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

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  1. Balliol College 96

    1. The most undergraduates studying History, with 38 in 2007/8. 100
    2. Second best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 74.68% for 2006–8. 92
  2. Christ Church 91

    1. Second most undergraduates studying History, with 37 in 2007/8. 97
    2. Fifth best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 72.95% for 2006–8. 85
  3. Magdalen College 86

    1. Third best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 74.56% for 2006–8. 92
    2. Fourth most undergraduates studying History, with 32 in 2007/8. 81

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  1. Merton College 81

    1. The best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 76.64% for 2006–8. 100
    2. 13th most undergraduates studying History, with 26 in 2007/8. 63
  2. University College 76

    1. Third most undergraduates studying History, with 33 in 2007/8. 84
    2. 11th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 68.89% for 2006–8. 69
  3. Lincoln College 72

    1. Seventh best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 70.63% for 2006–8. 76
    2. Eighth most undergraduates studying History, with 28 in 2007/8. 69
  4. Hertford College 68

    1. Ninth most undergraduates studying History, with 28 in 2007/8. 69
    2. 14th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 68.5% for 2006–8. 67
  5. St Hugh's College 66

    1. Sixth most undergraduates studying History, with 29 in 2007/8. 72
    2. 20th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 67.03% for 2006–8. 61
  6. St John's College 65

    1. Fourth best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 73.46% for 2006–8. 87
    2. 24th most undergraduates studying History, with 20 in 2007/8. 44
  7. Brasenose College 65

    1. 10th most undergraduates studying History, with 28 in 2007/8. 69
    2. 19th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 67.05% for 2006–8. 61
  8. Lady Margaret Hall 65

    1. Fifth most undergraduates studying History, with 30 in 2007/8. 75
    2. 27th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 65.32% for 2006–8. 54
  9. Somerville College 64

    1. Seventh most undergraduates studying History, with 28 in 2007/8. 69
    2. 22nd best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 66.64% for 2006–8. 59
  10. Wadham College 63

    1. 10th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 69.12% for 2006–8. 69
    2. 15th most undergraduates studying History, with 24 in 2007/8. 56
  11. New College 62

    1. Sixth best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 72.77% for 2006–8. 84
    2. 25th most undergraduates studying History, with 19 in 2007/8. 41
  12. St Catherine's College 61

    1. 12th most undergraduates studying History, with 27 in 2007/8. 66
    2. 24th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 66.12% for 2006–8. 57
  13. St Peter's College 61

    1. 11th most undergraduates studying History, with 27 in 2007/8. 66
    2. 25th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 65.66% for 2006–8. 55
  14. St Edmund Hall 60

    1. 17th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 67.83% for 2006–8. 64
    2. 16th most undergraduates studying History, with 24 in 2007/8. 56
  15. Jesus College 58

    1. 12th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 68.81% for 2006–8. 68
    2. 19th most undergraduates studying History, with 21 in 2007/8. 47
  16. Pembroke College 56

    1. 18th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 67.17% for 2006–8. 62
    2. 17th most undergraduates studying History, with 22 in 2007/8. 50
  17. Worcester College 56

    1. 16th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 67.85% for 2006–8. 64
    2. 20th most undergraduates studying History, with 21 in 2007/8. 47
  18. Oriel College 55

    1. 14th most undergraduates studying History, with 25 in 2007/8. 59
    2. 28th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 64.55% for 2006–8. 51
  19. St Anne's College 54

    1. 15th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 68.03% for 2006–8. 65
    2. 23rd most undergraduates studying History, with 20 in 2007/8. 44
  20. Exeter College 54

    1. 23rd best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 66.2% for 2006–8. 58
    2. 18th most undergraduates studying History, with 22 in 2007/8. 50
  21. Keble College 52

    1. 21st best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 66.85% for 2006–8. 60
    2. 21st most undergraduates studying History, with 20 in 2007/8. 44
  22. Trinity College 52

    1. Eighth best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 69.92% for 2006–8. 73
    2. 28th most undergraduates studying History, with 16 in 2007/8. 31
  23. The Queen's College 51

    1. Ninth best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 69.57% for 2006–8. 71
    2. 27th most undergraduates studying History, with 16 in 2007/8. 31
  24. St Hilda's College 49

    1. 26th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 65.5% for 2006–8. 55
    2. 22nd most undergraduates studying History, with 20 in 2007/8. 44
  25. Corpus Christi College 48

    1. 13th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 68.7% for 2006–8. 68
    2. 29th most undergraduates studying History, with 15 in 2007/8. 28
  26. Mansfield College 45

    1. 29th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 63.94% for 2006–8. 48
    2. 26th most undergraduates studying History, with 19 in 2007/8. 41
  27. St Benet's Hall 22

    1. 31st best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 60.54% for 2006–8. 35
    2. 30th most undergraduates studying History, with 9 in 2007/8. 9
  28. Regent's Park College 16

    1. 35th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 60% for 2006–8. 32
    2. 31st most undergraduates studying History, with 6 in 2007/8. 0

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