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

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  1. Pembroke College 72

    1. The most tutors for Biology, with 6 in 2007/8. 100
    2. Fourth most undergraduates studying Biology, with 18 in 2007/8. 68
    3. 20th oldest, founded 1624. 48
  2. Brasenose College 60

    1. Second most tutors for Biology, with 5 in 2007/8. 80
    2. 13th oldest, founded 1509. 63
    3. 13th most undergraduates studying Biology, with 12 in 2007/8. 37
  3. Magdalen College 57

    1. 12th oldest, founded 1458. 69
    2. Sixth most undergraduates studying Biology, with 17 in 2007/8. 63
    3. Fifth most tutors for Biology, with 3 in 2007/8. 40

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  1. Christ Church 54

    1. Fifth most undergraduates studying Biology, with 17 in 2007/8. 63
    2. 15th oldest, founded 1546. 58
    3. Seventh most tutors for Biology, with 3 in 2007/8. 40
  2. St Catherine's College 53

    1. Second most undergraduates studying Biology, with 23 in 2007/8. 95
    2. Third most tutors for Biology, with 4 in 2007/8. 60
    3. 40th oldest, founded 1963. 4
  3. New College 52

    1. Ninth oldest, founded 1379. 79
    2. Ninth most tutors for Biology, with 3 in 2007/8. 40
    3. 16th most undergraduates studying Biology, with 12 in 2007/8. 37
  4. St Hilda's College 51

    1. The most undergraduates studying Biology, with 24 in 2007/8. 100
    2. Sixth most tutors for Biology, with 3 in 2007/8. 40
    3. 33rd oldest, founded 1893. 13
  5. Wadham College 49

    1. Third most undergraduates studying Biology, with 20 in 2007/8. 79
    2. 19th oldest, founded 1610. 49
    3. 13th most tutors for Biology, with 2 in 2007/8. 20
  6. Balliol College 42

    1. Third oldest, founded 1263. 95
    2. 19th most undergraduates studying Biology, with 11 in 2007/8. 32
    3. 18th most tutors for Biology, with 1 in 2007/8. 0
  7. Merton College 42

    1. Fourth oldest, founded 1264. 94
    2. 17th most undergraduates studying Biology, with 11 in 2007/8. 32
    3. 20th most tutors for Biology, with 1 in 2007/8. 0
  8. The Queen's College 39

    1. Eighth oldest, founded 1341. 84
    2. 20th most undergraduates studying Biology, with 11 in 2007/8. 32
    3. 21st most tutors for Biology, with 1 in 2007/8. 0
  9. Hertford College 38

    1. 10th most undergraduates studying Biology, with 13 in 2007/8. 42
    2. Eighth most tutors for Biology, with 3 in 2007/8. 40
    3. 22nd oldest, founded 1740. 33
  10. St John's College 38

    1. 17th oldest, founded 1555. 57
    2. 15th most undergraduates studying Biology, with 12 in 2007/8. 37
    3. 16th most tutors for Biology, with 2 in 2007/8. 20
  11. Somerville College 34

    1. Eighth most undergraduates studying Biology, with 14 in 2007/8. 47
    2. Fourth most tutors for Biology, with 3 in 2007/8. 40
    3. 28th oldest, founded 1879. 14
  12. Lady Margaret Hall 31

    1. Seventh most undergraduates studying Biology, with 16 in 2007/8. 58
    2. 15th most tutors for Biology, with 2 in 2007/8. 20
    3. 27th oldest, founded 1878. 15
  13. Worcester College 26

    1. 11th most undergraduates studying Biology, with 13 in 2007/8. 42
    2. 21st oldest, founded 1714. 36
    3. 17th most tutors for Biology, with 1 in 2007/8. 0
  14. St Hugh's College 25

    1. Ninth most undergraduates studying Biology, with 13 in 2007/8. 42
    2. 11th most tutors for Biology, with 2 in 2007/8. 20
    3. 30th oldest, founded 1886. 14
  15. St Anne's College 24

    1. 12th most undergraduates studying Biology, with 12 in 2007/8. 37
    2. 12th most tutors for Biology, with 2 in 2007/8. 20
    3. 29th oldest, founded 1879. 14
  16. Keble College 22

    1. 18th most undergraduates studying Biology, with 11 in 2007/8. 32
    2. 14th most tutors for Biology, with 2 in 2007/8. 20
    3. 24th oldest, founded 1870. 16
  17. St Peter's College 22

    1. 14th most undergraduates studying Biology, with 12 in 2007/8. 37
    2. 10th most tutors for Biology, with 2 in 2007/8. 20
    3. 36th oldest, founded 1929. 8
  18. Jesus College 18

    1. 18th oldest, founded 1571. 54
    2. 19th most tutors for Biology, with 1 in 2007/8. 0
    3. 21st most undergraduates studying Biology, with 5 in 2007/8. 0

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