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Ranking of Oxford colleges according to: large number of undergraduates studying biology, best at university challenge.

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  1. Magdalen College 81

    1. Second best at University Challenge. 99
    2. Sixth most undergraduates studying Biology, with 17 in 2007/8. 63
  2. Somerville College 69

    1. Fourth best at University Challenge. 91
    2. Eighth most undergraduates studying Biology, with 14 in 2007/8. 47
  3. Balliol College 64

    1. Third best at University Challenge. 96
    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. 21st best at University Challenge. 0
  2. St Catherine's College 47

    1. Second most undergraduates studying Biology, with 23 in 2007/8. 95
    2. 20th best at University Challenge. 0
  3. Wadham College 39

    1. Third most undergraduates studying Biology, with 20 in 2007/8. 79
    2. 14th best at University Challenge. 0
  4. Pembroke College 34

    1. Fourth most undergraduates studying Biology, with 18 in 2007/8. 68
    2. 44th best at University Challenge. 0
  5. Christ Church 32

    1. Fifth most undergraduates studying Biology, with 17 in 2007/8. 63
    2. 29th best at University Challenge. 0
  6. Lady Margaret Hall 29

    1. Seventh most undergraduates studying Biology, with 16 in 2007/8. 58
    2. 40th best at University Challenge. 0
  7. Worcester College 21

    1. 11th most undergraduates studying Biology, with 13 in 2007/8. 42
    2. 16th best at University Challenge. 0
  8. St Hugh's College 21

    1. Ninth most undergraduates studying Biology, with 13 in 2007/8. 42
    2. 13th best at University Challenge. 0
  9. Hertford College 21

    1. 10th most undergraduates studying Biology, with 13 in 2007/8. 42
    2. 27th best at University Challenge. 0
  10. Brasenose College 18

    1. 13th most undergraduates studying Biology, with 12 in 2007/8. 37
    2. 32nd best at University Challenge. 0
  11. St Anne's College 18

    1. 12th most undergraduates studying Biology, with 12 in 2007/8. 37
    2. Sixth best at University Challenge. 0
  12. St Peter's College 18

    1. 14th most undergraduates studying Biology, with 12 in 2007/8. 37
    2. Fifth best at University Challenge. 0
  13. New College 18

    1. 16th most undergraduates studying Biology, with 12 in 2007/8. 37
    2. 37th best at University Challenge. 0
  14. St John's College 18

    1. 15th most undergraduates studying Biology, with 12 in 2007/8. 37
    2. 12th best at University Challenge. 0
  15. Keble College 16

    1. 18th most undergraduates studying Biology, with 11 in 2007/8. 32
    2. 35th best at University Challenge. 0
  16. The Queen's College 16

    1. 20th most undergraduates studying Biology, with 11 in 2007/8. 32
    2. 23rd best at University Challenge. 0
  17. Merton College 16

    1. 17th most undergraduates studying Biology, with 11 in 2007/8. 32
    2. 36th best at University Challenge. 0
  18. Jesus College 0

    1. 34th best at University Challenge. 0
    2. 21st most undergraduates studying Biology, with 5 in 2007/8. 0

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