tutors for History and Politics, with 5 in 2007/8. 38
    2. 24th oldest, founded 1870. 16
  20. Lady Margaret Hall 26

    1. 21st most tutors for History and Politics, with 5 in 2007/8. 38
    2. 27th oldest, founded 1878. 15
  21. Mansfield College 26

    1. 18th most tutors for History and Politics, with 5 in 2007/8. 38
    2. 31st oldest, founded 1886. 14
  22. St Hilda's College 25

    1. 17th most tutors for History and Politics, with 5 in 2007/8. 38
    2. 33rd oldest, founded 1893. 13
  23. Worcester College 24

    1. 21st oldest, founded 1714. 36
    2. 26th most tutors for History and Politics, with 3 in 2007/8. 13
  24. Regent's Park College 12

    1. 23rd oldest, founded 1810. 23
    2. 27th most tutors for History and Politics, with 2 in 2007/8. 0
  25. Harris Manchester College 7

    1. 32nd oldest, founded 1889. 13
    2. 28th most tutors for History and Politics, with 2 in 2007/8. 0
  26. St Benet's Hall 6

    1. 35th oldest, founded 1897. 12
    2. 29th most tutors for History and Politics, with 2 in 2007/8. 0

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