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

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  1. Magdalen College 74

    1. Second best at University Challenge. 99
    2. Third most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 9 in 2007/8. 50
  2. Balliol College 62

    1. Third best at University Challenge. 96
    2. 12th most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 5 in 2007/8. 28
  3. The Queen's College 50

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

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  1. Merton College 28

    1. Second most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 10 in 2007/8. 56
    2. 36th best at University Challenge. 0
  2. Pembroke College 25

    1. Fourth most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 9 in 2007/8. 50
    2. 44th best at University Challenge. 0
  3. Lady Margaret Hall 19

    1. Fifth most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 7 in 2007/8. 39
    2. 40th best at University Challenge. 0
  4. Corpus Christi College 17

    1. Seventh most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 6 in 2007/8. 33
    2. 30th best at University Challenge. 0
  5. Christ Church 17

    1. Sixth most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 6 in 2007/8. 33
    2. 29th best at University Challenge. 0
  6. St Catherine's College 17

    1. Eighth most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 6 in 2007/8. 33
    2. 20th best at University Challenge. 0
  7. St Anne's College 17

    1. 10th most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 6 in 2007/8. 33
    2. Sixth best at University Challenge. 0
  8. Wadham College 17

    1. Ninth most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 6 in 2007/8. 33
    2. 14th best at University Challenge. 0
  9. New College 14

    1. 11th most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 5 in 2007/8. 28
    2. 37th best at University Challenge. 0
  10. Mansfield College 14

    1. 13th most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 5 in 2007/8. 28
    2. 39th best at University Challenge. 0
  11. University College 14

    1. 15th most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 5 in 2007/8. 28
    2. 18th best at University Challenge. 0
  12. Keble College 14

    1. 14th most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 5 in 2007/8. 28
    2. 35th best at University Challenge. 0
  13. St John's College 11

    1. 16th most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 4 in 2007/8. 22
    2. 12th best at University Challenge. 0
  14. St Hilda's College 11

    1. 17th most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 4 in 2007/8. 22
    2. 21st best at University Challenge. 0
  15. St Peter's College 11

    1. 18th most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 4 in 2007/8. 22
    2. Fifth best at University Challenge. 0
  16. Trinity College 8

    1. 19th most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 3 in 2007/8. 17
    2. 19th best at University Challenge. 0
  17. Regent's Park College 8

    1. 20th most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 3 in 2007/8. 17
    2. Ninth best at University Challenge. 0
  18. St Edmund Hall 8

    1. 22nd most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 3 in 2007/8. 17
    2. Eighth best at University Challenge. 0
  19. Lincoln College 8

    1. 21st most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 3 in 2007/8. 17
    2. 43rd best at University Challenge. 0
  20. Jesus College 8

    1. 23rd most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 3 in 2007/8. 17
    2. 34th best at University Challenge. 0
  21. Harris Manchester College 6

    1. 24th most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 2 in 2007/8. 11
    2. 28th best at University Challenge. 0
  22. Worcester College 3

    1. 25th most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 1 in 2007/8. 6
    2. 16th best at University Challenge. 0
  23. Brasenose College 3

    1. 26th most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 1 in 2007/8. 6
    2. 32nd best at University Challenge. 0
  24. Hertford College 3

    1. 27th most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 1 in 2007/8. 6
    2. 27th best at University Challenge. 0
  25. St Benet's Hall 0

    1. 11th best at University Challenge. 0
    2. 28th most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  26. St Hugh's College 0

    1. 13th best at University Challenge. 0
    2. 29th most undergraduates studying History and Politics, with 0 in 2007/8. 0

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