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Ranking of Oxford colleges according to: large number of undergraduates studying history and economics, most nobel prizes or fields medals.

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  1. Balliol College 60

    1. Second most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 7. 88
    2. Fourth most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 3 in 2007/8. 33
  2. Pembroke College 50

    1. The most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 9 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 43rd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  3. Merton College 35

    1. Fourth most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 3. 38
    2. Sixth most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 3 in 2007/8. 33

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  1. St John's College 35

    1. Second most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 4 in 2007/8. 44
    2. Seventh most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 2. 25
  2. St Catherine's College 25

    1. Third most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 4. 50
    2. 12th most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  3. Oriel College 18

    1. Ninth most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 2. 25
    2. 10th most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 1 in 2007/8. 11
  4. Somerville College 17

    1. Eighth most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 2 in 2007/8. 22
    2. 16th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  5. New College 17

    1. Seventh most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 2 in 2007/8. 22
    2. 11th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  6. Hertford College 17

    1. Fifth most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 3 in 2007/8. 33
    2. 33rd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  7. St Anne's College 17

    1. Third most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 3 in 2007/8. 33
    2. 22nd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  8. Brasenose College 12

    1. 19th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
    2. 11th most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 1 in 2007/8. 11
  9. St Edmund Hall 6

    1. Ninth most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 1 in 2007/8. 11
    2. 40th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  10. Worcester College 0

    1. 25th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
    2. 14th most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  11. Wadham College 0

    1. 28th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
    2. 13th most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  12. The Queen's College 0

    1. 42nd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
    2. 15th most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  13. Harris Manchester College 0

    1. 39th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
    2. 16th most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  14. Jesus College 0

    1. 36th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
    2. 17th most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  15. St Peter's College 0

    1. 30th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
    2. 18th most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 0 in 2007/8. 0

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