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Ranking of Oxford colleges according to: high overall academic performance, lucky dip.

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  1. Christ Church 84

    1. Fifth best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 72.95% for 2006–8. 85
    2. Drew 81 out of 100 in the lucky dip! 83
  2. Corpus Christi College 81

    1. Drew 91 out of 100 in the lucky dip! 94
    2. 13th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 68.7% for 2006–8. 68
  3. Hertford College 80

    1. Drew 91 out of 100 in the lucky dip! 94
    2. 14th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 68.5% for 2006–8. 67

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  1. Keble College 80

    1. Drew 96 out of 100 in the lucky dip! 99
    2. 21st best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 66.85% for 2006–8. 60
  2. Balliol College 77

    1. Second best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 74.68% for 2006–8. 92
    2. Drew 62 out of 100 in the lucky dip! 63
  3. Exeter College 77

    1. Drew 94 out of 100 in the lucky dip! 97
    2. 23rd best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 66.2% for 2006–8. 58
  4. Magdalen College 77

    1. Third best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 74.56% for 2006–8. 92
    2. Drew 62 out of 100 in the lucky dip! 63
  5. St Hilda's College 74

    1. Drew 90 out of 100 in the lucky dip! 93
    2. 26th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 65.5% for 2006–8. 55
  6. St Edmund Hall 74

    1. Drew 81 out of 100 in the lucky dip! 83
    2. 17th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 67.83% for 2006–8. 64
  7. Trinity College 73

    1. Eighth best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 69.92% for 2006–8. 73
    2. Drew 71 out of 100 in the lucky dip! 72
  8. Somerville College 68

    1. Drew 75 out of 100 in the lucky dip! 77
    2. 22nd best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 66.64% for 2006–8. 59
  9. Wadham College 68

    1. 10th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 69.12% for 2006–8. 69
    2. Drew 65 out of 100 in the lucky dip! 66
  10. St Peter's College 67

    1. Drew 77 out of 100 in the lucky dip! 79
    2. 25th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 65.66% for 2006–8. 55
  11. St Anne's College 67

    1. Drew 67 out of 100 in the lucky dip! 68
    2. 15th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 68.03% for 2006–8. 65
  12. St John's College 65

    1. Fourth best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 73.46% for 2006–8. 87
    2. Drew 43 out of 100 in the lucky dip! 43
  13. Regent's Park College 65

    1. Drew 94 out of 100 in the lucky dip! 97
    2. 35th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 60% for 2006–8. 32
  14. Merton College 64

    1. The best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 76.64% for 2006–8. 100
    2. Drew 29 out of 100 in the lucky dip! 28
  15. Worcester College 62

    1. 16th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 67.85% for 2006–8. 64
    2. Drew 60 out of 100 in the lucky dip! 61
  16. Brasenose College 62

    1. Drew 63 out of 100 in the lucky dip! 64
    2. 19th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 67.05% for 2006–8. 61
  17. Campion Hall 61

    1. Drew 87 out of 100 in the lucky dip! 89
    2. 33rd best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 60% for 2006–8. 32
  18. Lincoln College 59

    1. Seventh best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 70.63% for 2006–8. 76
    2. Drew 42 out of 100 in the lucky dip! 41
  19. New College 55

    1. Sixth best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 72.77% for 2006–8. 84
    2. Drew 27 out of 100 in the lucky dip! 26
  20. Wycliffe Hall 55

    1. Drew 61 out of 100 in the lucky dip! 62
    2. 30th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 63.77% for 2006–8. 48
  21. St Hugh's College 53

    1. 20th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 67.03% for 2006–8. 61
    2. Drew 46 out of 100 in the lucky dip! 46
  22. Jesus College 52

    1. 12th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 68.81% for 2006–8. 68
    2. Drew 37 out of 100 in the lucky dip! 36
  23. The Queen's College 52

    1. Ninth best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 69.57% for 2006–8. 71
    2. Drew 34 out of 100 in the lucky dip! 33
  24. Lady Margaret Hall 50

    1. 27th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 65.32% for 2006–8. 54
    2. Drew 47 out of 100 in the lucky dip! 47
  25. Pembroke College 50

    1. 18th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 67.17% for 2006–8. 62
    2. Drew 39 out of 100 in the lucky dip! 38
  26. Mansfield College 46

    1. 29th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 63.94% for 2006–8. 48
    2. Drew 43 out of 100 in the lucky dip! 43
  27. University College 45

    1. 11th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 68.89% for 2006–8. 69
    2. Drew 23 out of 100 in the lucky dip! 21
  28. St Catherine's College 42

    1. 24th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 66.12% for 2006–8. 57
    2. Drew 29 out of 100 in the lucky dip! 28
  29. Blackfriars 38

    1. Drew 44 out of 100 in the lucky dip! 44
    2. 32nd best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 60% for 2006–8. 32
  30. Oriel College 37

    1. 28th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 64.55% for 2006–8. 51
    2. Drew 25 out of 100 in the lucky dip! 23
  31. St Benet's Hall 36

    1. Drew 39 out of 100 in the lucky dip! 38
    2. 31st best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 60.54% for 2006–8. 35
  32. Harris Manchester College 32

    1. 34th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 60% for 2006–8. 32
    2. Drew 32 out of 100 in the lucky dip! 31
  33. St Stephen's House 12

    1. Drew 26 out of 100 in the lucky dip! 24
    2. 36th best overall academic performance, with Norrington score 52% for 2006–8. 0

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