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Ranking of Oxford colleges according to: large number of undergraduates studying biology, most nobel prizes or fields medals.

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  1. Magdalen College 82

    1. The most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 8. 100
    2. Sixth most undergraduates studying Biology, with 17 in 2007/8. 63
  2. St Catherine's College 72

    1. Second most undergraduates studying Biology, with 23 in 2007/8. 95
    2. Third most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 4. 50
  3. Balliol College 60

    1. Second most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 7. 88
    2. 19th most undergraduates studying Biology, with 11 in 2007/8. 32

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  1. St Hilda's College 50

    1. The most undergraduates studying Biology, with 24 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 23rd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  2. Wadham College 39

    1. Third most undergraduates studying Biology, with 20 in 2007/8. 79
    2. 28th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  3. Christ Church 38

    1. Fifth most undergraduates studying Biology, with 17 in 2007/8. 63
    2. 17th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  4. Merton College 35

    1. Fourth most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 3. 38
    2. 17th most undergraduates studying Biology, with 11 in 2007/8. 32
  5. Pembroke College 34

    1. Fourth most undergraduates studying Biology, with 18 in 2007/8. 68
    2. 43rd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  6. St John's College 31

    1. 15th most undergraduates studying Biology, with 12 in 2007/8. 37
    2. Seventh most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 2. 25
  7. Somerville College 30

    1. Eighth most undergraduates studying Biology, with 14 in 2007/8. 47
    2. 16th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  8. Lady Margaret Hall 29

    1. Seventh most undergraduates studying Biology, with 16 in 2007/8. 58
    2. 32nd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  9. St Hugh's College 27

    1. Ninth most undergraduates studying Biology, with 13 in 2007/8. 42
    2. 12th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  10. Brasenose College 25

    1. 13th most undergraduates studying Biology, with 12 in 2007/8. 37
    2. 19th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  11. New College 25

    1. 16th most undergraduates studying Biology, with 12 in 2007/8. 37
    2. 11th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  12. Hertford College 21

    1. 10th most undergraduates studying Biology, with 13 in 2007/8. 42
    2. 33rd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  13. Worcester College 21

    1. 11th most undergraduates studying Biology, with 13 in 2007/8. 42
    2. 25th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  14. St Peter's College 18

    1. 14th most undergraduates studying Biology, with 12 in 2007/8. 37
    2. 30th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  15. St Anne's College 18

    1. 12th most undergraduates studying Biology, with 12 in 2007/8. 37
    2. 22nd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  16. Keble College 16

    1. 18th most undergraduates studying Biology, with 11 in 2007/8. 32
    2. 35th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  17. The Queen's College 16

    1. 20th most undergraduates studying Biology, with 11 in 2007/8. 32
    2. 42nd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  18. Jesus College 0

    1. 36th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
    2. 21st most undergraduates studying Biology, with 5 in 2007/8. 0

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