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

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  1. St Anne's College 67

    1. The most undergraduates studying English, with 37 in 2007/8. 100
    2. The most tutors for English, with 8 in 2007/8. 100
    3. 22nd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  2. St Catherine's College 61

    1. Second most tutors for English, with 7 in 2007/8. 86
    2. Third most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 4. 50
    3. 13th most undergraduates studying English, with 25 in 2007/8. 48
  3. Balliol College 53

    1. Second most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 7. 88
    2. 10th most undergraduates studying English, with 27 in 2007/8. 57
    3. 29th most tutors for English, with 2 in 2007/8. 14

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  1. Magdalen College 50

    1. The most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 8. 100
    2. 23rd most tutors for English, with 3 in 2007/8. 29
    3. 25th most undergraduates studying English, with 19 in 2007/8. 22
  2. St Hilda's College 48

    1. Fourth most undergraduates studying English, with 34 in 2007/8. 87
    2. Fourth most tutors for English, with 5 in 2007/8. 57
    3. 23rd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  3. Somerville College 46

    1. Second most undergraduates studying English, with 36 in 2007/8. 96
    2. 11th most tutors for English, with 3 in 2007/8. 29
    3. 16th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  4. Pembroke College 44

    1. Third most tutors for English, with 6 in 2007/8. 71
    2. Ninth most undergraduates studying English, with 28 in 2007/8. 61
    3. 43rd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  5. Lady Margaret Hall 43

    1. Third most undergraduates studying English, with 34 in 2007/8. 87
    2. Fifth most tutors for English, with 4 in 2007/8. 43
    3. 32nd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  6. Wadham College 36

    1. Fifth most undergraduates studying English, with 32 in 2007/8. 78
    2. 14th most tutors for English, with 3 in 2007/8. 29
    3. 28th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  7. Christ Church 35

    1. Seventh most undergraduates studying English, with 29 in 2007/8. 65
    2. 20th most tutors for English, with 3 in 2007/8. 29
    3. 17th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  8. Merton College 35

    1. 19th most undergraduates studying English, with 23 in 2007/8. 39
    2. Fourth most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 3. 38
    3. 25th most tutors for English, with 3 in 2007/8. 29
  9. St Edmund Hall 33

    1. Sixth most undergraduates studying English, with 30 in 2007/8. 70
    2. 12th most tutors for English, with 3 in 2007/8. 29
    3. 40th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  10. St Hugh's College 31

    1. 11th most undergraduates studying English, with 26 in 2007/8. 52
    2. 13th most tutors for English, with 3 in 2007/8. 29
    3. 12th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  11. Exeter College 31

    1. 12th most undergraduates studying English, with 26 in 2007/8. 52
    2. 21st most tutors for English, with 3 in 2007/8. 29
    3. 18th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  12. New College 30

    1. 15th most undergraduates studying English, with 25 in 2007/8. 48
    2. 18th most tutors for English, with 3 in 2007/8. 29
    3. 11th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  13. Lincoln College 29

    1. Eighth most undergraduates studying English, with 28 in 2007/8. 61
    2. 28th most tutors for English, with 2 in 2007/8. 14
    3. 14th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  14. Hertford College 27

    1. Ninth most tutors for English, with 4 in 2007/8. 43
    2. 17th most undergraduates studying English, with 23 in 2007/8. 39
    3. 33rd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  15. Brasenose College 26

    1. Sixth most tutors for English, with 4 in 2007/8. 43
    2. 23rd most undergraduates studying English, with 19 in 2007/8. 22
    3. 19th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  16. St John's College 26

    1. Seventh most tutors for English, with 4 in 2007/8. 43
    2. Seventh most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 2. 25
    3. 28th most undergraduates studying English, with 16 in 2007/8. 9
  17. St Peter's College 25

    1. 14th most undergraduates studying English, with 25 in 2007/8. 48
    2. 10th most tutors for English, with 3 in 2007/8. 29
    3. 30th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  18. University College 25

    1. Fifth most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 3. 38
    2. 22nd most undergraduates studying English, with 19 in 2007/8. 22
    3. 27th most tutors for English, with 2 in 2007/8. 14
  19. Keble College 24

    1. 16th most undergraduates studying English, with 24 in 2007/8. 43
    2. 19th most tutors for English, with 3 in 2007/8. 29
    3. 35th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  20. Mansfield College 23

    1. 18th most undergraduates studying English, with 23 in 2007/8. 39
    2. 26th most tutors for English, with 3 in 2007/8. 29
    3. 37th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  21. Trinity College 22

    1. 15th most tutors for English, with 3 in 2007/8. 29
    2. 21st most undergraduates studying English, with 20 in 2007/8. 26
    3. 13th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  22. Jesus College 22

    1. Eighth most tutors for English, with 4 in 2007/8. 43
    2. 24th most undergraduates studying English, with 19 in 2007/8. 22
    3. 36th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  23. Worcester College 20

    1. 20th most undergraduates studying English, with 21 in 2007/8. 30
    2. 17th most tutors for English, with 3 in 2007/8. 29
    3. 25th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  24. Oriel College 18

    1. 22nd most tutors for English, with 3 in 2007/8. 29
    2. Ninth most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 2. 25
    3. 29th most undergraduates studying English, with 14 in 2007/8. 0
  25. Regent's Park College 14

    1. 16th most tutors for English, with 3 in 2007/8. 29
    2. 26th most undergraduates studying English, with 17 in 2007/8. 13
    3. 41st most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  26. Corpus Christi College 12

    1. 24th most tutors for English, with 3 in 2007/8. 29
    2. 27th most undergraduates studying English, with 16 in 2007/8. 9
    3. 31st most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  27. Harris Manchester College 0

    1. 39th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
    2. 30th most tutors for English, with 1 in 2007/8. 0
    3. 30th most undergraduates studying English, with 14 in 2007/8. 0

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