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Ranking of Oxford colleges according to: large number of undergraduates studying english and modern languages, most nobel prizes or fields medals.

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  1. Magdalen College 64

    1. The most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 8. 100
    2. 12th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 29
  2. Balliol College 51

    1. Second most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 7. 88
    2. 19th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 1 in 2007/8. 14
  3. The Queen's College 50

    1. The most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 7 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 42nd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0

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  1. Brasenose College 49

    1. Second most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 6 in 2007/8. 86
    2. 19th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  2. Merton College 47

    1. Seventh most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 4 in 2007/8. 57
    2. Fourth most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 3. 38
  3. Trinity College 42

    1. Sixth most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 5 in 2007/8. 71
    2. 13th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  4. St Peter's College 36

    1. Fourth most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 5 in 2007/8. 71
    2. 30th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  5. St Anne's College 36

    1. Fifth most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 5 in 2007/8. 71
    2. 22nd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  6. St Edmund Hall 36

    1. Third most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 5 in 2007/8. 71
    2. 40th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  7. Oriel College 27

    1. Ninth most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 29
    2. Ninth most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 2. 25
  8. St Catherine's College 25

    1. Third most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 4. 50
    2. 26th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  9. Exeter College 21

    1. 13th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 29
    2. 18th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  10. New College 21

    1. Eighth most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 29
    2. 11th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  11. University College 19

    1. Fifth most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 3. 38
    2. 21st most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  12. St Hilda's College 14

    1. 10th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 29
    2. 23rd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  13. Pembroke College 14

    1. 11th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 29
    2. 43rd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  14. Keble College 14

    1. 14th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 29
    2. 35th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  15. St Hugh's College 13

    1. 15th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 1 in 2007/8. 14
    2. 12th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  16. St John's College 13

    1. Seventh most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 2. 25
    2. 25th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  17. Worcester College 7

    1. 17th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 1 in 2007/8. 14
    2. 25th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  18. Harris Manchester College 7

    1. 18th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 1 in 2007/8. 14
    2. 39th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  19. Lady Margaret Hall 7

    1. 20th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 1 in 2007/8. 14
    2. 32nd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  20. Wadham College 7

    1. 16th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 1 in 2007/8. 14
    2. 28th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  21. Christ Church 6

    1. 17th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
    2. 22nd most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  22. Somerville College 6

    1. 16th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
    2. 27th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  23. Jesus College 0

    1. 36th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
    2. 23rd most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  24. Hertford College 0

    1. 33rd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
    2. 24th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0

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