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

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  1. Balliol College 92

    1. Third most tutors for Classics, with 6 in 2007/8. 100
    2. Fourth most undergraduates studying Classics, with 26 in 2007/8. 89
    3. Second most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 7. 88
  2. Magdalen College 74

    1. The most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 8. 100
    2. Eighth most undergraduates studying Classics, with 23 in 2007/8. 72
    3. Sixth most tutors for Classics, with 4 in 2007/8. 50
  3. Brasenose College 71

    1. The most undergraduates studying Classics, with 28 in 2007/8. 100
    2. Second most tutors for Classics, with 6 in 2007/8. 100
    3. 19th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13

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  1. Corpus Christi College 61

    1. The most tutors for Classics, with 6 in 2007/8. 100
    2. Fifth most undergraduates studying Classics, with 25 in 2007/8. 83
    3. 31st most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  2. Christ Church 51

    1. Fourth most tutors for Classics, with 5 in 2007/8. 75
    2. 10th most undergraduates studying Classics, with 22 in 2007/8. 67
    3. 17th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  3. University College 48

    1. 12th most undergraduates studying Classics, with 20 in 2007/8. 56
    2. Ninth most tutors for Classics, with 4 in 2007/8. 50
    3. Fifth most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 3. 38
  4. St Hilda's College 46

    1. Third most undergraduates studying Classics, with 26 in 2007/8. 89
    2. Fifth most tutors for Classics, with 4 in 2007/8. 50
    3. 23rd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  5. Lady Margaret Hall 41

    1. Ninth most undergraduates studying Classics, with 23 in 2007/8. 72
    2. Eighth most tutors for Classics, with 4 in 2007/8. 50
    3. 32nd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  6. Merton College 34

    1. 17th most undergraduates studying Classics, with 17 in 2007/8. 39
    2. Fourth most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 3. 38
    3. 15th most tutors for Classics, with 3 in 2007/8. 25
  7. The Queen's College 33

    1. 14th most undergraduates studying Classics, with 19 in 2007/8. 50
    2. Seventh most tutors for Classics, with 4 in 2007/8. 50
    3. 42nd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  8. Trinity College 33

    1. 11th most undergraduates studying Classics, with 21 in 2007/8. 61
    2. 12th most tutors for Classics, with 3 in 2007/8. 25
    3. 13th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  9. New College 32

    1. Sixth most undergraduates studying Classics, with 25 in 2007/8. 83
    2. 11th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
    3. 20th most tutors for Classics, with 2 in 2007/8. 0
  10. Wadham College 31

    1. Second most undergraduates studying Classics, with 27 in 2007/8. 94
    2. 28th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
    3. 18th most tutors for Classics, with 2 in 2007/8. 0
  11. Oriel College 30

    1. 16th most undergraduates studying Classics, with 17 in 2007/8. 39
    2. Ninth most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 2. 25
    3. 14th most tutors for Classics, with 3 in 2007/8. 25
  12. St Anne's College 24

    1. Seventh most undergraduates studying Classics, with 23 in 2007/8. 72
    2. 22nd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
    3. 22nd most tutors for Classics, with 2 in 2007/8. 0
  13. St John's College 24

    1. Seventh most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 2. 25
    2. 16th most tutors for Classics, with 3 in 2007/8. 25
    3. 20th most undergraduates studying Classics, with 14 in 2007/8. 22
  14. Exeter College 24

    1. 19th most undergraduates studying Classics, with 16 in 2007/8. 33
    2. 17th most tutors for Classics, with 3 in 2007/8. 25
    3. 18th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  15. Worcester College 23

    1. 15th most undergraduates studying Classics, with 18 in 2007/8. 44
    2. 11th most tutors for Classics, with 3 in 2007/8. 25
    3. 25th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  16. Somerville College 21

    1. 13th most undergraduates studying Classics, with 19 in 2007/8. 50
    2. 16th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
    3. 21st most tutors for Classics, with 2 in 2007/8. 0
  17. St Hugh's College 18

    1. 10th most tutors for Classics, with 3 in 2007/8. 25
    2. 21st most undergraduates studying Classics, with 13 in 2007/8. 17
    3. 12th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  18. Jesus College 11

    1. 18th most undergraduates studying Classics, with 16 in 2007/8. 33
    2. 36th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
    3. 19th most tutors for Classics, with 2 in 2007/8. 0
  19. St Benet's Hall 8

    1. 13th most tutors for Classics, with 3 in 2007/8. 25
    2. 20th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
    3. 22nd most undergraduates studying Classics, with 10 in 2007/8. 0

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