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

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  1. Balliol College 69

    1. Third best at University Challenge. 96
    2. Third most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 32 in 2007/8. 68
    3. Sixth most tutors for Chemistry, with 4 in 2007/8. 43
  2. Magdalen College 63

    1. Second best at University Challenge. 99
    2. Eighth most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 30 in 2007/8. 61
    3. 19th most tutors for Chemistry, with 3 in 2007/8. 29
  3. St Catherine's College 58

    1. The most tutors for Chemistry, with 8 in 2007/8. 100
    2. Second most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 34 in 2007/8. 75
    3. 20th best at University Challenge. 0

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  1. Somerville College 48

    1. Fourth best at University Challenge. 91
    2. 11th most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 24 in 2007/8. 39
    3. 27th most tutors for Chemistry, with 2 in 2007/8. 14
  2. University College 48

    1. The most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 41 in 2007/8. 100
    2. Third most tutors for Chemistry, with 4 in 2007/8. 43
    3. 18th best at University Challenge. 0
  3. Oriel College 42

    1. The best at University Challenge. 100
    2. 21st most tutors for Chemistry, with 2 in 2007/8. 14
    3. 26th most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 16 in 2007/8. 11
  4. Wadham College 32

    1. Fourth most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 32 in 2007/8. 68
    2. 17th most tutors for Chemistry, with 3 in 2007/8. 29
    3. 14th best at University Challenge. 0
  5. Jesus College 32

    1. Fifth most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 32 in 2007/8. 68
    2. 14th most tutors for Chemistry, with 3 in 2007/8. 29
    3. 34th best at University Challenge. 0
  6. St John's College 31

    1. Sixth most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 31 in 2007/8. 64
    2. 10th most tutors for Chemistry, with 3 in 2007/8. 29
    3. 12th best at University Challenge. 0
  7. Hertford College 31

    1. Second most tutors for Chemistry, with 6 in 2007/8. 71
    2. 22nd most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 19 in 2007/8. 21
    3. 27th best at University Challenge. 0
  8. New College 26

    1. Seventh most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 31 in 2007/8. 64
    2. 26th most tutors for Chemistry, with 2 in 2007/8. 14
    3. 37th best at University Challenge. 0
  9. Exeter College 26

    1. Seventh most tutors for Chemistry, with 4 in 2007/8. 43
    2. 17th most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 23 in 2007/8. 36
    3. 25th best at University Challenge. 0
  10. St Hilda's College 25

    1. Fifth most tutors for Chemistry, with 4 in 2007/8. 43
    2. 18th most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 22 in 2007/8. 32
    3. 21st best at University Challenge. 0
  11. St Hugh's College 24

    1. 10th most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 25 in 2007/8. 43
    2. 18th most tutors for Chemistry, with 3 in 2007/8. 29
    3. 13th best at University Challenge. 0
  12. Merton College 23

    1. 13th most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 24 in 2007/8. 39
    2. 16th most tutors for Chemistry, with 3 in 2007/8. 29
    3. 36th best at University Challenge. 0
  13. Pembroke College 23

    1. 12th most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 24 in 2007/8. 39
    2. Ninth most tutors for Chemistry, with 3 in 2007/8. 29
    3. 44th best at University Challenge. 0
  14. Christ Church 21

    1. 15th most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 23 in 2007/8. 36
    2. 15th most tutors for Chemistry, with 3 in 2007/8. 29
    3. 29th best at University Challenge. 0
  15. St Edmund Hall 20

    1. 19th most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 22 in 2007/8. 32
    2. 12th most tutors for Chemistry, with 3 in 2007/8. 29
    3. Eighth best at University Challenge. 0
  16. Trinity College 19

    1. 21st most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 21 in 2007/8. 29
    2. 13th most tutors for Chemistry, with 3 in 2007/8. 29
    3. 19th best at University Challenge. 0
  17. Corpus Christi College 18

    1. Fourth most tutors for Chemistry, with 4 in 2007/8. 43
    2. 27th most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 16 in 2007/8. 11
    3. 30th best at University Challenge. 0
  18. Brasenose College 17

    1. 16th most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 23 in 2007/8. 36
    2. 23rd most tutors for Chemistry, with 2 in 2007/8. 14
    3. 32nd best at University Challenge. 0
  19. Worcester College 17

    1. 14th most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 23 in 2007/8. 36
    2. 20th most tutors for Chemistry, with 2 in 2007/8. 14
    3. 16th best at University Challenge. 0
  20. Lady Margaret Hall 15

    1. 20th most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 22 in 2007/8. 32
    2. 25th most tutors for Chemistry, with 2 in 2007/8. 14
    3. 40th best at University Challenge. 0
  21. Keble College 15

    1. Ninth most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 26 in 2007/8. 46
    2. 35th best at University Challenge. 0
    3. 28th most tutors for Chemistry, with 1 in 2007/8. 0
  22. The Queen's College 14

    1. Eighth most tutors for Chemistry, with 3 in 2007/8. 29
    2. 23rd most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 17 in 2007/8. 14
    3. 23rd best at University Challenge. 0
  23. St Peter's College 14

    1. 11th most tutors for Chemistry, with 3 in 2007/8. 29
    2. 25th most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 17 in 2007/8. 14
    3. Fifth best at University Challenge. 0
  24. Lincoln College 10

    1. 24th most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 17 in 2007/8. 14
    2. 22nd most tutors for Chemistry, with 2 in 2007/8. 14
    3. 43rd best at University Challenge. 0
  25. St Anne's College 5

    1. 24th most tutors for Chemistry, with 2 in 2007/8. 14
    2. Sixth best at University Challenge. 0
    3. 28th most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 13 in 2007/8. 0

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