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

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  1. University College 66

    1. Second oldest, founded 1249. 96
    2. Fifth most undergraduates studying Physics, with 28 in 2007/8. 72
    3. Ninth most tutors for Physics, with 4 in 2007/8. 30
  2. Hertford College 65

    1. The most tutors for Physics, with 11 in 2007/8. 100
    2. Seventh most undergraduates studying Physics, with 26 in 2007/8. 61
    3. 22nd oldest, founded 1740. 33
  3. Merton College 64

    1. Fourth oldest, founded 1264. 94
    2. Second most undergraduates studying Physics, with 29 in 2007/8. 78
    3. 22nd most tutors for Physics, with 3 in 2007/8. 20

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  1. Jesus College 54

    1. Fourth most undergraduates studying Physics, with 29 in 2007/8. 78
    2. 18th oldest, founded 1571. 54
    3. 14th most tutors for Physics, with 4 in 2007/8. 30
  2. Wadham College 52

    1. Third most undergraduates studying Physics, with 29 in 2007/8. 78
    2. 19th oldest, founded 1610. 49
    3. Sixth most tutors for Physics, with 4 in 2007/8. 30
  3. Oriel College 52

    1. Seventh oldest, founded 1326. 86
    2. 12th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 22 in 2007/8. 39
    3. Fifth most tutors for Physics, with 4 in 2007/8. 30
  4. St Catherine's College 52

    1. Second most tutors for Physics, with 10 in 2007/8. 90
    2. Sixth most undergraduates studying Physics, with 26 in 2007/8. 61
    3. 40th oldest, founded 1963. 4
  5. Balliol College 50

    1. Third oldest, founded 1263. 95
    2. Third most tutors for Physics, with 5 in 2007/8. 40
    3. 22nd most undergraduates studying Physics, with 18 in 2007/8. 17
  6. St Edmund Hall 49

    1. Fifth oldest, founded 1278. 93
    2. Eighth most undergraduates studying Physics, with 23 in 2007/8. 44
    3. 26th most tutors for Physics, with 2 in 2007/8. 10
  7. Keble College 49

    1. The most undergraduates studying Physics, with 33 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 16th most tutors for Physics, with 4 in 2007/8. 30
    3. 24th oldest, founded 1870. 16
  8. Exeter College 45

    1. Sixth oldest, founded 1314. 88
    2. 15th most tutors for Physics, with 4 in 2007/8. 30
    3. 23rd most undergraduates studying Physics, with 18 in 2007/8. 17
  9. New College 45

    1. Ninth oldest, founded 1379. 79
    2. Ninth most undergraduates studying Physics, with 23 in 2007/8. 44
    3. 23rd most tutors for Physics, with 2 in 2007/8. 10
  10. Trinity College 40

    1. 16th oldest, founded 1554. 57
    2. 13th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 21 in 2007/8. 33
    3. Eighth most tutors for Physics, with 4 in 2007/8. 30
  11. The Queen's College 39

    1. Eighth oldest, founded 1341. 84
    2. 21st most undergraduates studying Physics, with 19 in 2007/8. 22
    3. 24th most tutors for Physics, with 2 in 2007/8. 10
  12. Christ Church 35

    1. 15th oldest, founded 1546. 58
    2. 14th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 20 in 2007/8. 28
    3. 21st most tutors for Physics, with 3 in 2007/8. 20
  13. St John's College 35

    1. 17th oldest, founded 1555. 57
    2. 11th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 22 in 2007/8. 39
    3. 27th most tutors for Physics, with 2 in 2007/8. 10
  14. Corpus Christi College 34

    1. 14th oldest, founded 1517. 62
    2. 12th most tutors for Physics, with 4 in 2007/8. 30
    3. 24th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 17 in 2007/8. 11
  15. Lincoln College 34

    1. 10th oldest, founded 1427. 73
    2. 15th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 20 in 2007/8. 28
    3. 28th most tutors for Physics, with 1 in 2007/8. 0
  16. Magdalen College 33

    1. 12th oldest, founded 1458. 69
    2. 10th most tutors for Physics, with 4 in 2007/8. 30
    3. 28th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 15 in 2007/8. 0
  17. Brasenose College 33

    1. 13th oldest, founded 1509. 63
    2. 13th most tutors for Physics, with 4 in 2007/8. 30
    3. 26th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 16 in 2007/8. 6
  18. Worcester College 26

    1. 21st oldest, founded 1714. 36
    2. 16th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 19 in 2007/8. 22
    3. 18th most tutors for Physics, with 3 in 2007/8. 20
  19. Mansfield College 25

    1. Fourth most tutors for Physics, with 5 in 2007/8. 40
    2. 20th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 19 in 2007/8. 22
    3. 31st oldest, founded 1886. 14
  20. Lady Margaret Hall 22

    1. 11th most tutors for Physics, with 4 in 2007/8. 30
    2. 18th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 19 in 2007/8. 22
    3. 27th oldest, founded 1878. 15
  21. St Hugh's College 21

    1. 10th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 22 in 2007/8. 39
    2. 30th oldest, founded 1886. 14
    3. 25th most tutors for Physics, with 2 in 2007/8. 10
  22. Somerville College 19

    1. 19th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 19 in 2007/8. 22
    2. 20th most tutors for Physics, with 3 in 2007/8. 20
    3. 28th oldest, founded 1879. 14
  23. St Anne's College 19

    1. 17th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 19 in 2007/8. 22
    2. 17th most tutors for Physics, with 3 in 2007/8. 20
    3. 29th oldest, founded 1879. 14
  24. St Hilda's College 16

    1. Seventh most tutors for Physics, with 4 in 2007/8. 30
    2. 33rd oldest, founded 1893. 13
    3. 27th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 16 in 2007/8. 6
  25. St Peter's College 13

    1. 19th most tutors for Physics, with 3 in 2007/8. 20
    2. 25th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 17 in 2007/8. 11
    3. 36th oldest, founded 1929. 8

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