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

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  1. The Queen's College 92

    1. The most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 18 in 2007/8. 100
    2. Eighth oldest, founded 1341. 84
  2. Merton College 75

    1. Fourth oldest, founded 1264. 94
    2. Second most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 10 in 2007/8. 56
  3. University College 62

    1. Second oldest, founded 1249. 96
    2. 15th most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 5 in 2007/8. 28

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  1. Balliol College 61

    1. Third oldest, founded 1263. 95
    2. 12th most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 5 in 2007/8. 28
  2. Magdalen College 60

    1. 12th oldest, founded 1458. 69
    2. Third most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 9 in 2007/8. 50
  3. St Edmund Hall 55

    1. Fifth oldest, founded 1278. 93
    2. 22nd most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 3 in 2007/8. 17
  4. New College 54

    1. Ninth oldest, founded 1379. 79
    2. 11th most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 5 in 2007/8. 28
  5. Pembroke College 49

    1. Fourth most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 9 in 2007/8. 50
    2. 20th oldest, founded 1624. 48
  6. Corpus Christi College 47

    1. 14th oldest, founded 1517. 62
    2. Seventh most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 6 in 2007/8. 33
  7. Christ Church 46

    1. 15th oldest, founded 1546. 58
    2. Sixth most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 6 in 2007/8. 33
  8. Lincoln College 45

    1. 10th oldest, founded 1427. 73
    2. 21st most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 3 in 2007/8. 17
  9. Wadham College 41

    1. 19th oldest, founded 1610. 49
    2. Ninth most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 6 in 2007/8. 33
  10. St John's College 39

    1. 17th oldest, founded 1555. 57
    2. 16th most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 4 in 2007/8. 22
  11. Trinity College 37

    1. 16th oldest, founded 1554. 57
    2. 19th most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 3 in 2007/8. 17
  12. Jesus College 36

    1. 18th oldest, founded 1571. 54
    2. 23rd most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 3 in 2007/8. 17
  13. Brasenose College 34

    1. 13th oldest, founded 1509. 63
    2. 26th most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 1 in 2007/8. 6
  14. Lady Margaret Hall 27

    1. Fifth most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 7 in 2007/8. 39
    2. 27th oldest, founded 1878. 15
  15. St Anne's College 24

    1. 10th most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 6 in 2007/8. 33
    2. 29th oldest, founded 1879. 14
  16. Keble College 22

    1. 14th most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 5 in 2007/8. 28
    2. 24th oldest, founded 1870. 16
  17. Worcester College 21

    1. 21st oldest, founded 1714. 36
    2. 25th most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 1 in 2007/8. 6
  18. Mansfield College 21

    1. 13th most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 5 in 2007/8. 28
    2. 31st oldest, founded 1886. 14
  19. Regent's Park College 20

    1. 23rd oldest, founded 1810. 23
    2. 20th most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 3 in 2007/8. 17
  20. Hertford College 19

    1. 22nd oldest, founded 1740. 33
    2. 27th most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 1 in 2007/8. 6
  21. St Catherine's College 18

    1. Eighth most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 6 in 2007/8. 33
    2. 40th oldest, founded 1963. 4
  22. St Hilda's College 17

    1. 17th most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 4 in 2007/8. 22
    2. 33rd oldest, founded 1893. 13
  23. St Peter's College 15

    1. 18th most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 4 in 2007/8. 22
    2. 36th oldest, founded 1929. 8
  24. Harris Manchester College 12

    1. 32nd oldest, founded 1889. 13
    2. 24th most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 2 in 2007/8. 11
  25. St Hugh's College 7

    1. 30th oldest, founded 1886. 14
    2. 29th most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  26. St Benet's Hall 6

    1. 35th oldest, founded 1897. 12
    2. 28th most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 0 in 2007/8. 0

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