Choose Your Oxford College

Ranking of Oxford colleges according to: old college, lucky dip.

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  1. University College 98

    1. Drew 100 out of 100 in the lucky dip! 100
    2. Second oldest, founded 1249. 96
  2. Merton College 97

    1. Drew 100 out of 100 in the lucky dip! 100
    2. Fourth oldest, founded 1264. 94
  3. St Edmund Hall 84

    1. Fifth oldest, founded 1278. 93
    2. Drew 76 out of 100 in the lucky dip! 76

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  1. Jesus College 76

    1. Drew 98 out of 100 in the lucky dip! 98
    2. 18th oldest, founded 1571. 54
  2. Christ Church 74

    1. Drew 90 out of 100 in the lucky dip! 90
    2. 15th oldest, founded 1546. 58
  3. Blackfriars 71

    1. The oldest, founded 1221. 100
    2. Drew 42 out of 100 in the lucky dip! 41
  4. Worcester College 67

    1. Drew 98 out of 100 in the lucky dip! 98
    2. 21st oldest, founded 1714. 36
  5. Wadham College 64

    1. Drew 79 out of 100 in the lucky dip! 79
    2. 19th oldest, founded 1610. 49
  6. Oriel College 63

    1. Seventh oldest, founded 1326. 86
    2. Drew 40 out of 100 in the lucky dip! 39
  7. The Queen's College 61

    1. Eighth oldest, founded 1341. 84
    2. Drew 38 out of 100 in the lucky dip! 37
  8. Brasenose College 59

    1. 13th oldest, founded 1509. 63
    2. Drew 56 out of 100 in the lucky dip! 56
  9. Balliol College 51

    1. Third oldest, founded 1263. 95
    2. Drew 9 out of 100 in the lucky dip! 8
  10. Lincoln College 51

    1. 10th oldest, founded 1427. 73
    2. Drew 30 out of 100 in the lucky dip! 29
  11. New College 49

    1. Ninth oldest, founded 1379. 79
    2. Drew 20 out of 100 in the lucky dip! 19
  12. Green Templeton College 49

    1. Drew 97 out of 100 in the lucky dip! 97
    2. 42nd oldest, founded 1979. 1
  13. Nuffield College 46

    1. Drew 87 out of 100 in the lucky dip! 87
    2. 38th oldest, founded 1958. 4
  14. St Anne's College 44

    1. Drew 74 out of 100 in the lucky dip! 74
    2. 29th oldest, founded 1879. 14
  15. Somerville College 44

    1. Drew 74 out of 100 in the lucky dip! 74
    2. 28th oldest, founded 1879. 14
  16. Exeter College 44

    1. Sixth oldest, founded 1314. 88
    2. Drew 1 out of 100 in the lucky dip! 0
  17. St John's College 44

    1. 17th oldest, founded 1555. 57
    2. Drew 32 out of 100 in the lucky dip! 31
  18. All Souls College 43

    1. 11th oldest, founded 1438. 72
    2. Drew 16 out of 100 in the lucky dip! 15
  19. Campion Hall 40

    1. Drew 69 out of 100 in the lucky dip! 69
    2. 34th oldest, founded 1896. 12
  20. Trinity College 40

    1. 16th oldest, founded 1554. 57
    2. Drew 24 out of 100 in the lucky dip! 23
  21. Keble College 38

    1. Drew 61 out of 100 in the lucky dip! 61
    2. 24th oldest, founded 1870. 16
  22. St Cross College 38

    1. Drew 73 out of 100 in the lucky dip! 73
    2. 41st oldest, founded 1965. 3
  23. Magdalen College 37

    1. 12th oldest, founded 1458. 69
    2. Drew 6 out of 100 in the lucky dip! 5
  24. St Benet's Hall 36

    1. Drew 61 out of 100 in the lucky dip! 61
    2. 35th oldest, founded 1897. 12
  25. St Hilda's College 34

    1. Drew 56 out of 100 in the lucky dip! 56
    2. 33rd oldest, founded 1893. 13
  26. Corpus Christi College 33

    1. 14th oldest, founded 1517. 62
    2. Drew 6 out of 100 in the lucky dip! 5
  27. Pembroke College 27

    1. 20th oldest, founded 1624. 48
    2. Drew 7 out of 100 in the lucky dip! 6
  28. Harris Manchester College 27

    1. Drew 41 out of 100 in the lucky dip! 40
    2. 32nd oldest, founded 1889. 13
  29. Wycliffe Hall 27

    1. Drew 39 out of 100 in the lucky dip! 38
    2. 26th oldest, founded 1877. 15
  30. Linacre College 25

    1. Drew 47 out of 100 in the lucky dip! 46
    2. 39th oldest, founded 1962. 4
  31. St Catherine's College 25

    1. Drew 47 out of 100 in the lucky dip! 46
    2. 40th oldest, founded 1963. 4
  32. Mansfield College 22

    1. Drew 32 out of 100 in the lucky dip! 31
    2. 31st oldest, founded 1886. 14
  33. St Antony's College 21

    1. Drew 38 out of 100 in the lucky dip! 37
    2. 37th oldest, founded 1953. 5
  34. Hertford College 17

    1. 22nd oldest, founded 1740. 33
    2. Drew 2 out of 100 in the lucky dip! 1
  35. St Peter's College 16

    1. Drew 24 out of 100 in the lucky dip! 23
    2. 36th oldest, founded 1929. 8
  36. Regent's Park College 14

    1. 23rd oldest, founded 1810. 23
    2. Drew 6 out of 100 in the lucky dip! 5
  37. St Hugh's College 13

    1. 30th oldest, founded 1886. 14
    2. Drew 14 out of 100 in the lucky dip! 13
  38. Wolfson College 13

    1. Drew 26 out of 100 in the lucky dip! 25
    2. 43rd oldest, founded 1981. 1
  39. Lady Margaret Hall 12

    1. 27th oldest, founded 1878. 15
    2. Drew 11 out of 100 in the lucky dip! 10
  40. St Stephen's House 8

    1. 25th oldest, founded 1876. 15
    2. Drew 3 out of 100 in the lucky dip! 2
  41. Kellogg College 4

    1. Drew 8 out of 100 in the lucky dip! 7
    2. 44th oldest, founded 1990. 0

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