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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, large endowment income.

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  1. Pembroke College 65

    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. 32nd largest endowment income, £470,210 in 2005/6. 4
  2. St John's College 55

    1. The largest endowment income, £9,058,005 in 2005/6. 100
    2. Second most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 4 in 2007/8. 44
    3. 16th most tutors for History and Economics, with 4 in 2007/8. 20
  3. Brasenose College 47

    1. The most tutors for History and Economics, with 12 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 11th largest endowment income, £2,870,831 in 2005/6. 31
    3. 11th most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 1 in 2007/8. 11

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  1. Balliol College 43

    1. Fourth most tutors for History and Economics, with 9 in 2007/8. 70
    2. Fourth most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 3 in 2007/8. 33
    3. 12th largest endowment income, £2,497,476 in 2005/6. 27
  2. Merton College 40

    1. Seventh largest endowment income, £4,193,333 in 2005/6. 46
    2. Ninth most tutors for History and Economics, with 6 in 2007/8. 40
    3. Sixth most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 3 in 2007/8. 33
  3. Oriel College 39

    1. Fifth most tutors for History and Economics, with 9 in 2007/8. 70
    2. 10th largest endowment income, £3,190,586 in 2005/6. 35
    3. 10th most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 1 in 2007/8. 11
  4. New College 33

    1. 10th most tutors for History and Economics, with 6 in 2007/8. 40
    2. Ninth largest endowment income, £3,257,592 in 2005/6. 35
    3. Seventh most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 2 in 2007/8. 22
  5. Hertford College 32

    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. 21st largest endowment income, £1,254,674 in 2005/6. 13
  6. St Catherine's College 29

    1. Third most tutors for History and Economics, with 10 in 2007/8. 80
    2. 29th largest endowment income, £618,070 in 2005/6. 6
    3. 12th most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  7. St Anne's College 25

    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. 23rd largest endowment income, £1,154,720 in 2005/6. 12
  8. Jesus College 25

    1. Fourth largest endowment income, £5,016,515 in 2005/6. 55
    2. 15th most tutors for History and Economics, with 4 in 2007/8. 20
    3. 17th most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  9. St Peter's College 23

    1. Sixth most tutors for History and Economics, with 8 in 2007/8. 60
    2. 28th largest endowment income, £906,032 in 2005/6. 9
    3. 18th most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  10. St Edmund Hall 20

    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. 25th largest endowment income, £938,544 in 2005/6. 10
  11. Somerville College 19

    1. Eighth most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 2 in 2007/8. 22
    2. 17th most tutors for History and Economics, with 4 in 2007/8. 20
    3. 19th largest endowment income, £1,321,516 in 2005/6. 14
  12. The Queen's College 14

    1. 15th largest endowment income, £2,025,847 in 2005/6. 22
    2. 14th most tutors for History and Economics, with 4 in 2007/8. 20
    3. 15th most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  13. Worcester College 12

    1. 13th most tutors for History and Economics, with 4 in 2007/8. 20
    2. 17th largest endowment income, £1,539,246 in 2005/6. 16
    3. 14th most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  14. Wadham College 11

    1. 12th most tutors for History and Economics, with 4 in 2007/8. 20
    2. 20th largest endowment income, £1,293,320 in 2005/6. 14
    3. 13th most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  15. Harris Manchester College 0

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