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

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  1. St Catherine's College 68

    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. Third most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 4. 50
  2. Magdalen College 68

    1. The most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 8. 100
    2. Sixth most undergraduates studying Biology, with 17 in 2007/8. 63
    3. Fifth most tutors for Biology, with 3 in 2007/8. 40
  3. Pembroke College 56

    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. 43rd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0

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  1. St Hilda's College 47

    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. 23rd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  2. Brasenose College 43

    1. Second most tutors for Biology, with 5 in 2007/8. 80
    2. 13th most undergraduates studying Biology, with 12 in 2007/8. 37
    3. 19th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  3. Balliol College 40

    1. Second most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 7. 88
    2. 19th most undergraduates studying Biology, with 11 in 2007/8. 32
    3. 18th most tutors for Biology, with 1 in 2007/8. 0
  4. Christ Church 39

    1. Fifth most undergraduates studying Biology, with 17 in 2007/8. 63
    2. Seventh most tutors for Biology, with 3 in 2007/8. 40
    3. 17th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  5. Somerville College 33

    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. 16th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  6. Wadham College 33

    1. Third most undergraduates studying Biology, with 20 in 2007/8. 79
    2. 13th most tutors for Biology, with 2 in 2007/8. 20
    3. 28th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  7. New College 30

    1. Ninth most tutors for Biology, with 3 in 2007/8. 40
    2. 16th most undergraduates studying Biology, with 12 in 2007/8. 37
    3. 11th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  8. Hertford College 27

    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. 33rd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  9. St John's College 27

    1. 15th most undergraduates studying Biology, with 12 in 2007/8. 37
    2. Seventh most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 2. 25
    3. 16th most tutors for Biology, with 2 in 2007/8. 20
  10. Lady Margaret Hall 26

    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. 32nd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  11. 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. 12th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  12. Merton College 23

    1. Fourth most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 3. 38
    2. 17th most undergraduates studying Biology, with 11 in 2007/8. 32
    3. 20th most tutors for Biology, with 1 in 2007/8. 0
  13. St Anne's College 19

    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. 22nd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  14. St Peter's College 19

    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. 30th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  15. Keble College 17

    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. 35th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  16. Worcester College 14

    1. 11th most undergraduates studying Biology, with 13 in 2007/8. 42
    2. 25th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
    3. 17th most tutors for Biology, with 1 in 2007/8. 0
  17. The Queen's College 11

    1. 20th most undergraduates studying Biology, with 11 in 2007/8. 32
    2. 42nd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
    3. 21st most tutors for Biology, with 1 in 2007/8. 0
  18. Jesus College 0

    1. 36th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
    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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