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

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  1. The Queen's College 70

    1. The most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 18 in 2007/8. 100
    2. Eighth oldest, founded 1341. 84
    3. 23rd most tutors for History and Politics, with 4 in 2007/8. 25
  2. Merton College 67

    1. Fourth oldest, founded 1264. 94
    2. Second most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 10 in 2007/8. 56
    3. 15th most tutors for History and Politics, with 6 in 2007/8. 50
  3. Balliol College 66

    1. Third oldest, founded 1263. 95
    2. Third most tutors for History and Politics, with 8 in 2007/8. 75
    3. 12th most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 5 in 2007/8. 28

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  1. Pembroke College 58

    1. Fourth most tutors for History and Politics, with 8 in 2007/8. 75
    2. Fourth most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 9 in 2007/8. 50
    3. 20th oldest, founded 1624. 48
  2. Magdalen College 56

    1. 12th oldest, founded 1458. 69
    2. 11th most tutors for History and Politics, with 6 in 2007/8. 50
    3. Third most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 9 in 2007/8. 50
  3. University College 54

    1. Second oldest, founded 1249. 96
    2. 22nd most tutors for History and Politics, with 5 in 2007/8. 38
    3. 15th most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 5 in 2007/8. 28
  4. St Edmund Hall 53

    1. Fifth oldest, founded 1278. 93
    2. 14th most tutors for History and Politics, with 6 in 2007/8. 50
    3. 22nd most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 3 in 2007/8. 17
  5. Corpus Christi College 52

    1. Fifth most tutors for History and Politics, with 7 in 2007/8. 63
    2. 14th oldest, founded 1517. 62
    3. Seventh most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 6 in 2007/8. 33
  6. New College 52

    1. Ninth oldest, founded 1379. 79
    2. 13th most tutors for History and Politics, with 6 in 2007/8. 50
    3. 11th most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 5 in 2007/8. 28
  7. Brasenose College 52

    1. Second most tutors for History and Politics, with 9 in 2007/8. 88
    2. 13th oldest, founded 1509. 63
    3. 26th most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 1 in 2007/8. 6
  8. Christ Church 51

    1. 10th most tutors for History and Politics, with 7 in 2007/8. 63
    2. 15th oldest, founded 1546. 58
    3. Sixth most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 6 in 2007/8. 33
  9. St Peter's College 43

    1. The most tutors for History and Politics, with 10 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 18th most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 4 in 2007/8. 22
    3. 36th oldest, founded 1929. 8
  10. Lincoln College 42

    1. 10th oldest, founded 1427. 73
    2. 20th most tutors for History and Politics, with 5 in 2007/8. 38
    3. 21st most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 3 in 2007/8. 17
  11. Trinity College 41

    1. 16th oldest, founded 1554. 57
    2. 12th most tutors for History and Politics, with 6 in 2007/8. 50
    3. 19th most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 3 in 2007/8. 17
  12. Wadham College 40

    1. 19th oldest, founded 1610. 49
    2. 16th most tutors for History and Politics, with 5 in 2007/8. 38
    3. Ninth most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 6 in 2007/8. 33
  13. St Anne's College 37

    1. Sixth most tutors for History and Politics, with 7 in 2007/8. 63
    2. 10th most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 6 in 2007/8. 33
    3. 29th oldest, founded 1879. 14
  14. St John's College 35

    1. 17th oldest, founded 1555. 57
    2. 25th most tutors for History and Politics, with 4 in 2007/8. 25
    3. 16th most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 4 in 2007/8. 22
  15. Hertford College 34

    1. Ninth most tutors for History and Politics, with 7 in 2007/8. 63
    2. 22nd oldest, founded 1740. 33
    3. 27th most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 1 in 2007/8. 6
  16. St Catherine's College 33

    1. Eighth most tutors for History and Politics, with 7 in 2007/8. 63
    2. Eighth most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 6 in 2007/8. 33
    3. 40th oldest, founded 1963. 4
  17. Jesus College 32

    1. 18th oldest, founded 1571. 54
    2. 24th most tutors for History and Politics, with 4 in 2007/8. 25
    3. 23rd most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 3 in 2007/8. 17
  18. Lady Margaret Hall 30

    1. Fifth most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 7 in 2007/8. 39
    2. 21st most tutors for History and Politics, with 5 in 2007/8. 38
    3. 27th oldest, founded 1878. 15
  19. Keble College 27

    1. 19th most tutors for History and Politics, with 5 in 2007/8. 38
    2. 14th most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 5 in 2007/8. 28
    3. 24th oldest, founded 1870. 16
  20. Mansfield College 26

    1. 18th most tutors for History and Politics, with 5 in 2007/8. 38
    2. 13th most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 5 in 2007/8. 28
    3. 31st oldest, founded 1886. 14
  21. St Hugh's College 25

    1. Seventh most tutors for History and Politics, with 7 in 2007/8. 63
    2. 30th oldest, founded 1886. 14
    3. 29th most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  22. St Hilda's College 24

    1. 17th most tutors for History and Politics, with 5 in 2007/8. 38
    2. 17th most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 4 in 2007/8. 22
    3. 33rd oldest, founded 1893. 13
  23. Worcester College 18

    1. 21st oldest, founded 1714. 36
    2. 26th most tutors for History and Politics, with 3 in 2007/8. 13
    3. 25th most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 1 in 2007/8. 6
  24. Regent's Park College 13

    1. 23rd oldest, founded 1810. 23
    2. 20th most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 3 in 2007/8. 17
    3. 27th most tutors for History and Politics, with 2 in 2007/8. 0
  25. Harris Manchester College 8

    1. 32nd oldest, founded 1889. 13
    2. 24th most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 2 in 2007/8. 11
    3. 28th most tutors for History and Politics, with 2 in 2007/8. 0
  26. St Benet's Hall 4

    1. 35th oldest, founded 1897. 12
    2. 29th most tutors for History and Politics, with 2 in 2007/8. 0
    3. 28th most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 0 in 2007/8. 0

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