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Ranking of Oxford colleges according to: large number of tutors for history and modern languages, best at university challenge.

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  1. Oriel College 100

    1. The best at University Challenge. 100
    2. Second most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 17 in 2007/8. 100
  2. Balliol College 85

    1. Third best at University Challenge. 96
    2. Seventh most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 14 in 2007/8. 75
  3. Magdalen College 79

    1. Second best at University Challenge. 99
    2. 15th most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 58

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  1. Somerville College 62

    1. Fourth best at University Challenge. 91
    2. 21st most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 9 in 2007/8. 33
  2. St Peter's College 50

    1. The most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 17 in 2007/8. 100
    2. Fifth best at University Challenge. 0
  3. Christ Church 50

    1. Third most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 17 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 29th best at University Challenge. 0
  4. St Catherine's College 46

    1. Fifth most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 16 in 2007/8. 92
    2. 20th best at University Challenge. 0
  5. The Queen's College 46

    1. Fourth most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 16 in 2007/8. 92
    2. 23rd best at University Challenge. 0
  6. Pembroke College 42

    1. Sixth most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 15 in 2007/8. 83
    2. 44th best at University Challenge. 0
  7. Trinity College 33

    1. 10th most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 13 in 2007/8. 67
    2. 19th best at University Challenge. 0
  8. Brasenose College 33

    1. Ninth most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 13 in 2007/8. 67
    2. 32nd best at University Challenge. 0
  9. Hertford College 33

    1. Eighth most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 13 in 2007/8. 67
    2. 27th best at University Challenge. 0
  10. St Hugh's College 29

    1. 12th most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 58
    2. 13th best at University Challenge. 0
  11. St John's College 29

    1. 14th most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 58
    2. 12th best at University Challenge. 0
  12. Wadham College 29

    1. 11th most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 58
    2. 14th best at University Challenge. 0
  13. St Edmund Hall 29

    1. 13th most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 58
    2. Eighth best at University Challenge. 0
  14. Merton College 25

    1. 16th most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 11 in 2007/8. 50
    2. 36th best at University Challenge. 0
  15. St Hilda's College 25

    1. 17th most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 11 in 2007/8. 50
    2. 21st best at University Challenge. 0
  16. Lady Margaret Hall 21

    1. 18th most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 10 in 2007/8. 42
    2. 40th best at University Challenge. 0
  17. New College 17

    1. 20th most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 9 in 2007/8. 33
    2. 37th best at University Challenge. 0
  18. Worcester College 17

    1. 19th most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 9 in 2007/8. 33
    2. 16th best at University Challenge. 0
  19. St Anne's College 17

    1. 22nd most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 9 in 2007/8. 33
    2. Sixth best at University Challenge. 0
  20. Jesus College 13

    1. 24th most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 8 in 2007/8. 25
    2. 34th best at University Challenge. 0
  21. University College 13

    1. 23rd most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 8 in 2007/8. 25
    2. 18th best at University Challenge. 0
  22. Keble College 8

    1. 25th most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 7 in 2007/8. 17
    2. 35th best at University Challenge. 0
  23. Lincoln College 0

    1. 43rd best at University Challenge. 0
    2. 26th most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 5 in 2007/8. 0

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