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

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  1. Balliol College 92

    1. Third best at University Challenge. 96
    2. Fourth most undergraduates studying Classics, with 26 in 2007/8. 89
  2. Magdalen College 85

    1. Second best at University Challenge. 99
    2. Eighth most undergraduates studying Classics, with 23 in 2007/8. 72
  3. Somerville College 71

    1. Fourth best at University Challenge. 91
    2. 13th most undergraduates studying Classics, with 19 in 2007/8. 50

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  1. Oriel College 69

    1. The best at University Challenge. 100
    2. 16th most undergraduates studying Classics, with 17 in 2007/8. 39
  2. Brasenose College 50

    1. The most undergraduates studying Classics, with 28 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 32nd best at University Challenge. 0
  3. Wadham College 47

    1. Second most undergraduates studying Classics, with 27 in 2007/8. 94
    2. 14th best at University Challenge. 0
  4. St Hilda's College 44

    1. Third most undergraduates studying Classics, with 26 in 2007/8. 89
    2. 21st best at University Challenge. 0
  5. New College 42

    1. Sixth most undergraduates studying Classics, with 25 in 2007/8. 83
    2. 37th best at University Challenge. 0
  6. Corpus Christi College 42

    1. Fifth most undergraduates studying Classics, with 25 in 2007/8. 83
    2. 30th best at University Challenge. 0
  7. Lady Margaret Hall 36

    1. Ninth most undergraduates studying Classics, with 23 in 2007/8. 72
    2. 40th best at University Challenge. 0
  8. St Anne's College 36

    1. Seventh most undergraduates studying Classics, with 23 in 2007/8. 72
    2. Sixth best at University Challenge. 0
  9. Christ Church 33

    1. 10th most undergraduates studying Classics, with 22 in 2007/8. 67
    2. 29th best at University Challenge. 0
  10. Trinity College 31

    1. 11th most undergraduates studying Classics, with 21 in 2007/8. 61
    2. 19th best at University Challenge. 0
  11. University College 28

    1. 12th most undergraduates studying Classics, with 20 in 2007/8. 56
    2. 18th best at University Challenge. 0
  12. The Queen's College 25

    1. 14th most undergraduates studying Classics, with 19 in 2007/8. 50
    2. 23rd best at University Challenge. 0
  13. Worcester College 22

    1. 15th most undergraduates studying Classics, with 18 in 2007/8. 44
    2. 16th best at University Challenge. 0
  14. Merton College 19

    1. 17th most undergraduates studying Classics, with 17 in 2007/8. 39
    2. 36th best at University Challenge. 0
  15. Jesus College 17

    1. 18th most undergraduates studying Classics, with 16 in 2007/8. 33
    2. 34th best at University Challenge. 0
  16. Exeter College 17

    1. 19th most undergraduates studying Classics, with 16 in 2007/8. 33
    2. 25th best at University Challenge. 0
  17. St John's College 11

    1. 20th most undergraduates studying Classics, with 14 in 2007/8. 22
    2. 12th best at University Challenge. 0
  18. St Hugh's College 8

    1. 21st most undergraduates studying Classics, with 13 in 2007/8. 17
    2. 13th best at University Challenge. 0
  19. St Benet's Hall 0

    1. 11th best at University Challenge. 0
    2. 22nd most undergraduates studying Classics, with 10 in 2007/8. 0

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