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

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  1. New College 88

    1. Second most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 31 in 2007/8. 92
    2. Sixth best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 72.77% for 2006–8. 84
  2. Christ Church 86

    1. Fourth most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 30 in 2007/8. 88
    2. Fifth best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 72.95% for 2006–8. 85
  3. The Queen's College 81

    1. Third most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 31 in 2007/8. 92
    2. Ninth best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 69.57% for 2006–8. 71

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  1. St Hilda's College 77

    1. The most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 33 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 26th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 65.5% for 2006–8. 55
  2. St Hugh's College 68

    1. Fifth most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 27 in 2007/8. 75
    2. 20th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 67.03% for 2006–8. 61
  3. St John's College 66

    1. Fourth best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 73.46% for 2006–8. 87
    2. 16th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 20 in 2007/8. 46
  4. St Catherine's College 66

    1. Sixth most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 27 in 2007/8. 75
    2. 24th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 66.12% for 2006–8. 57
  5. St Anne's College 66

    1. Eighth most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 25 in 2007/8. 67
    2. 15th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 68.03% for 2006–8. 65
  6. St Edmund Hall 65

    1. Ninth most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 25 in 2007/8. 67
    2. 17th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 67.83% for 2006–8. 64
  7. Pembroke College 64

    1. 10th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 25 in 2007/8. 67
    2. 18th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 67.17% for 2006–8. 62
  8. St Peter's College 63

    1. Seventh most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 26 in 2007/8. 71
    2. 25th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 65.66% for 2006–8. 55
  9. Exeter College 62

    1. 11th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 25 in 2007/8. 67
    2. 23rd best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 66.2% for 2006–8. 58
  10. Lady Margaret Hall 60

    1. 12th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 25 in 2007/8. 67
    2. 27th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 65.32% for 2006–8. 54
  11. Keble College 59

    1. 21st best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 66.85% for 2006–8. 60
    2. 13th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 23 in 2007/8. 58
  12. Worcester College 59

    1. 16th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 67.85% for 2006–8. 64
    2. 14th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 22 in 2007/8. 54
  13. Merton College 58

    1. The best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 76.64% for 2006–8. 100
    2. 24th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 13 in 2007/8. 17
  14. Magdalen College 58

    1. Third best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 74.56% for 2006–8. 92
    2. 22nd most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 15 in 2007/8. 25
  15. Lincoln College 54

    1. Seventh best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 70.63% for 2006–8. 76
    2. 17th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 17 in 2007/8. 33
  16. Wadham College 51

    1. 10th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 69.12% for 2006–8. 69
    2. 18th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 17 in 2007/8. 33
  17. Oriel College 50

    1. 28th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 64.55% for 2006–8. 51
    2. 15th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 21 in 2007/8. 50
  18. Trinity College 49

    1. Eighth best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 69.92% for 2006–8. 73
    2. 21st most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 15 in 2007/8. 25
  19. Jesus College 49

    1. 12th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 68.81% for 2006–8. 68
    2. 19th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 16 in 2007/8. 29
  20. Balliol College 46

    1. Second best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 74.68% for 2006–8. 92
    2. 27th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 9 in 2007/8. 0
  21. Somerville College 44

    1. 22nd best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 66.64% for 2006–8. 59
    2. 20th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 16 in 2007/8. 29
  22. Hertford College 42

    1. 14th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 68.5% for 2006–8. 67
    2. 23rd most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 13 in 2007/8. 17
  23. Brasenose College 37

    1. 19th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 67.05% for 2006–8. 61
    2. 25th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 13
  24. University College 36

    1. 11th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 68.89% for 2006–8. 69
    2. 26th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 10 in 2007/8. 4

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