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Ranking of Oxford colleges according to: large number of undergraduates studying mathematics and computer science, high overall academic performance.

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  1. Merton College 100

    1. The best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 76.64% for 2006–8. 100
    2. The most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Computer Science, with 6 in 2007/8. 100
  2. Worcester College 74

    1. Third most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Computer Science, with 5 in 2007/8. 83
    2. 16th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 67.85% for 2006–8. 64
  3. Somerville College 71

    1. Second most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Computer Science, with 5 in 2007/8. 83
    2. 22nd best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 66.64% for 2006–8. 59

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  1. Balliol College 71

    1. Second best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 74.68% for 2006–8. 92
    2. Seventh most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Computer Science, with 3 in 2007/8. 50
  2. Magdalen College 71

    1. Third best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 74.56% for 2006–8. 92
    2. 10th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Computer Science, with 3 in 2007/8. 50
  3. St John's College 69

    1. Fourth best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 73.46% for 2006–8. 87
    2. Ninth most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Computer Science, with 3 in 2007/8. 50
  4. St Anne's College 66

    1. Fourth most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Computer Science, with 4 in 2007/8. 67
    2. 15th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 68.03% for 2006–8. 65
  5. Keble College 63

    1. Fifth most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Computer Science, with 4 in 2007/8. 67
    2. 21st best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 66.85% for 2006–8. 60
  6. University College 59

    1. 11th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 68.89% for 2006–8. 69
    2. Sixth most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Computer Science, with 3 in 2007/8. 50
  7. New College 59

    1. Sixth best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 72.77% for 2006–8. 84
    2. 14th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Computer Science, with 2 in 2007/8. 33
  8. St Catherine's College 54

    1. 24th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 66.12% for 2006–8. 57
    2. Eighth most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Computer Science, with 3 in 2007/8. 50
  9. Corpus Christi College 51

    1. 13th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 68.7% for 2006–8. 68
    2. 12th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Computer Science, with 2 in 2007/8. 33
  10. Hertford College 50

    1. 14th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 68.5% for 2006–8. 67
    2. 13th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Computer Science, with 2 in 2007/8. 33
  11. Wadham College 43

    1. 10th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 69.12% for 2006–8. 69
    2. 16th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Computer Science, with 1 in 2007/8. 17
  12. Oriel College 42

    1. 28th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 64.55% for 2006–8. 51
    2. 11th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Computer Science, with 2 in 2007/8. 33
  13. St Hugh's College 39

    1. 20th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 67.03% for 2006–8. 61
    2. 15th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Computer Science, with 1 in 2007/8. 17
  14. The Queen's College 36

    1. Ninth best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 69.57% for 2006–8. 71
    2. 18th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Computer Science, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  15. Exeter College 29

    1. 23rd best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 66.2% for 2006–8. 58
    2. 17th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Computer Science, with 0 in 2007/8. 0

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