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Ranking of Oxford colleges according to: large number of undergraduates studying physics and philosophy, old college.

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  1. Balliol College 97

    1. The most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 12 in 2007/8. 100
    2. Third oldest, founded 1263. 95
  2. Exeter College 73

    1. Sixth oldest, founded 1314. 88
    2. Second most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 7 in 2007/8. 58
  3. Oriel College 60

    1. Seventh oldest, founded 1326. 86
    2. Fourth most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 4 in 2007/8. 33

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  1. University College 52

    1. Second oldest, founded 1249. 96
    2. 13th most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 1 in 2007/8. 8
  2. The Queen's College 51

    1. Eighth oldest, founded 1341. 84
    2. 10th most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 2 in 2007/8. 17
  3. St Edmund Hall 50

    1. Fifth oldest, founded 1278. 93
    2. 14th most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 1 in 2007/8. 8
  4. New College 48

    1. Ninth oldest, founded 1379. 79
    2. Ninth most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 2 in 2007/8. 17
  5. Magdalen College 39

    1. 12th oldest, founded 1458. 69
    2. 15th most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 1 in 2007/8. 8
  6. Wadham College 33

    1. 19th oldest, founded 1610. 49
    2. Eighth most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 2 in 2007/8. 17
  7. Christ Church 33

    1. 15th oldest, founded 1546. 58
    2. 12th most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 1 in 2007/8. 8
  8. Trinity College 33

    1. 16th oldest, founded 1554. 57
    2. 16th most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 1 in 2007/8. 8
  9. Brasenose College 31

    1. 13th oldest, founded 1509. 63
    2. 18th most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  10. Corpus Christi College 31

    1. 14th oldest, founded 1517. 62
    2. 23rd most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  11. Hertford College 29

    1. 22nd oldest, founded 1740. 33
    2. Sixth most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 3 in 2007/8. 25
  12. St John's College 28

    1. 17th oldest, founded 1555. 57
    2. 20th most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  13. St Hilda's College 23

    1. Third most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 4 in 2007/8. 33
    2. 33rd oldest, founded 1893. 13
  14. Somerville College 20

    1. Fifth most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 3 in 2007/8. 25
    2. 28th oldest, founded 1879. 14
  15. Worcester College 18

    1. 21st oldest, founded 1714. 36
    2. 17th most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  16. Lady Margaret Hall 16

    1. 11th most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 2 in 2007/8. 17
    2. 27th oldest, founded 1878. 15
  17. St Peter's College 12

    1. Seventh most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 2 in 2007/8. 17
    2. 36th oldest, founded 1929. 8
  18. Keble College 8

    1. 24th oldest, founded 1870. 16
    2. 21st most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  19. St Hugh's College 7

    1. 30th oldest, founded 1886. 14
    2. 19th most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  20. St Catherine's College 2

    1. 40th oldest, founded 1963. 4
    2. 22nd most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 0 in 2007/8. 0

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