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

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  1. Oriel College 64

    1. The best at University Challenge. 100
    2. Fourth most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 13 in 2007/8. 63
    3. Ninth most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 29
  2. Magdalen College 59

    1. Second best at University Challenge. 99
    2. 16th most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 11 in 2007/8. 50
    3. 12th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 29
  3. The Queen's College 52

    1. The most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 7 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 10th most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 56
    3. 23rd best at University Challenge. 0

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  1. Balliol College 47

    1. Third best at University Challenge. 96
    2. 24th most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 8 in 2007/8. 31
    3. 19th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 1 in 2007/8. 14
  2. St Peter's College 47

    1. Fourth most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 5 in 2007/8. 71
    2. Third most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 14 in 2007/8. 69
    3. Fifth best at University Challenge. 0
  3. Brasenose College 45

    1. Second most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 6 in 2007/8. 86
    2. 13th most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 11 in 2007/8. 50
    3. 32nd best at University Challenge. 0
  4. St Anne's College 43

    1. Fifth most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 5 in 2007/8. 71
    2. Ninth most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 56
    3. Sixth best at University Challenge. 0
  5. St Edmund Hall 43

    1. Third most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 5 in 2007/8. 71
    2. Sixth most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 56
    3. Eighth best at University Challenge. 0
  6. Somerville College 41

    1. Fourth best at University Challenge. 91
    2. 22nd most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 8 in 2007/8. 31
    3. 27th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  7. Trinity College 40

    1. Sixth most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 5 in 2007/8. 71
    2. 15th most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 11 in 2007/8. 50
    3. 19th best at University Challenge. 0
  8. Pembroke College 35

    1. Second most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 15 in 2007/8. 75
    2. 11th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 29
    3. 44th best at University Challenge. 0
  9. St Catherine's College 33

    1. The most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 19 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 20th best at University Challenge. 0
    3. 26th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  10. Merton College 32

    1. Seventh most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 4 in 2007/8. 57
    2. 21st most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 9 in 2007/8. 38
    3. 36th best at University Challenge. 0
  11. Exeter College 28

    1. 12th most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 56
    2. 13th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 29
    3. 25th best at University Challenge. 0
  12. St Hilda's College 28

    1. Eighth most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 56
    2. 10th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 29
    3. 21st best at University Challenge. 0
  13. Wadham College 21

    1. 14th most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 11 in 2007/8. 50
    2. 16th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 1 in 2007/8. 14
    3. 14th best at University Challenge. 0
  14. New College 20

    1. 23rd most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 8 in 2007/8. 31
    2. Eighth most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 29
    3. 37th best at University Challenge. 0
  15. Lady Margaret Hall 19

    1. 19th most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 10 in 2007/8. 44
    2. 20th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 1 in 2007/8. 14
    3. 40th best at University Challenge. 0
  16. St Hugh's College 19

    1. 17th most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 10 in 2007/8. 44
    2. 15th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 1 in 2007/8. 14
    3. 13th best at University Challenge. 0
  17. Christ Church 19

    1. Fifth most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 56
    2. 29th best at University Challenge. 0
    3. 22nd most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  18. Hertford College 19

    1. 11th most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 56
    2. 27th best at University Challenge. 0
    3. 24th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  19. St John's College 19

    1. Seventh most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 56
    2. 12th best at University Challenge. 0
    3. 25th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  20. Keble College 18

    1. 14th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 29
    2. 25th most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 7 in 2007/8. 25
    3. 35th best at University Challenge. 0
  21. Worcester College 17

    1. 20th most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 9 in 2007/8. 38
    2. 17th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 1 in 2007/8. 14
    3. 16th best at University Challenge. 0
  22. Jesus College 15

    1. 18th most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 10 in 2007/8. 44
    2. 34th best at University Challenge. 0
    3. 23rd most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  23. Harris Manchester College 5

    1. 18th most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 1 in 2007/8. 14
    2. 28th best at University Challenge. 0
    3. 27th most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 3 in 2007/8. 0
  24. University College 4

    1. 26th most tutors for English and Modern Languages, with 5 in 2007/8. 13
    2. 18th best at University Challenge. 0
    3. 21st most undergraduates studying English and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0

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