Choose Your Oxford College

Ranking of Oxford colleges according to: large number of undergraduates studying human sciences, old college.

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  1. New College 69

    1. Ninth oldest, founded 1379. 79
    2. Fourth most undergraduates studying Human Sciences, with 11 in 2007/8. 58
  2. St John's College 57

    1. Third most undergraduates studying Human Sciences, with 11 in 2007/8. 58
    2. 17th oldest, founded 1555. 57
  3. Magdalen College 56

    1. 12th oldest, founded 1458. 69
    2. Fifth most undergraduates studying Human Sciences, with 8 in 2007/8. 42

Others to think about

  1. St Catherine's College 52

    1. The most undergraduates studying Human Sciences, with 19 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 40th oldest, founded 1963. 4
  2. Wadham College 43

    1. 19th oldest, founded 1610. 49
    2. Seventh most undergraduates studying Human Sciences, with 7 in 2007/8. 37
  3. Jesus College 43

    1. 18th oldest, founded 1571. 54
    2. Ninth most undergraduates studying Human Sciences, with 6 in 2007/8. 32
  4. St Hugh's College 41

    1. Second most undergraduates studying Human Sciences, with 13 in 2007/8. 68
    2. 30th oldest, founded 1886. 14
  5. Hertford College 35

    1. Eighth most undergraduates studying Human Sciences, with 7 in 2007/8. 37
    2. 22nd oldest, founded 1740. 33
  6. Somerville College 28

    1. Sixth most undergraduates studying Human Sciences, with 8 in 2007/8. 42
    2. 28th oldest, founded 1879. 14
  7. Mansfield College 23

    1. 10th most undergraduates studying Human Sciences, with 6 in 2007/8. 32
    2. 31st oldest, founded 1886. 14
  8. Harris Manchester College 20

    1. 11th most undergraduates studying Human Sciences, with 5 in 2007/8. 26
    2. 32nd oldest, founded 1889. 13
  9. St Hilda's College 6

    1. 33rd oldest, founded 1893. 13
    2. 12th most undergraduates studying Human Sciences, with 0 in 2007/8. 0

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