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Ranking of Oxford colleges according to: large number of undergraduates studying history, large number of tutors for history, large number of undergraduates.

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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. Seventh most undergraduates, with 382 in 2007/8. 87
  2. Christ Church 95

    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. Fifth most undergraduates, with 391 in 2007/8. 89
  3. University College 75

    1. Third most undergraduates studying History, with 33 in 2007/8. 84
    2. 16th most undergraduates, with 365 in 2007/8. 83
    3. 11th most tutors for History, with 5 in 2007/8. 57

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  1. Brasenose College 73

    1. 18th most undergraduates, with 345 in 2007/8. 79
    2. Seventh most tutors for History, with 6 in 2007/8. 71
    3. 10th most undergraduates studying History, with 28 in 2007/8. 69
  2. St Peter's College 72

    1. 20th most undergraduates, with 341 in 2007/8. 78
    2. Fourth most tutors for History, with 6 in 2007/8. 71
    3. 11th most undergraduates studying History, with 27 in 2007/8. 66
  3. St Hugh's College 71

    1. 15th most undergraduates, with 367 in 2007/8. 84
    2. Sixth most undergraduates studying History, with 29 in 2007/8. 72
    3. 10th most tutors for History, with 5 in 2007/8. 57
  4. Hertford College 70

    1. 12th most undergraduates, with 371 in 2007/8. 85
    2. Ninth most undergraduates studying History, with 28 in 2007/8. 69
    3. Eighth most tutors for History, with 5 in 2007/8. 57
  5. Oriel College 70

    1. Third most tutors for History, with 7 in 2007/8. 86
    2. 25th most undergraduates, with 288 in 2007/8. 65
    3. 14th most undergraduates studying History, with 25 in 2007/8. 59
  6. Magdalen College 70

    1. 11th most undergraduates, with 377 in 2007/8. 86
    2. Fourth most undergraduates studying History, with 32 in 2007/8. 81
    3. 15th most tutors for History, with 4 in 2007/8. 43
  7. St Catherine's College 69

    1. The most undergraduates, with 437 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 12th most undergraduates studying History, with 27 in 2007/8. 66
    3. 17th most tutors for History, with 4 in 2007/8. 43
  8. Lady Margaret Hall 69

    1. Fourth most undergraduates, with 393 in 2007/8. 90
    2. Fifth most undergraduates studying History, with 30 in 2007/8. 75
    3. 16th most tutors for History, with 4 in 2007/8. 43
  9. Pembroke College 69

    1. 14th most undergraduates, with 370 in 2007/8. 84
    2. Fifth most tutors for History, with 6 in 2007/8. 71
    3. 17th most undergraduates studying History, with 22 in 2007/8. 50
  10. Wadham College 66

    1. Second most undergraduates, with 427 in 2007/8. 98
    2. 15th most undergraduates studying History, with 24 in 2007/8. 56
    3. 22nd most tutors for History, with 4 in 2007/8. 43
  11. St Anne's College 66

    1. Third most undergraduates, with 419 in 2007/8. 96
    2. Ninth most tutors for History, with 5 in 2007/8. 57
    3. 23rd most undergraduates studying History, with 20 in 2007/8. 44
  12. Somerville College 63

    1. 19th most undergraduates, with 342 in 2007/8. 78
    2. Seventh most undergraduates studying History, with 28 in 2007/8. 69
    3. 20th most tutors for History, with 4 in 2007/8. 43
  13. Merton College 62

    1. 24th most undergraduates, with 298 in 2007/8. 68
    2. 13th most undergraduates studying History, with 26 in 2007/8. 63
    3. 14th most tutors for History, with 5 in 2007/8. 57
  14. New College 58

    1. Sixth most undergraduates, with 391 in 2007/8. 89
    2. 18th most tutors for History, with 4 in 2007/8. 43
    3. 25th most undergraduates studying History, with 19 in 2007/8. 41
  15. St Hilda's College 58

    1. 10th most undergraduates, with 377 in 2007/8. 86
    2. 22nd most undergraduates studying History, with 20 in 2007/8. 44
    3. 19th most tutors for History, with 4 in 2007/8. 43
  16. St Edmund Hall 56

    1. 13th most undergraduates, with 371 in 2007/8. 85
    2. 16th most undergraduates studying History, with 24 in 2007/8. 56
    3. 25th most tutors for History, with 3 in 2007/8. 29
  17. St John's College 56

    1. 17th most undergraduates, with 357 in 2007/8. 81
    2. 24th most undergraduates studying History, with 20 in 2007/8. 44
    3. 21st most tutors for History, with 4 in 2007/8. 43
  18. Worcester College 54

    1. Eighth most undergraduates, with 379 in 2007/8. 86
    2. 20th most undergraduates studying History, with 21 in 2007/8. 47
    3. 26th most tutors for History, with 3 in 2007/8. 29
  19. Lincoln College 54

    1. Eighth most undergraduates studying History, with 28 in 2007/8. 69
    2. 26th most undergraduates, with 285 in 2007/8. 65
    3. 24th most tutors for History, with 3 in 2007/8. 29
  20. Keble College 53

    1. Ninth most undergraduates, with 379 in 2007/8. 86
    2. 21st most undergraduates studying History, with 20 in 2007/8. 44
    3. 23rd most tutors for History, with 3 in 2007/8. 29
  21. The Queen's College 53

    1. 23rd most undergraduates, with 308 in 2007/8. 70
    2. 13th most tutors for History, with 5 in 2007/8. 57
    3. 27th most undergraduates studying History, with 16 in 2007/8. 31
  22. Trinity College 51

    1. 27th most undergraduates, with 281 in 2007/8. 64
    2. 12th most tutors for History, with 5 in 2007/8. 57
    3. 28th most undergraduates studying History, with 16 in 2007/8. 31
  23. Corpus Christi College 50

    1. Sixth most tutors for History, with 6 in 2007/8. 71
    2. 28th most undergraduates, with 229 in 2007/8. 52
    3. 29th most undergraduates studying History, with 15 in 2007/8. 28
  24. Exeter College 46

    1. 22nd most undergraduates, with 329 in 2007/8. 75
    2. 18th most undergraduates studying History, with 22 in 2007/8. 50
    3. 28th most tutors for History, with 2 in 2007/8. 14
  25. Jesus College 45

    1. 21st most undergraduates, with 330 in 2007/8. 75
    2. 19th most undergraduates studying History, with 21 in 2007/8. 47
    3. 27th most tutors for History, with 2 in 2007/8. 14
  26. Mansfield College 34

    1. 29th most undergraduates, with 214 in 2007/8. 48
    2. 26th most undergraduates studying History, with 19 in 2007/8. 41
    3. 29th most tutors for History, with 2 in 2007/8. 14
  27. St Benet's Hall 6

    1. 30th most undergraduates studying History, with 9 in 2007/8. 9
    2. 32nd most undergraduates, with 39 in 2007/8. 7
    3. 31st most tutors for History, with 1 in 2007/8. 0
  28. Regent's Park College 6

    1. 31st most undergraduates, with 79 in 2007/8. 17
    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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