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

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  1. Balliol College 65

    1. Third best at University Challenge. 96
    2. Fourth most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 3 in 2007/8. 33
  2. Somerville College 57

    1. Fourth best at University Challenge. 91
    2. Eighth most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 2 in 2007/8. 22
  3. Oriel College 56

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

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  1. Pembroke College 50

    1. The most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 9 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 44th best at University Challenge. 0
  2. St John's College 22

    1. Second most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 4 in 2007/8. 44
    2. 12th best at University Challenge. 0
  3. St Anne's College 17

    1. Third most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 3 in 2007/8. 33
    2. Sixth best at University Challenge. 0
  4. Merton College 17

    1. Sixth most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 3 in 2007/8. 33
    2. 36th best at University Challenge. 0
  5. Hertford College 17

    1. Fifth most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 3 in 2007/8. 33
    2. 27th best at University Challenge. 0
  6. New College 11

    1. Seventh most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 2 in 2007/8. 22
    2. 37th best at University Challenge. 0
  7. Brasenose College 6

    1. 11th most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 1 in 2007/8. 11
    2. 32nd best at University Challenge. 0
  8. St Edmund Hall 6

    1. Ninth most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 1 in 2007/8. 11
    2. Eighth best at University Challenge. 0
  9. Wadham College 0

    1. 14th best at University Challenge. 0
    2. 13th most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  10. Worcester College 0

    1. 16th best at University Challenge. 0
    2. 14th most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  11. St Catherine's College 0

    1. 20th best at University Challenge. 0
    2. 12th most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  12. Harris Manchester College 0

    1. 28th best at University Challenge. 0
    2. 16th most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  13. The Queen's College 0

    1. 23rd best at University Challenge. 0
    2. 15th most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  14. St Peter's College 0

    1. Fifth best at University Challenge. 0
    2. 18th most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  15. Jesus College 0

    1. 34th best at University Challenge. 0
    2. 17th most undergraduates studying History and Economics, with 0 in 2007/8. 0

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