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Ranking of Oxford colleges according to: large number of undergraduates studying classics and modern languages, large number of tutors for classics and modern languages, best at university challenge.

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  1. Magdalen College 73

    1. Second best at University Challenge. 99
    2. Fifth most tutors for Classics and Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 80
    3. 10th most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 40
  2. Somerville College 73

    1. Fourth best at University Challenge. 91
    2. Second most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 4 in 2007/8. 80
    3. 18th most tutors for Classics and Modern Languages, with 7 in 2007/8. 47
  3. Brasenose College 62

    1. The most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 5 in 2007/8. 100
    2. Third most tutors for Classics and Modern Languages, with 13 in 2007/8. 87
    3. 32nd best at University Challenge. 0

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  1. Oriel College 62

    1. The best at University Challenge. 100
    2. Fourth most tutors for Classics and Modern Languages, with 13 in 2007/8. 87
    3. 17th most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  2. Balliol College 59

    1. Third best at University Challenge. 96
    2. Sixth most tutors for Classics and Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 80
    3. 20th most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  3. The Queen's College 47

    1. The most tutors for Classics and Modern Languages, with 15 in 2007/8. 100
    2. Third most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 40
    3. 23rd best at University Challenge. 0
  4. Exeter College 40

    1. Seventh most tutors for Classics and Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 80
    2. 12th most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 40
    3. 25th best at University Challenge. 0
  5. Christ Church 38

    1. Second most tutors for Classics and Modern Languages, with 14 in 2007/8. 93
    2. 14th most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 1 in 2007/8. 20
    3. 29th best at University Challenge. 0
  6. Wadham College 36

    1. 12th most tutors for Classics and Modern Languages, with 10 in 2007/8. 67
    2. Fifth most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 40
    3. 14th best at University Challenge. 0
  7. St Hugh's College 36

    1. 11th most tutors for Classics and Modern Languages, with 10 in 2007/8. 67
    2. Eighth most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 40
    3. 13th best at University Challenge. 0
  8. Merton College 33

    1. 14th most tutors for Classics and Modern Languages, with 9 in 2007/8. 60
    2. Seventh most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 40
    3. 36th best at University Challenge. 0
  9. Worcester College 33

    1. 13th most tutors for Classics and Modern Languages, with 9 in 2007/8. 60
    2. Sixth most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 40
    3. 16th best at University Challenge. 0
  10. Jesus College 31

    1. 15th most tutors for Classics and Modern Languages, with 8 in 2007/8. 53
    2. 11th most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 40
    3. 34th best at University Challenge. 0
  11. Trinity College 31

    1. Eighth most tutors for Classics and Modern Languages, with 11 in 2007/8. 73
    2. 13th most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 1 in 2007/8. 20
    3. 19th best at University Challenge. 0
  12. New College 29

    1. 17th most tutors for Classics and Modern Languages, with 7 in 2007/8. 47
    2. Ninth most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 40
    3. 37th best at University Challenge. 0
  13. St Anne's College 27

    1. Fourth most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 40
    2. 19th most tutors for Classics and Modern Languages, with 6 in 2007/8. 40
    3. Sixth best at University Challenge. 0
  14. St John's College 24

    1. Ninth most tutors for Classics and Modern Languages, with 11 in 2007/8. 73
    2. 12th best at University Challenge. 0
    3. 19th most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  15. Lady Margaret Hall 22

    1. 10th most tutors for Classics and Modern Languages, with 10 in 2007/8. 67
    2. 40th best at University Challenge. 0
    3. 16th most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  16. University College 16

    1. 16th most tutors for Classics and Modern Languages, with 7 in 2007/8. 47
    2. 18th best at University Challenge. 0
    3. 15th most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  17. Mansfield College 0

    1. 39th best at University Challenge. 0
    2. 20th most tutors for Classics and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
    3. 18th most undergraduates studying Classics and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0

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