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Ranking of Oxford colleges according to: large number of undergraduates studying history, most nobel prizes or fields medals.

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  1. Balliol College 94

    1. The most undergraduates studying History, with 38 in 2007/8. 100
    2. Second most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 7. 88
  2. Magdalen College 91

    1. The most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 8. 100
    2. Fourth most undergraduates studying History, with 32 in 2007/8. 81
  3. University College 61

    1. Third most undergraduates studying History, with 33 in 2007/8. 84
    2. Fifth most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 3. 38

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  1. St Catherine's College 58

    1. 12th most undergraduates studying History, with 27 in 2007/8. 66
    2. Third most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 4. 50
  2. Christ Church 55

    1. Second most undergraduates studying History, with 37 in 2007/8. 97
    2. 17th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  3. Merton College 50

    1. 13th most undergraduates studying History, with 26 in 2007/8. 63
    2. Fourth most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 3. 38
  4. Oriel College 42

    1. 14th most undergraduates studying History, with 25 in 2007/8. 59
    2. Ninth most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 2. 25
  5. St Hugh's College 42

    1. Sixth most undergraduates studying History, with 29 in 2007/8. 72
    2. 12th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  6. Brasenose College 41

    1. 10th most undergraduates studying History, with 28 in 2007/8. 69
    2. 19th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  7. Lincoln College 41

    1. Eighth most undergraduates studying History, with 28 in 2007/8. 69
    2. 14th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  8. Somerville College 41

    1. Seventh most undergraduates studying History, with 28 in 2007/8. 69
    2. 16th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  9. Lady Margaret Hall 38

    1. Fifth most undergraduates studying History, with 30 in 2007/8. 75
    2. 32nd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  10. St John's College 34

    1. 24th most undergraduates studying History, with 20 in 2007/8. 44
    2. Seventh most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 2. 25
  11. Hertford College 34

    1. Ninth most undergraduates studying History, with 28 in 2007/8. 69
    2. 33rd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  12. St Peter's College 33

    1. 11th most undergraduates studying History, with 27 in 2007/8. 66
    2. 30th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  13. Exeter College 31

    1. 18th most undergraduates studying History, with 22 in 2007/8. 50
    2. 18th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  14. St Edmund Hall 28

    1. 16th most undergraduates studying History, with 24 in 2007/8. 56
    2. 40th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  15. Wadham College 28

    1. 15th most undergraduates studying History, with 24 in 2007/8. 56
    2. 28th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  16. New College 27

    1. 25th most undergraduates studying History, with 19 in 2007/8. 41
    2. 11th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  17. Pembroke College 25

    1. 17th most undergraduates studying History, with 22 in 2007/8. 50
    2. 43rd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  18. Jesus College 23

    1. 19th most undergraduates studying History, with 21 in 2007/8. 47
    2. 36th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  19. Worcester College 23

    1. 20th most undergraduates studying History, with 21 in 2007/8. 47
    2. 25th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  20. Trinity College 22

    1. 28th most undergraduates studying History, with 16 in 2007/8. 31
    2. 13th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  21. St Hilda's College 22

    1. 22nd most undergraduates studying History, with 20 in 2007/8. 44
    2. 23rd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  22. Keble College 22

    1. 21st most undergraduates studying History, with 20 in 2007/8. 44
    2. 35th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  23. St Anne's College 22

    1. 23rd most undergraduates studying History, with 20 in 2007/8. 44
    2. 22nd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  24. Mansfield College 20

    1. 26th most undergraduates studying History, with 19 in 2007/8. 41
    2. 37th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  25. The Queen's College 16

    1. 27th most undergraduates studying History, with 16 in 2007/8. 31
    2. 42nd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  26. Corpus Christi College 14

    1. 29th most undergraduates studying History, with 15 in 2007/8. 28
    2. 31st most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  27. St Benet's Hall 5

    1. 30th most undergraduates studying History, with 9 in 2007/8. 9
    2. 20th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  28. Regent's Park College 0

    1. 41st most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
    2. 31st most undergraduates studying History, with 6 in 2007/8. 0

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