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

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  1. St Catherine's College 85

    1. The most undergraduates, with 437 in 2007/8. 100
    2. Second most undergraduates studying Biology, with 23 in 2007/8. 95
    3. Third most tutors for Biology, with 4 in 2007/8. 60
  2. Pembroke College 84

    1. The most tutors for Biology, with 6 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 14th most undergraduates, with 370 in 2007/8. 84
    3. Fourth most undergraduates studying Biology, with 18 in 2007/8. 68
  3. St Hilda's College 75

    1. The most undergraduates studying Biology, with 24 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 10th most undergraduates, with 377 in 2007/8. 86
    3. Sixth most tutors for Biology, with 3 in 2007/8. 40

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  1. Wadham College 66

    1. Second most undergraduates, with 427 in 2007/8. 98
    2. Third most undergraduates studying Biology, with 20 in 2007/8. 79
    3. 13th most tutors for Biology, with 2 in 2007/8. 20
  2. Brasenose College 65

    1. Second most tutors for Biology, with 5 in 2007/8. 80
    2. 18th most undergraduates, with 345 in 2007/8. 79
    3. 13th most undergraduates studying Biology, with 12 in 2007/8. 37
  3. Christ Church 64

    1. Fifth most undergraduates, with 391 in 2007/8. 89
    2. Fifth most undergraduates studying Biology, with 17 in 2007/8. 63
    3. Seventh most tutors for Biology, with 3 in 2007/8. 40
  4. Magdalen College 63

    1. 11th most undergraduates, with 377 in 2007/8. 86
    2. Sixth most undergraduates studying Biology, with 17 in 2007/8. 63
    3. Fifth most tutors for Biology, with 3 in 2007/8. 40
  5. Lady Margaret Hall 56

    1. Fourth most undergraduates, with 393 in 2007/8. 90
    2. Seventh most undergraduates studying Biology, with 16 in 2007/8. 58
    3. 15th most tutors for Biology, with 2 in 2007/8. 20
  6. Hertford College 56

    1. 12th most undergraduates, with 371 in 2007/8. 85
    2. 10th most undergraduates studying Biology, with 13 in 2007/8. 42
    3. Eighth most tutors for Biology, with 3 in 2007/8. 40
  7. New College 55

    1. Sixth most undergraduates, with 391 in 2007/8. 89
    2. Ninth most tutors for Biology, with 3 in 2007/8. 40
    3. 16th most undergraduates studying Biology, with 12 in 2007/8. 37
  8. Somerville College 55

    1. 19th most undergraduates, with 342 in 2007/8. 78
    2. Eighth most undergraduates studying Biology, with 14 in 2007/8. 47
    3. Fourth most tutors for Biology, with 3 in 2007/8. 40
  9. St Anne's College 51

    1. Third most undergraduates, with 419 in 2007/8. 96
    2. 12th most undergraduates studying Biology, with 12 in 2007/8. 37
    3. 12th most tutors for Biology, with 2 in 2007/8. 20
  10. St Hugh's College 49

    1. 15th most undergraduates, with 367 in 2007/8. 84
    2. Ninth most undergraduates studying Biology, with 13 in 2007/8. 42
    3. 11th most tutors for Biology, with 2 in 2007/8. 20
  11. St John's College 46

    1. 17th most undergraduates, with 357 in 2007/8. 81
    2. 15th most undergraduates studying Biology, with 12 in 2007/8. 37
    3. 16th most tutors for Biology, with 2 in 2007/8. 20
  12. Keble College 46

    1. Ninth most undergraduates, with 379 in 2007/8. 86
    2. 18th most undergraduates studying Biology, with 11 in 2007/8. 32
    3. 14th most tutors for Biology, with 2 in 2007/8. 20
  13. St Peter's College 45

    1. 20th most undergraduates, with 341 in 2007/8. 78
    2. 14th most undergraduates studying Biology, with 12 in 2007/8. 37
    3. 10th most tutors for Biology, with 2 in 2007/8. 20
  14. Worcester College 43

    1. Eighth most undergraduates, with 379 in 2007/8. 86
    2. 11th most undergraduates studying Biology, with 13 in 2007/8. 42
    3. 17th most tutors for Biology, with 1 in 2007/8. 0
  15. Balliol College 40

    1. Seventh most undergraduates, with 382 in 2007/8. 87
    2. 19th most undergraduates studying Biology, with 11 in 2007/8. 32
    3. 18th most tutors for Biology, with 1 in 2007/8. 0
  16. The Queen's College 34

    1. 23rd most undergraduates, with 308 in 2007/8. 70
    2. 20th most undergraduates studying Biology, with 11 in 2007/8. 32
    3. 21st most tutors for Biology, with 1 in 2007/8. 0
  17. Merton College 33

    1. 24th most undergraduates, with 298 in 2007/8. 68
    2. 17th most undergraduates studying Biology, with 11 in 2007/8. 32
    3. 20th most tutors for Biology, with 1 in 2007/8. 0
  18. Jesus College 25

    1. 21st most undergraduates, with 330 in 2007/8. 75
    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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