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

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  1. Balliol College 96

    1. The most undergraduates studying History, with 38 in 2007/8. 100
    2. Second most tutors for History, with 8 in 2007/8. 100
    3. Second most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 7. 88
  2. Magdalen College 75

    1. The most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 8. 100
    2. Fourth most undergraduates studying History, with 32 in 2007/8. 81
    3. 15th most tutors for History, with 4 in 2007/8. 43
  3. Christ Church 70

    1. The most tutors for History, with 8 in 2007/8. 100
    2. Second most undergraduates studying History, with 37 in 2007/8. 97
    3. 17th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13

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  1. University College 60

    1. Third most undergraduates studying History, with 33 in 2007/8. 84
    2. 11th most tutors for History, with 5 in 2007/8. 57
    3. Fifth most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 3. 38
  2. Oriel College 57

    1. Third most tutors for History, with 7 in 2007/8. 86
    2. 14th most undergraduates studying History, with 25 in 2007/8. 59
    3. Ninth most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 2. 25
  3. St Catherine's College 53

    1. 12th most undergraduates studying History, with 27 in 2007/8. 66
    2. Third most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 4. 50
    3. 17th most tutors for History, with 4 in 2007/8. 43
  4. Merton College 52

    1. 13th most undergraduates studying History, with 26 in 2007/8. 63
    2. 14th most tutors for History, with 5 in 2007/8. 57
    3. Fourth most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 3. 38
  5. Brasenose College 51

    1. Seventh most tutors for History, with 6 in 2007/8. 71
    2. 10th most undergraduates studying History, with 28 in 2007/8. 69
    3. 19th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  6. St Hugh's College 47

    1. Sixth most undergraduates studying History, with 29 in 2007/8. 72
    2. 10th most tutors for History, with 5 in 2007/8. 57
    3. 12th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  7. St Peter's College 46

    1. Fourth most tutors for History, with 6 in 2007/8. 71
    2. 11th most undergraduates studying History, with 27 in 2007/8. 66
    3. 30th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  8. Hertford College 42

    1. Ninth most undergraduates studying History, with 28 in 2007/8. 69
    2. Eighth most tutors for History, with 5 in 2007/8. 57
    3. 33rd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  9. Somerville College 41

    1. Seventh most undergraduates studying History, with 28 in 2007/8. 69
    2. 20th most tutors for History, with 4 in 2007/8. 43
    3. 16th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  10. Pembroke College 40

    1. Fifth most tutors for History, with 6 in 2007/8. 71
    2. 17th most undergraduates studying History, with 22 in 2007/8. 50
    3. 43rd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  11. Lady Margaret Hall 39

    1. Fifth most undergraduates studying History, with 30 in 2007/8. 75
    2. 16th most tutors for History, with 4 in 2007/8. 43
    3. 32nd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  12. St John's College 37

    1. 24th most undergraduates studying History, with 20 in 2007/8. 44
    2. 21st most tutors for History, with 4 in 2007/8. 43
    3. Seventh most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 2. 25
  13. Lincoln College 37

    1. Eighth most undergraduates studying History, with 28 in 2007/8. 69
    2. 24th most tutors for History, with 3 in 2007/8. 29
    3. 14th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  14. St Anne's College 34

    1. Ninth most tutors for History, with 5 in 2007/8. 57
    2. 23rd most undergraduates studying History, with 20 in 2007/8. 44
    3. 22nd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  15. Trinity College 34

    1. 12th most tutors for History, with 5 in 2007/8. 57
    2. 28th most undergraduates studying History, with 16 in 2007/8. 31
    3. 13th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  16. Corpus Christi College 33

    1. Sixth most tutors for History, with 6 in 2007/8. 71
    2. 29th most undergraduates studying History, with 15 in 2007/8. 28
    3. 31st most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  17. Wadham College 33

    1. 15th most undergraduates studying History, with 24 in 2007/8. 56
    2. 22nd most tutors for History, with 4 in 2007/8. 43
    3. 28th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  18. New College 32

    1. 18th most tutors for History, with 4 in 2007/8. 43
    2. 25th most undergraduates studying History, with 19 in 2007/8. 41
    3. 11th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  19. The Queen's College 29

    1. 13th most tutors for History, with 5 in 2007/8. 57
    2. 27th most undergraduates studying History, with 16 in 2007/8. 31
    3. 42nd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  20. St Hilda's College 29

    1. 22nd most undergraduates studying History, with 20 in 2007/8. 44
    2. 19th most tutors for History, with 4 in 2007/8. 43
    3. 23rd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  21. St Edmund Hall 28

    1. 16th most undergraduates studying History, with 24 in 2007/8. 56
    2. 25th most tutors for History, with 3 in 2007/8. 29
    3. 40th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  22. Exeter College 26

    1. 18th most undergraduates studying History, with 22 in 2007/8. 50
    2. 28th most tutors for History, with 2 in 2007/8. 14
    3. 18th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  23. Worcester College 25

    1. 20th most undergraduates studying History, with 21 in 2007/8. 47
    2. 26th most tutors for History, with 3 in 2007/8. 29
    3. 25th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  24. Keble College 24

    1. 21st most undergraduates studying History, with 20 in 2007/8. 44
    2. 23rd most tutors for History, with 3 in 2007/8. 29
    3. 35th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  25. Jesus College 20

    1. 19th most undergraduates studying History, with 21 in 2007/8. 47
    2. 27th most tutors for History, with 2 in 2007/8. 14
    3. 36th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  26. Mansfield College 18

    1. 26th most undergraduates studying History, with 19 in 2007/8. 41
    2. 29th most tutors for History, with 2 in 2007/8. 14
    3. 37th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  27. St Benet's Hall 3

    1. 30th most undergraduates studying History, with 9 in 2007/8. 9
    2. 20th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
    3. 31st most tutors for History, with 1 in 2007/8. 0
  28. Regent's Park College 0

    1. 41st most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
    2. 30th most tutors for History, with 1 in 2007/8. 0
    3. 31st most undergraduates studying History, with 6 in 2007/8. 0

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