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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), most nobel prizes or fields medals.

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  1. Magdalen College 59

    1. The most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 8. 100
    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
  2. Balliol College 52

    1. Second most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 7. 88
    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
  3. Corpus Christi College 50

    1. Second most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 12 in 2007/8. 100
    2. Ninth most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 3 in 2007/8. 50
    3. 31st most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0

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  1. University College 47

    1. Fourth most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 7 in 2007/8. 55
    2. Eighth most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 3 in 2007/8. 50
    3. Fifth most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 3. 38
  2. St Hilda's College 43

    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. 23rd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  3. Brasenose College 43

    1. The most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 12 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 15th most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 1 in 2007/8. 17
    3. 19th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  4. St John's College 42

    1. Third most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 5 in 2007/8. 83
    2. Seventh most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 2. 25
    3. 11th most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 3 in 2007/8. 18
  5. Somerville College 41

    1. The most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 6 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 16th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
    3. 17th most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 2 in 2007/8. 9
  6. Trinity College 38

    1. Second most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 5 in 2007/8. 83
    2. 12th most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 3 in 2007/8. 18
    3. 13th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  7. Christ Church 27

    1. Seventh most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 5 in 2007/8. 36
    2. 13th most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 2 in 2007/8. 33
    3. 17th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  8. Lincoln College 27

    1. 11th most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 3 in 2007/8. 50
    2. 15th most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 3 in 2007/8. 18
    3. 14th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  9. New College 26

    1. Fourth most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 4 in 2007/8. 67
    2. 11th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
    3. 23rd most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 1 in 2007/8. 0
  10. Oriel College 26

    1. 12th most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 2 in 2007/8. 33
    2. Ninth most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 2. 25
    3. 13th most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 3 in 2007/8. 18
  11. Merton College 24

    1. Fourth most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 3. 38
    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
  12. Keble College 23

    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. 35th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  13. Exeter College 22

    1. Eighth most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 5 in 2007/8. 36
    2. 18th most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 1 in 2007/8. 17
    3. 18th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  14. St Hugh's College 21

    1. Seventh most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 3 in 2007/8. 50
    2. 12th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
    3. 21st most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 1 in 2007/8. 0
  15. Lady Margaret Hall 15

    1. Fifth most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 6 in 2007/8. 45
    2. 32nd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
    3. 23rd most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  16. St Benet's Hall 9

    1. Ninth most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 4 in 2007/8. 27
    2. 20th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
    3. 22nd most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  17. The Queen's College 9

    1. 20th most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 1 in 2007/8. 17
    2. 19th most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 2 in 2007/8. 9
    3. 42nd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  18. Worcester College 6

    1. 16th most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 1 in 2007/8. 17
    2. 25th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
    3. 20th most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 1 in 2007/8. 0
  19. St Anne's College 6

    1. 19th most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 1 in 2007/8. 17
    2. 22nd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
    3. 22nd most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 1 in 2007/8. 0
  20. Wadham College 3

    1. 18th most tutors for History (Ancient and Modern), with 2 in 2007/8. 9
    2. 28th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
    3. 21st most undergraduates studying History (Ancient and Modern), with 0 in 2007/8. 0

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