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

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  1. Merton College 86

    1. Fourth oldest, founded 1264. 94
    2. Second most undergraduates studying Physics, with 29 in 2007/8. 78
  2. University College 84

    1. Second oldest, founded 1249. 96
    2. Fifth most undergraduates studying Physics, with 28 in 2007/8. 72
  3. St Edmund Hall 69

    1. Fifth oldest, founded 1278. 93
    2. Eighth most undergraduates studying Physics, with 23 in 2007/8. 44

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  1. Jesus College 66

    1. Fourth most undergraduates studying Physics, with 29 in 2007/8. 78
    2. 18th oldest, founded 1571. 54
  2. Wadham College 64

    1. Third most undergraduates studying Physics, with 29 in 2007/8. 78
    2. 19th oldest, founded 1610. 49
  3. Oriel College 63

    1. Seventh oldest, founded 1326. 86
    2. 12th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 22 in 2007/8. 39
  4. New College 62

    1. Ninth oldest, founded 1379. 79
    2. Ninth most undergraduates studying Physics, with 23 in 2007/8. 44
  5. Keble College 58

    1. The most undergraduates studying Physics, with 33 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 24th oldest, founded 1870. 16
  6. Balliol College 56

    1. Third oldest, founded 1263. 95
    2. 22nd most undergraduates studying Physics, with 18 in 2007/8. 17
  7. The Queen's College 53

    1. Eighth oldest, founded 1341. 84
    2. 21st most undergraduates studying Physics, with 19 in 2007/8. 22
  8. Exeter College 52

    1. Sixth oldest, founded 1314. 88
    2. 23rd most undergraduates studying Physics, with 18 in 2007/8. 17
  9. Lincoln College 50

    1. 10th oldest, founded 1427. 73
    2. 15th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 20 in 2007/8. 28
  10. St John's College 48

    1. 17th oldest, founded 1555. 57
    2. 11th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 22 in 2007/8. 39
  11. Hertford College 47

    1. Seventh most undergraduates studying Physics, with 26 in 2007/8. 61
    2. 22nd oldest, founded 1740. 33
  12. Trinity College 45

    1. 16th oldest, founded 1554. 57
    2. 13th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 21 in 2007/8. 33
  13. Christ Church 43

    1. 15th oldest, founded 1546. 58
    2. 14th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 20 in 2007/8. 28
  14. Corpus Christi College 36

    1. 14th oldest, founded 1517. 62
    2. 24th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 17 in 2007/8. 11
  15. Magdalen College 35

    1. 12th oldest, founded 1458. 69
    2. 28th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 15 in 2007/8. 0
  16. Brasenose College 34

    1. 13th oldest, founded 1509. 63
    2. 26th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 16 in 2007/8. 6
  17. St Catherine's College 32

    1. Sixth most undergraduates studying Physics, with 26 in 2007/8. 61
    2. 40th oldest, founded 1963. 4
  18. Worcester College 29

    1. 21st oldest, founded 1714. 36
    2. 16th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 19 in 2007/8. 22
  19. St Hugh's College 26

    1. 10th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 22 in 2007/8. 39
    2. 30th oldest, founded 1886. 14
  20. Lady Margaret Hall 18

    1. 18th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 19 in 2007/8. 22
    2. 27th oldest, founded 1878. 15
  21. St Anne's College 18

    1. 17th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 19 in 2007/8. 22
    2. 29th oldest, founded 1879. 14
  22. Somerville College 18

    1. 19th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 19 in 2007/8. 22
    2. 28th oldest, founded 1879. 14
  23. Mansfield College 18

    1. 20th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 19 in 2007/8. 22
    2. 31st oldest, founded 1886. 14
  24. St Peter's College 10

    1. 25th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 17 in 2007/8. 11
    2. 36th oldest, founded 1929. 8
  25. St Hilda's College 9

    1. 33rd oldest, founded 1893. 13
    2. 27th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 16 in 2007/8. 6

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