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Ranking of Oxford colleges according to: large number of undergraduates studying english, large number of tutors for english, large endowment income.

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  1. St Anne's College 71

    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. 23rd largest endowment income, £1,154,720 in 2005/6. 12
  2. Christ Church 61

    1. Second largest endowment income, £8,126,678 in 2005/6. 90
    2. Seventh most undergraduates studying English, with 29 in 2007/8. 65
    3. 20th most tutors for English, with 3 in 2007/8. 29
  3. St Hilda's College 51

    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. 26th largest endowment income, £934,354 in 2005/6. 10

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  1. St John's College 51

    1. The largest endowment income, £9,058,005 in 2005/6. 100
    2. Seventh most tutors for English, with 4 in 2007/8. 43
    3. 28th most undergraduates studying English, with 16 in 2007/8. 9
  2. St Catherine's College 47

    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. 29th largest endowment income, £618,070 in 2005/6. 6
  3. Lady Margaret Hall 46

    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. 27th largest endowment income, £917,821 in 2005/6. 9
  4. 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. 19th largest endowment income, £1,321,516 in 2005/6. 14
  5. Pembroke College 46

    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. 32nd largest endowment income, £470,210 in 2005/6. 4
  6. Wadham College 40

    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. 20th largest endowment income, £1,293,320 in 2005/6. 14
  7. Jesus College 40

    1. Fourth largest endowment income, £5,016,515 in 2005/6. 55
    2. Eighth most tutors for English, with 4 in 2007/8. 43
    3. 24th most undergraduates studying English, with 19 in 2007/8. 22
  8. Merton College 38

    1. Seventh largest endowment income, £4,193,333 in 2005/6. 46
    2. 19th most undergraduates studying English, with 23 in 2007/8. 39
    3. 25th most tutors for English, with 3 in 2007/8. 29
  9. New College 37

    1. 15th most undergraduates studying English, with 25 in 2007/8. 48
    2. Ninth largest endowment income, £3,257,592 in 2005/6. 35
    3. 18th most tutors for English, with 3 in 2007/8. 29
  10. St Edmund Hall 36

    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. 25th largest endowment income, £938,544 in 2005/6. 10
  11. Lincoln College 33

    1. Eighth most undergraduates studying English, with 28 in 2007/8. 61
    2. 14th largest endowment income, £2,160,782 in 2005/6. 23
    3. 28th most tutors for English, with 2 in 2007/8. 14
  12. Balliol College 33

    1. 10th most undergraduates studying English, with 27 in 2007/8. 57
    2. 12th largest endowment income, £2,497,476 in 2005/6. 27
    3. 29th most tutors for English, with 2 in 2007/8. 14
  13. Magdalen College 32

    1. Sixth largest endowment income, £4,218,036 in 2005/6. 46
    2. 23rd most tutors for English, with 3 in 2007/8. 29
    3. 25th most undergraduates studying English, with 19 in 2007/8. 22
  14. Brasenose College 32

    1. Sixth most tutors for English, with 4 in 2007/8. 43
    2. 11th largest endowment income, £2,870,831 in 2005/6. 31
    3. 23rd most undergraduates studying English, with 19 in 2007/8. 22
  15. Hertford College 32

    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. 21st largest endowment income, £1,254,674 in 2005/6. 13
  16. Exeter College 32

    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 largest endowment income, £1,325,323 in 2005/6. 14
  17. St Peter's College 29

    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. 28th largest endowment income, £906,032 in 2005/6. 9
  18. St Hugh's College 29

    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. 31st largest endowment income, £513,585 in 2005/6. 5
  19. Keble College 26

    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. 30th largest endowment income, £590,482 in 2005/6. 6
  20. University College 25

    1. Eighth largest endowment income, £3,685,982 in 2005/6. 40
    2. 22nd most undergraduates studying English, with 19 in 2007/8. 22
    3. 27th most tutors for English, with 2 in 2007/8. 14
  21. Worcester College 25

    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. 17th largest endowment income, £1,539,246 in 2005/6. 16
  22. Mansfield College 24

    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. 34th largest endowment income, £388,316 in 2005/6. 4
  23. Trinity College 24

    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. 16th largest endowment income, £1,558,609 in 2005/6. 17
  24. Oriel College 21

    1. 10th largest endowment income, £3,190,586 in 2005/6. 35
    2. 22nd most tutors for English, with 3 in 2007/8. 29
    3. 29th most undergraduates studying English, with 14 in 2007/8. 0
  25. Corpus Christi College 20

    1. 24th most tutors for English, with 3 in 2007/8. 29
    2. 13th largest endowment income, £2,162,656 in 2005/6. 23
    3. 27th most undergraduates studying English, with 16 in 2007/8. 9
  26. Harris Manchester College 0

    1. 35th largest endowment income, £66,657 in 2005/6. 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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