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

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  1. Balliol College 82

    1. Third best at University Challenge. 96
    2. Third most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 32 in 2007/8. 68
  2. Magdalen College 80

    1. Second best at University Challenge. 99
    2. Eighth most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 30 in 2007/8. 61
  3. Somerville College 65

    1. Fourth best at University Challenge. 91
    2. 11th most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 24 in 2007/8. 39

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  1. Oriel College 55

    1. The best at University Challenge. 100
    2. 26th most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 16 in 2007/8. 11
  2. University College 50

    1. The most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 41 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 18th best at University Challenge. 0
  3. St Catherine's College 38

    1. Second most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 34 in 2007/8. 75
    2. 20th best at University Challenge. 0
  4. Wadham College 34

    1. Fourth most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 32 in 2007/8. 68
    2. 14th best at University Challenge. 0
  5. Jesus College 34

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

    1. Sixth most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 31 in 2007/8. 64
    2. 12th best at University Challenge. 0
  7. New College 32

    1. Seventh most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 31 in 2007/8. 64
    2. 37th best at University Challenge. 0
  8. Keble College 23

    1. Ninth most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 26 in 2007/8. 46
    2. 35th best at University Challenge. 0
  9. St Hugh's College 21

    1. 10th most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 25 in 2007/8. 43
    2. 13th best at University Challenge. 0
  10. Pembroke College 20

    1. 12th most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 24 in 2007/8. 39
    2. 44th best at University Challenge. 0
  11. Merton College 20

    1. 13th most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 24 in 2007/8. 39
    2. 36th best at University Challenge. 0
  12. Worcester College 18

    1. 14th most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 23 in 2007/8. 36
    2. 16th best at University Challenge. 0
  13. Brasenose College 18

    1. 16th most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 23 in 2007/8. 36
    2. 32nd best at University Challenge. 0
  14. Christ Church 18

    1. 15th most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 23 in 2007/8. 36
    2. 29th best at University Challenge. 0
  15. Exeter College 18

    1. 17th most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 23 in 2007/8. 36
    2. 25th best at University Challenge. 0
  16. St Hilda's College 16

    1. 18th most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 22 in 2007/8. 32
    2. 21st best at University Challenge. 0
  17. Lady Margaret Hall 16

    1. 20th most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 22 in 2007/8. 32
    2. 40th best at University Challenge. 0
  18. St Edmund Hall 16

    1. 19th most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 22 in 2007/8. 32
    2. Eighth best at University Challenge. 0
  19. Trinity College 14

    1. 21st most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 21 in 2007/8. 29
    2. 19th best at University Challenge. 0
  20. Hertford College 11

    1. 22nd most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 19 in 2007/8. 21
    2. 27th best at University Challenge. 0
  21. The Queen's College 7

    1. 23rd most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 17 in 2007/8. 14
    2. 23rd best at University Challenge. 0
  22. Lincoln College 7

    1. 24th most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 17 in 2007/8. 14
    2. 43rd best at University Challenge. 0
  23. St Peter's College 7

    1. 25th most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 17 in 2007/8. 14
    2. Fifth best at University Challenge. 0
  24. Corpus Christi College 5

    1. 27th most undergraduates studying Chemistry, with 16 in 2007/8. 11
    2. 30th best at University Challenge. 0
  25. St Anne's College 0

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

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