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

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  1. Magdalen College 66

    1. Second best at University Challenge. 99
    2. 11th most tutors for History and Politics, with 6 in 2007/8. 50
    3. Third most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 9 in 2007/8. 50
  2. Balliol College 66

    1. Third best at University Challenge. 96
    2. Third most tutors for History and Politics, with 8 in 2007/8. 75
    3. 12th most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 5 in 2007/8. 28
  3. The Queen's College 42

    1. The most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 18 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 23rd most tutors for History and Politics, with 4 in 2007/8. 25
    3. 23rd best at University Challenge. 0

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  1. Pembroke College 42

    1. Fourth most tutors for History and Politics, with 8 in 2007/8. 75
    2. Fourth most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 9 in 2007/8. 50
    3. 44th best at University Challenge. 0
  2. St Peter's College 41

    1. The most tutors for History and Politics, with 10 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 18th most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 4 in 2007/8. 22
    3. Fifth best at University Challenge. 0
  3. Merton College 35

    1. Second most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 10 in 2007/8. 56
    2. 15th most tutors for History and Politics, with 6 in 2007/8. 50
    3. 36th best at University Challenge. 0
  4. St Anne's College 32

    1. Sixth most tutors for History and Politics, with 7 in 2007/8. 63
    2. 10th most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 6 in 2007/8. 33
    3. Sixth best at University Challenge. 0
  5. St Catherine's College 32

    1. Eighth most tutors for History and Politics, with 7 in 2007/8. 63
    2. Eighth most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 6 in 2007/8. 33
    3. 20th best at University Challenge. 0
  6. Christ Church 32

    1. 10th most tutors for History and Politics, with 7 in 2007/8. 63
    2. Sixth most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 6 in 2007/8. 33
    3. 29th best at University Challenge. 0
  7. Corpus Christi College 32

    1. Fifth most tutors for History and Politics, with 7 in 2007/8. 63
    2. Seventh most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 6 in 2007/8. 33
    3. 30th best at University Challenge. 0
  8. Brasenose College 31

    1. Second most tutors for History and Politics, with 9 in 2007/8. 88
    2. 26th most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 1 in 2007/8. 6
    3. 32nd best at University Challenge. 0
  9. New College 26

    1. 13th most tutors for History and Politics, with 6 in 2007/8. 50
    2. 11th most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 5 in 2007/8. 28
    3. 37th best at University Challenge. 0
  10. Lady Margaret Hall 25

    1. Fifth most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 7 in 2007/8. 39
    2. 21st most tutors for History and Politics, with 5 in 2007/8. 38
    3. 40th best at University Challenge. 0
  11. Wadham College 24

    1. 16th most tutors for History and Politics, with 5 in 2007/8. 38
    2. Ninth most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 6 in 2007/8. 33
    3. 14th best at University Challenge. 0
  12. Hertford College 23

    1. Ninth most tutors for History and Politics, with 7 in 2007/8. 63
    2. 27th most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 1 in 2007/8. 6
    3. 27th best at University Challenge. 0
  13. Trinity College 22

    1. 12th most tutors for History and Politics, with 6 in 2007/8. 50
    2. 19th most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 3 in 2007/8. 17
    3. 19th best at University Challenge. 0
  14. St Edmund Hall 22

    1. 14th most tutors for History and Politics, with 6 in 2007/8. 50
    2. 22nd most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 3 in 2007/8. 17
    3. Eighth best at University Challenge. 0
  15. University College 22

    1. 22nd most tutors for History and Politics, with 5 in 2007/8. 38
    2. 15th most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 5 in 2007/8. 28
    3. 18th best at University Challenge. 0
  16. Keble College 22

    1. 19th most tutors for History and Politics, with 5 in 2007/8. 38
    2. 14th most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 5 in 2007/8. 28
    3. 35th best at University Challenge. 0
  17. Mansfield College 22

    1. 18th most tutors for History and Politics, with 5 in 2007/8. 38
    2. 13th most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 5 in 2007/8. 28
    3. 39th best at University Challenge. 0
  18. St Hugh's College 21

    1. Seventh most tutors for History and Politics, with 7 in 2007/8. 63
    2. 13th best at University Challenge. 0
    3. 29th most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  19. St Hilda's College 20

    1. 17th most tutors for History and Politics, with 5 in 2007/8. 38
    2. 17th most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 4 in 2007/8. 22
    3. 21st best at University Challenge. 0
  20. Lincoln College 18

    1. 20th most tutors for History and Politics, with 5 in 2007/8. 38
    2. 21st most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 3 in 2007/8. 17
    3. 43rd best at University Challenge. 0
  21. St John's College 16

    1. 25th most tutors for History and Politics, with 4 in 2007/8. 25
    2. 16th most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 4 in 2007/8. 22
    3. 12th best at University Challenge. 0
  22. Jesus College 14

    1. 24th most tutors for History and Politics, with 4 in 2007/8. 25
    2. 23rd most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 3 in 2007/8. 17
    3. 34th best at University Challenge. 0
  23. Worcester College 6

    1. 26th most tutors for History and Politics, with 3 in 2007/8. 13
    2. 25th most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 1 in 2007/8. 6
    3. 16th best at University Challenge. 0
  24. Regent's Park College 6

    1. 20th most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 3 in 2007/8. 17
    2. Ninth best at University Challenge. 0
    3. 27th most tutors for History and Politics, with 2 in 2007/8. 0
  25. Harris Manchester College 4

    1. 24th most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 2 in 2007/8. 11
    2. 28th best at University Challenge. 0
    3. 28th most tutors for History and Politics, with 2 in 2007/8. 0
  26. St Benet's Hall 0

    1. 11th best at University Challenge. 0
    2. 29th most tutors for History and Politics, with 2 in 2007/8. 0
    3. 28th most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 0 in 2007/8. 0

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