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Ranking of Oxford colleges according to: large number of undergraduates studying classics, most nobel prizes or fields medals.

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  1. Balliol College 88

    1. Fourth most undergraduates studying Classics, with 26 in 2007/8. 89
    2. Second most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 7. 88
  2. Magdalen College 86

    1. The most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 8. 100
    2. Eighth most undergraduates studying Classics, with 23 in 2007/8. 72
  3. Brasenose College 56

    1. The most undergraduates studying Classics, with 28 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 19th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13

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  1. New College 48

    1. Sixth most undergraduates studying Classics, with 25 in 2007/8. 83
    2. 11th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  2. Wadham College 47

    1. Second most undergraduates studying Classics, with 27 in 2007/8. 94
    2. 28th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  3. University College 47

    1. 12th most undergraduates studying Classics, with 20 in 2007/8. 56
    2. Fifth most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 3. 38
  4. St Hilda's College 44

    1. Third most undergraduates studying Classics, with 26 in 2007/8. 89
    2. 23rd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  5. Corpus Christi College 42

    1. Fifth most undergraduates studying Classics, with 25 in 2007/8. 83
    2. 31st most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  6. Christ Church 40

    1. 10th most undergraduates studying Classics, with 22 in 2007/8. 67
    2. 17th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  7. Merton College 38

    1. 17th most undergraduates studying Classics, with 17 in 2007/8. 39
    2. Fourth most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 3. 38
  8. Trinity College 37

    1. 11th most undergraduates studying Classics, with 21 in 2007/8. 61
    2. 13th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  9. Lady Margaret Hall 36

    1. Ninth most undergraduates studying Classics, with 23 in 2007/8. 72
    2. 32nd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  10. St Anne's College 36

    1. Seventh most undergraduates studying Classics, with 23 in 2007/8. 72
    2. 22nd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  11. Oriel College 32

    1. 16th most undergraduates studying Classics, with 17 in 2007/8. 39
    2. Ninth most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 2. 25
  12. Somerville College 31

    1. 13th most undergraduates studying Classics, with 19 in 2007/8. 50
    2. 16th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  13. The Queen's College 25

    1. 14th most undergraduates studying Classics, with 19 in 2007/8. 50
    2. 42nd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  14. St John's College 24

    1. Seventh most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 2. 25
    2. 20th most undergraduates studying Classics, with 14 in 2007/8. 22
  15. Exeter College 23

    1. 19th most undergraduates studying Classics, with 16 in 2007/8. 33
    2. 18th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  16. Worcester College 22

    1. 15th most undergraduates studying Classics, with 18 in 2007/8. 44
    2. 25th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  17. Jesus College 17

    1. 18th most undergraduates studying Classics, with 16 in 2007/8. 33
    2. 36th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  18. St Hugh's College 15

    1. 21st most undergraduates studying Classics, with 13 in 2007/8. 17
    2. 12th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  19. St Benet's Hall 0

    1. 20th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
    2. 22nd most undergraduates studying Classics, with 10 in 2007/8. 0

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