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Ranking of Oxford colleges according to: large number of undergraduates studying history, large endowment income.

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  1. Christ Church 93

    1. Second most undergraduates studying History, with 37 in 2007/8. 97
    2. Second largest endowment income, £8,126,678 in 2005/6. 90
  2. St John's College 72

    1. The largest endowment income, £9,058,005 in 2005/6. 100
    2. 24th most undergraduates studying History, with 20 in 2007/8. 44
  3. Magdalen College 64

    1. Fourth most undergraduates studying History, with 32 in 2007/8. 81
    2. Sixth largest endowment income, £4,218,036 in 2005/6. 46

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  1. Balliol College 64

    1. The most undergraduates studying History, with 38 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 12th largest endowment income, £2,497,476 in 2005/6. 27
  2. University College 62

    1. Third most undergraduates studying History, with 33 in 2007/8. 84
    2. Eighth largest endowment income, £3,685,982 in 2005/6. 40
  3. Merton College 54

    1. 13th most undergraduates studying History, with 26 in 2007/8. 63
    2. Seventh largest endowment income, £4,193,333 in 2005/6. 46
  4. Jesus College 51

    1. Fourth largest endowment income, £5,016,515 in 2005/6. 55
    2. 19th most undergraduates studying History, with 21 in 2007/8. 47
  5. Brasenose College 50

    1. 10th most undergraduates studying History, with 28 in 2007/8. 69
    2. 11th largest endowment income, £2,870,831 in 2005/6. 31
  6. Oriel College 47

    1. 14th most undergraduates studying History, with 25 in 2007/8. 59
    2. 10th largest endowment income, £3,190,586 in 2005/6. 35
  7. Lincoln College 46

    1. Eighth most undergraduates studying History, with 28 in 2007/8. 69
    2. 14th largest endowment income, £2,160,782 in 2005/6. 23
  8. Lady Margaret Hall 42

    1. Fifth most undergraduates studying History, with 30 in 2007/8. 75
    2. 27th largest endowment income, £917,821 in 2005/6. 9
  9. Somerville College 41

    1. Seventh most undergraduates studying History, with 28 in 2007/8. 69
    2. 19th largest endowment income, £1,321,516 in 2005/6. 14
  10. Hertford College 41

    1. Ninth most undergraduates studying History, with 28 in 2007/8. 69
    2. 21st largest endowment income, £1,254,674 in 2005/6. 13
  11. St Hugh's College 38

    1. Sixth most undergraduates studying History, with 29 in 2007/8. 72
    2. 31st largest endowment income, £513,585 in 2005/6. 5
  12. New College 38

    1. 25th most undergraduates studying History, with 19 in 2007/8. 41
    2. Ninth largest endowment income, £3,257,592 in 2005/6. 35
  13. St Peter's College 37

    1. 11th most undergraduates studying History, with 27 in 2007/8. 66
    2. 28th largest endowment income, £906,032 in 2005/6. 9
  14. St Catherine's College 36

    1. 12th most undergraduates studying History, with 27 in 2007/8. 66
    2. 29th largest endowment income, £618,070 in 2005/6. 6
  15. Wadham College 35

    1. 15th most undergraduates studying History, with 24 in 2007/8. 56
    2. 20th largest endowment income, £1,293,320 in 2005/6. 14
  16. St Edmund Hall 33

    1. 16th most undergraduates studying History, with 24 in 2007/8. 56
    2. 25th largest endowment income, £938,544 in 2005/6. 10
  17. Exeter College 32

    1. 18th most undergraduates studying History, with 22 in 2007/8. 50
    2. 18th largest endowment income, £1,325,323 in 2005/6. 14
  18. Worcester College 32

    1. 20th most undergraduates studying History, with 21 in 2007/8. 47
    2. 17th largest endowment income, £1,539,246 in 2005/6. 16
  19. St Anne's College 28

    1. 23rd most undergraduates studying History, with 20 in 2007/8. 44
    2. 23rd largest endowment income, £1,154,720 in 2005/6. 12
  20. Pembroke College 27

    1. 17th most undergraduates studying History, with 22 in 2007/8. 50
    2. 32nd largest endowment income, £470,210 in 2005/6. 4
  21. St Hilda's College 27

    1. 22nd most undergraduates studying History, with 20 in 2007/8. 44
    2. 26th largest endowment income, £934,354 in 2005/6. 10
  22. The Queen's College 27

    1. 27th most undergraduates studying History, with 16 in 2007/8. 31
    2. 15th largest endowment income, £2,025,847 in 2005/6. 22
  23. Corpus Christi College 26

    1. 29th most undergraduates studying History, with 15 in 2007/8. 28
    2. 13th largest endowment income, £2,162,656 in 2005/6. 23
  24. Keble College 25

    1. 21st most undergraduates studying History, with 20 in 2007/8. 44
    2. 30th largest endowment income, £590,482 in 2005/6. 6
  25. Trinity College 24

    1. 28th most undergraduates studying History, with 16 in 2007/8. 31
    2. 16th largest endowment income, £1,558,609 in 2005/6. 17
  26. Mansfield College 22

    1. 26th most undergraduates studying History, with 19 in 2007/8. 41
    2. 34th largest endowment income, £388,316 in 2005/6. 4

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