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Ranking of Oxford colleges according to: large number of undergraduates studying law, old college.

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  1. University College 92

    1. Second oldest, founded 1249. 96
    2. Sixth most undergraduates studying Law, with 29 in 2007/8. 88
  2. Exeter College 90

    1. Fourth most undergraduates studying Law, with 30 in 2007/8. 92
    2. Sixth oldest, founded 1314. 88
  3. St Edmund Hall 89

    1. Fifth oldest, founded 1278. 93
    2. Eighth most undergraduates studying Law, with 28 in 2007/8. 85

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  1. Lincoln College 87

    1. Second most undergraduates studying Law, with 32 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 10th oldest, founded 1427. 73
  2. Magdalen College 85

    1. The most undergraduates studying Law, with 32 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 12th oldest, founded 1458. 69
  3. Oriel College 80

    1. Seventh oldest, founded 1326. 86
    2. 11th most undergraduates studying Law, with 25 in 2007/8. 73
  4. Brasenose College 79

    1. Third most undergraduates studying Law, with 31 in 2007/8. 96
    2. 13th oldest, founded 1509. 63
  5. Merton College 76

    1. Fourth oldest, founded 1264. 94
    2. 19th most undergraduates studying Law, with 21 in 2007/8. 58
  6. Christ Church 71

    1. Ninth most undergraduates studying Law, with 28 in 2007/8. 85
    2. 15th oldest, founded 1546. 58
  7. New College 70

    1. Ninth oldest, founded 1379. 79
    2. 17th most undergraduates studying Law, with 22 in 2007/8. 62
  8. Balliol College 68

    1. Third oldest, founded 1263. 95
    2. 26th most undergraduates studying Law, with 17 in 2007/8. 42
  9. Wadham College 63

    1. 10th most undergraduates studying Law, with 26 in 2007/8. 77
    2. 19th oldest, founded 1610. 49
  10. Worcester College 62

    1. Fifth most undergraduates studying Law, with 29 in 2007/8. 88
    2. 21st oldest, founded 1714. 36
  11. St John's College 61

    1. 16th most undergraduates studying Law, with 23 in 2007/8. 65
    2. 17th oldest, founded 1555. 57
  12. Jesus College 60

    1. 15th most undergraduates studying Law, with 23 in 2007/8. 65
    2. 18th oldest, founded 1571. 54
  13. Corpus Christi College 58

    1. 14th oldest, founded 1517. 62
    2. 22nd most undergraduates studying Law, with 20 in 2007/8. 54
  14. The Queen's College 58

    1. Eighth oldest, founded 1341. 84
    2. 29th most undergraduates studying Law, with 14 in 2007/8. 31
  15. Hertford College 53

    1. 12th most undergraduates studying Law, with 25 in 2007/8. 73
    2. 22nd oldest, founded 1740. 33
  16. Pembroke College 53

    1. 18th most undergraduates studying Law, with 21 in 2007/8. 58
    2. 20th oldest, founded 1624. 48
  17. Keble College 50

    1. Seventh most undergraduates studying Law, with 28 in 2007/8. 85
    2. 24th oldest, founded 1870. 16
  18. Trinity College 50

    1. 16th oldest, founded 1554. 57
    2. 24th most undergraduates studying Law, with 17 in 2007/8. 42
  19. Lady Margaret Hall 40

    1. 13th most undergraduates studying Law, with 23 in 2007/8. 65
    2. 27th oldest, founded 1878. 15
  20. St Anne's College 36

    1. 20th most undergraduates studying Law, with 21 in 2007/8. 58
    2. 29th oldest, founded 1879. 14
  21. St Catherine's College 34

    1. 14th most undergraduates studying Law, with 23 in 2007/8. 65
    2. 40th oldest, founded 1963. 4
  22. St Hilda's College 33

    1. 21st most undergraduates studying Law, with 20 in 2007/8. 54
    2. 33rd oldest, founded 1893. 13
  23. St Hugh's College 32

    1. 23rd most undergraduates studying Law, with 19 in 2007/8. 50
    2. 30th oldest, founded 1886. 14
  24. Somerville College 28

    1. 25th most undergraduates studying Law, with 17 in 2007/8. 42
    2. 28th oldest, founded 1879. 14
  25. St Peter's College 25

    1. 27th most undergraduates studying Law, with 17 in 2007/8. 42
    2. 36th oldest, founded 1929. 8
  26. Mansfield College 24

    1. 28th most undergraduates studying Law, with 15 in 2007/8. 35
    2. 31st oldest, founded 1886. 14
  27. Harris Manchester College 22

    1. 30th most undergraduates studying Law, with 14 in 2007/8. 31
    2. 32nd oldest, founded 1889. 13
  28. Regent's Park College 12

    1. 23rd oldest, founded 1810. 23
    2. 31st most undergraduates studying Law, with 6 in 2007/8. 0

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