Choose Your Oxford College

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

You might like to consider

  1. Somerville College 72

    1. Second most undergraduates studying English, with 36 in 2007/8. 96
    2. Fourth best at University Challenge. 91
    3. 11th most tutors for English, with 3 in 2007/8. 29
  2. 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. Sixth best at University Challenge. 0
  3. Balliol College 56

    1. Third best at University Challenge. 96
    2. 10th most undergraduates studying English, with 27 in 2007/8. 57
    3. 29th most tutors for English, with 2 in 2007/8. 14

Others to think about

  1. Magdalen College 50

    1. Second best at University Challenge. 99
    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. 21st best at University Challenge. 0
  3. St Catherine's College 45

    1. Second most tutors for English, with 7 in 2007/8. 86
    2. 13th most undergraduates studying English, with 25 in 2007/8. 48
    3. 20th best at University Challenge. 0
  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. 44th best at University Challenge. 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. 40th best at University Challenge. 0
  6. Oriel College 43

    1. The best at University Challenge. 100
    2. 22nd most tutors for English, with 3 in 2007/8. 29
    3. 29th most undergraduates studying English, with 14 in 2007/8. 0
  7. 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. 14th best at University Challenge. 0
  8. 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. Eighth best at University Challenge. 0
  9. Christ Church 31

    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. 29th best at University Challenge. 0
  10. 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. 27th best at University Challenge. 0
  11. St Hugh's College 27

    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. 13th best at University Challenge. 0
  12. Exeter College 27

    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. 25th best at University Challenge. 0
  13. 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. Fifth best at University Challenge. 0
  14. New College 25

    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. 37th best at University Challenge. 0
  15. Lincoln College 25

    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. 43rd best at University Challenge. 0
  16. 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 best at University Challenge. 0
  17. 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. 39th best at University Challenge. 0
  18. Merton College 23

    1. 19th most undergraduates studying English, with 23 in 2007/8. 39
    2. 25th most tutors for English, with 3 in 2007/8. 29
    3. 36th best at University Challenge. 0
  19. Brasenose College 22

    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. 32nd best at University Challenge. 0
  20. 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. 34th best at University Challenge. 0
  21. 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. 16th best at University Challenge. 0
  22. Trinity College 18

    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. 19th best at University Challenge. 0
  23. St John's College 17

    1. Seventh most tutors for English, with 4 in 2007/8. 43
    2. 28th most undergraduates studying English, with 16 in 2007/8. 9
    3. 12th best at University Challenge. 0
  24. 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. Ninth best at University Challenge. 0
  25. 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. 30th best at University Challenge. 0
  26. University College 12

    1. 22nd most undergraduates studying English, with 19 in 2007/8. 22
    2. 27th most tutors for English, with 2 in 2007/8. 14
    3. 18th best at University Challenge. 0
  27. Harris Manchester College 0

    1. 28th best at University Challenge. 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

Help & advice

Interpreting the ranking

Please take the rankings with a pinch of salt—they are best used to narrow down your choice rather than tell you the answer!

Make use of the scores, and the breakdown into individual factors, to judge the performance of the colleges more accurately.

We encourage you to read more about interpreting the rankings and make use of other resources to help you with your choice.

Other resources

We have compiled a selection of alternative resources to help you with your choice.

What the scores mean

The score, between 0 and 100, measures how well a college performs relative to other colleges.

The overall score is an average of the scores for each factor.

You can learn more about the scores, and how the rankings work.

Factors you chose

Academic

College environment
  • High percentage:

A bit of fun

Feedback?

Please send us an email.