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

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  1. Oriel College 81

    1. The best at University Challenge. 100
    2. Second most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 17 in 2007/8. 100
    3. Seventh most undergraduates studying History and Modern Languages, with 3 in 2007/8. 43
  2. Magdalen College 76

    1. Second best at University Challenge. 99
    2. Second most undergraduates studying History and Modern Languages, with 5 in 2007/8. 71
    3. 15th most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 58
  3. Balliol College 71

    1. Third best at University Challenge. 96
    2. Seventh most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 14 in 2007/8. 75
    3. Eighth most undergraduates studying History and Modern Languages, with 3 in 2007/8. 43

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  1. Hertford College 56

    1. The most undergraduates studying History and Modern Languages, with 7 in 2007/8. 100
    2. Eighth most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 13 in 2007/8. 67
    3. 27th best at University Challenge. 0
  2. Somerville College 51

    1. Fourth best at University Challenge. 91
    2. 21st most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 9 in 2007/8. 33
    3. 11th most undergraduates studying History and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 29
  3. St Catherine's College 40

    1. Fifth most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 16 in 2007/8. 92
    2. 14th most undergraduates studying History and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 29
    3. 20th best at University Challenge. 0
  4. The Queen's College 40

    1. Fourth most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 16 in 2007/8. 92
    2. 15th most undergraduates studying History and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 29
    3. 23rd best at University Challenge. 0
  5. Wadham College 38

    1. 11th most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 58
    2. Fourth most undergraduates studying History and Modern Languages, with 4 in 2007/8. 57
    3. 14th best at University Challenge. 0
  6. St John's College 38

    1. 14th most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 58
    2. Fifth most undergraduates studying History and Modern Languages, with 4 in 2007/8. 57
    3. 12th best at University Challenge. 0
  7. St Peter's College 38

    1. The most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 17 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 24th most undergraduates studying History and Modern Languages, with 1 in 2007/8. 14
    3. Fifth best at University Challenge. 0
  8. Christ Church 33

    1. Third most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 17 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 29th best at University Challenge. 0
    3. 25th most undergraduates studying History and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  9. Pembroke College 33

    1. Sixth most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 15 in 2007/8. 83
    2. 20th most undergraduates studying History and Modern Languages, with 1 in 2007/8. 14
    3. 44th best at University Challenge. 0
  10. Jesus College 32

    1. Third most undergraduates studying History and Modern Languages, with 5 in 2007/8. 71
    2. 24th most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 8 in 2007/8. 25
    3. 34th best at University Challenge. 0
  11. Trinity College 32

    1. 10th most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 13 in 2007/8. 67
    2. 17th most undergraduates studying History and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 29
    3. 19th best at University Challenge. 0
  12. Brasenose College 32

    1. Ninth most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 13 in 2007/8. 67
    2. 13th most undergraduates studying History and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 29
    3. 32nd best at University Challenge. 0
  13. Merton College 31

    1. 16th most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 11 in 2007/8. 50
    2. Ninth most undergraduates studying History and Modern Languages, with 3 in 2007/8. 43
    3. 36th best at University Challenge. 0
  14. St Hilda's College 26

    1. 17th most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 11 in 2007/8. 50
    2. 12th most undergraduates studying History and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 29
    3. 21st best at University Challenge. 0
  15. New College 25

    1. Sixth most undergraduates studying History and Modern Languages, with 3 in 2007/8. 43
    2. 20th most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 9 in 2007/8. 33
    3. 37th best at University Challenge. 0
  16. St Edmund Hall 24

    1. 13th most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 58
    2. 23rd most undergraduates studying History and Modern Languages, with 1 in 2007/8. 14
    3. Eighth best at University Challenge. 0
  17. St Hugh's College 24

    1. 12th most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 58
    2. 19th most undergraduates studying History and Modern Languages, with 1 in 2007/8. 14
    3. 13th best at University Challenge. 0
  18. Worcester College 21

    1. 19th most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 9 in 2007/8. 33
    2. 16th most undergraduates studying History and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 29
    3. 16th best at University Challenge. 0
  19. Keble College 20

    1. 10th most undergraduates studying History and Modern Languages, with 3 in 2007/8. 43
    2. 25th most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 7 in 2007/8. 17
    3. 35th best at University Challenge. 0
  20. St Anne's College 16

    1. 22nd most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 9 in 2007/8. 33
    2. 22nd most undergraduates studying History and Modern Languages, with 1 in 2007/8. 14
    3. Sixth best at University Challenge. 0
  21. Lady Margaret Hall 14

    1. 18th most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 10 in 2007/8. 42
    2. 40th best at University Challenge. 0
    3. 26th most undergraduates studying History and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  22. University College 13

    1. 23rd most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 8 in 2007/8. 25
    2. 18th most undergraduates studying History and Modern Languages, with 1 in 2007/8. 14
    3. 18th best at University Challenge. 0
  23. Lincoln College 5

    1. 21st most undergraduates studying History and Modern Languages, with 1 in 2007/8. 14
    2. 43rd best at University Challenge. 0
    3. 26th most tutors for History and Modern Languages, with 5 in 2007/8. 0

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