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Ranking of Oxford colleges according to: large number of undergraduates studying history (ancient and modern), large number of tutors for history (ancient and modern), old college.

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  1. Corpus Christi College 71

    1. Second most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 12 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 14th oldest, founded 1517. 62
    3. Ninth most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 3 in 2007/8. 50
  2. University College 67

    1. Second oldest, founded 1249. 96
    2. Fourth most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 7 in 2007/8. 55
    3. Eighth most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 3 in 2007/8. 50
  3. Brasenose College 60

    1. The most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 12 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 13th oldest, founded 1509. 63
    3. 15th most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 1 in 2007/8. 17

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  1. Balliol College 54

    1. Third oldest, founded 1263. 95
    2. 10th most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 3 in 2007/8. 50
    3. 16th most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 3 in 2007/8. 18
  2. Trinity College 53

    1. Second most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 5 in 2007/8. 83
    2. 16th oldest, founded 1554. 57
    3. 12th most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 3 in 2007/8. 18
  3. St John's College 53

    1. Third most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 5 in 2007/8. 83
    2. 17th oldest, founded 1555. 57
    3. 11th most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 3 in 2007/8. 18
  4. Magdalen College 49

    1. 12th oldest, founded 1458. 69
    2. Sixth most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 3 in 2007/8. 50
    3. 10th most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 4 in 2007/8. 27
  5. New College 49

    1. Ninth oldest, founded 1379. 79
    2. Fourth most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 4 in 2007/8. 67
    3. 23rd most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 1 in 2007/8. 0
  6. St Hilda's College 48

    1. Fifth most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 4 in 2007/8. 67
    2. Third most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 8 in 2007/8. 64
    3. 33rd oldest, founded 1893. 13
  7. Lincoln College 47

    1. 10th oldest, founded 1427. 73
    2. 11th most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 3 in 2007/8. 50
    3. 15th most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 3 in 2007/8. 18
  8. Exeter College 47

    1. Sixth oldest, founded 1314. 88
    2. Eighth most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 5 in 2007/8. 36
    3. 18th most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 1 in 2007/8. 17
  9. Oriel College 46

    1. Seventh oldest, founded 1326. 86
    2. 12th most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 2 in 2007/8. 33
    3. 13th most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 3 in 2007/8. 18
  10. Merton College 43

    1. Fourth oldest, founded 1264. 94
    2. 14th most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 3 in 2007/8. 18
    3. 17th most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 1 in 2007/8. 17
  11. Christ Church 42

    1. 15th oldest, founded 1546. 58
    2. Seventh most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 5 in 2007/8. 36
    3. 13th most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 2 in 2007/8. 33
  12. Somerville College 41

    1. The most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 6 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 28th oldest, founded 1879. 14
    3. 17th most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 2 in 2007/8. 9
  13. The Queen's College 37

    1. Eighth oldest, founded 1341. 84
    2. 20th most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 1 in 2007/8. 17
    3. 19th most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 2 in 2007/8. 9
  14. Keble College 28

    1. Sixth most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 5 in 2007/8. 36
    2. 14th most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 2 in 2007/8. 33
    3. 24th oldest, founded 1870. 16
  15. St Hugh's College 21

    1. Seventh most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 3 in 2007/8. 50
    2. 30th oldest, founded 1886. 14
    3. 21st most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 1 in 2007/8. 0
  16. Lady Margaret Hall 20

    1. Fifth most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 6 in 2007/8. 45
    2. 27th oldest, founded 1878. 15
    3. 23rd most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  17. Wadham College 20

    1. 19th oldest, founded 1610. 49
    2. 18th most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 2 in 2007/8. 9
    3. 21st most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  18. Worcester College 18

    1. 21st oldest, founded 1714. 36
    2. 16th most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 1 in 2007/8. 17
    3. 20th most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 1 in 2007/8. 0
  19. St Benet's Hall 13

    1. Ninth most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 4 in 2007/8. 27
    2. 35th oldest, founded 1897. 12
    3. 22nd most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  20. St Anne's College 10

    1. 19th most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 1 in 2007/8. 17
    2. 29th oldest, founded 1879. 14
    3. 22nd most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 1 in 2007/8. 0

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