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

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  1. Balliol College 66

    1. Third best at University Challenge. 96
    2. Fourth most tutors for History and Economics, with 9 in 2007/8. 70
    3. Fourth most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 3 in 2007/8. 33
  2. Pembroke College 63

    1. The most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 9 in 2007/8. 100
    2. Second most tutors for History and Economics, with 11 in 2007/8. 90
    3. 44th best at University Challenge. 0
  3. Oriel College 60

    1. The best at University Challenge. 100
    2. Fifth most tutors for History and Economics, with 9 in 2007/8. 70
    3. 10th most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 1 in 2007/8. 11

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  1. Somerville College 44

    1. Fourth best at University Challenge. 91
    2. Eighth most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 2 in 2007/8. 22
    3. 17th most tutors for History and Economics, with 4 in 2007/8. 20
  2. Brasenose College 37

    1. The most tutors for History and Economics, with 12 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 11th most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 1 in 2007/8. 11
    3. 32nd best at University Challenge. 0
  3. Hertford College 28

    1. Seventh most tutors for History and Economics, with 7 in 2007/8. 50
    2. Fifth most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 3 in 2007/8. 33
    3. 27th best at University Challenge. 0
  4. St Catherine's College 27

    1. Third most tutors for History and Economics, with 10 in 2007/8. 80
    2. 20th best at University Challenge. 0
    3. 12th most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  5. Merton College 24

    1. Ninth most tutors for History and Economics, with 6 in 2007/8. 40
    2. Sixth most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 3 in 2007/8. 33
    3. 36th best at University Challenge. 0
  6. St John's College 21

    1. Second most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 4 in 2007/8. 44
    2. 16th most tutors for History and Economics, with 4 in 2007/8. 20
    3. 12th best at University Challenge. 0
  7. St Anne's College 21

    1. Third most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 3 in 2007/8. 33
    2. 11th most tutors for History and Economics, with 5 in 2007/8. 30
    3. Sixth best at University Challenge. 0
  8. New College 21

    1. 10th most tutors for History and Economics, with 6 in 2007/8. 40
    2. Seventh most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 2 in 2007/8. 22
    3. 37th best at University Challenge. 0
  9. St Peter's College 20

    1. Sixth most tutors for History and Economics, with 8 in 2007/8. 60
    2. Fifth best at University Challenge. 0
    3. 18th most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  10. St Edmund Hall 17

    1. Eighth most tutors for History and Economics, with 6 in 2007/8. 40
    2. Ninth most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 1 in 2007/8. 11
    3. Eighth best at University Challenge. 0
  11. Wadham College 7

    1. 12th most tutors for History and Economics, with 4 in 2007/8. 20
    2. 14th best at University Challenge. 0
    3. 13th most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  12. Worcester College 7

    1. 13th most tutors for History and Economics, with 4 in 2007/8. 20
    2. 16th best at University Challenge. 0
    3. 14th most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  13. The Queen's College 7

    1. 14th most tutors for History and Economics, with 4 in 2007/8. 20
    2. 23rd best at University Challenge. 0
    3. 15th most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  14. Jesus College 7

    1. 15th most tutors for History and Economics, with 4 in 2007/8. 20
    2. 34th best at University Challenge. 0
    3. 17th most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  15. Harris Manchester College 0

    1. 28th best at University Challenge. 0
    2. 18th most tutors for History and Economics, with 2 in 2007/8. 0
    3. 16th most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 0 in 2007/8. 0

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