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

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  1. St Catherine's College 75

    1. The most undergraduates studying Human Sciences, with 19 in 2007/8. 100
    2. Third most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 4. 50
  2. Magdalen College 71

    1. The most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 8. 100
    2. Fifth most undergraduates studying Human Sciences, with 8 in 2007/8. 42
  3. St John's College 41

    1. Third most undergraduates studying Human Sciences, with 11 in 2007/8. 58
    2. Seventh most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 2. 25

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  1. St Hugh's College 40

    1. Second most undergraduates studying Human Sciences, with 13 in 2007/8. 68
    2. 12th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  2. New College 35

    1. Fourth most undergraduates studying Human Sciences, with 11 in 2007/8. 58
    2. 11th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  3. Somerville College 27

    1. Sixth most undergraduates studying Human Sciences, with 8 in 2007/8. 42
    2. 16th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  4. Wadham College 18

    1. Seventh most undergraduates studying Human Sciences, with 7 in 2007/8. 37
    2. 28th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  5. Hertford College 18

    1. Eighth most undergraduates studying Human Sciences, with 7 in 2007/8. 37
    2. 33rd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  6. Jesus College 16

    1. Ninth most undergraduates studying Human Sciences, with 6 in 2007/8. 32
    2. 36th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  7. Mansfield College 16

    1. 10th most undergraduates studying Human Sciences, with 6 in 2007/8. 32
    2. 37th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  8. Harris Manchester College 13

    1. 11th most undergraduates studying Human Sciences, with 5 in 2007/8. 26
    2. 39th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  9. St Hilda's College 0

    1. 23rd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
    2. 12th most undergraduates studying Human Sciences, with 0 in 2007/8. 0

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