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Ranking of Oxford colleges according to: large number of undergraduates studying mathematics and philosophy, large number of tutors for mathematics and philosophy, best at university challenge.

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  1. Balliol College 89

    1. The most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 8 in 2007/8. 100
    2. Third best at University Challenge. 96
    3. Fifth most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 8 in 2007/8. 70
  2. Magdalen College 68

    1. Second best at University Challenge. 99
    2. Fourth most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 6 in 2007/8. 75
    3. 26th most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 4 in 2007/8. 30
  3. St Peter's College 51

    1. Second most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 10 in 2007/8. 90
    2. Ninth most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 5 in 2007/8. 63
    3. Fifth best at University Challenge. 0

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  1. Worcester College 48

    1. Third most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 6 in 2007/8. 75
    2. Sixth most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 8 in 2007/8. 70
    3. 16th best at University Challenge. 0
  2. St Hugh's College 48

    1. Fifth most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 6 in 2007/8. 75
    2. Fourth most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 8 in 2007/8. 70
    3. 13th best at University Challenge. 0
  3. Exeter College 46

    1. Second most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 7 in 2007/8. 88
    2. 14th most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 6 in 2007/8. 50
    3. 25th best at University Challenge. 0
  4. Somerville College 45

    1. Fourth best at University Challenge. 91
    2. 25th most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 4 in 2007/8. 30
    3. 21st most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 1 in 2007/8. 13
  5. St Catherine's College 42

    1. The most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 11 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 16th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 2 in 2007/8. 25
    3. 20th best at University Challenge. 0
  6. Merton College 42

    1. Sixth most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 6 in 2007/8. 75
    2. 18th most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 6 in 2007/8. 50
    3. 36th best at University Challenge. 0
  7. New College 41

    1. Seventh most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 5 in 2007/8. 63
    2. 11th most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 7 in 2007/8. 60
    3. 37th best at University Challenge. 0
  8. Pembroke College 40

    1. Seventh most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 8 in 2007/8. 70
    2. 11th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 4 in 2007/8. 50
    3. 44th best at University Challenge. 0
  9. St Edmund Hall 34

    1. Eighth most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 5 in 2007/8. 63
    2. 21st most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 5 in 2007/8. 40
    3. Eighth best at University Challenge. 0
  10. Christ Church 33

    1. Ninth most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 7 in 2007/8. 60
    2. 14th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 3 in 2007/8. 38
    3. 29th best at University Challenge. 0
  11. St Anne's College 31

    1. Third most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 9 in 2007/8. 80
    2. 24th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 1 in 2007/8. 13
    3. Sixth best at University Challenge. 0
  12. Wadham College 29

    1. 17th most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 6 in 2007/8. 50
    2. 12th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 3 in 2007/8. 38
    3. 14th best at University Challenge. 0
  13. St Hilda's College 28

    1. 12th most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 7 in 2007/8. 60
    2. 15th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 2 in 2007/8. 25
    3. 21st best at University Challenge. 0
  14. Corpus Christi College 28

    1. Eighth most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 8 in 2007/8. 70
    2. 20th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 1 in 2007/8. 13
    3. 30th best at University Challenge. 0
  15. St John's College 27

    1. 10th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 4 in 2007/8. 50
    2. 24th most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 4 in 2007/8. 30
    3. 12th best at University Challenge. 0
  16. University College 26

    1. 22nd most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 5 in 2007/8. 40
    2. 13th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 3 in 2007/8. 38
    3. 18th best at University Challenge. 0
  17. Lady Margaret Hall 25

    1. 15th most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 6 in 2007/8. 50
    2. 17th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 2 in 2007/8. 25
    3. 40th best at University Challenge. 0
  18. Hertford College 24

    1. 10th most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 7 in 2007/8. 60
    2. 22nd most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 1 in 2007/8. 13
    3. 27th best at University Challenge. 0
  19. Jesus College 21

    1. 13th most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 6 in 2007/8. 50
    2. 19th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 1 in 2007/8. 13
    3. 34th best at University Challenge. 0
  20. Brasenose College 21

    1. 16th most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 6 in 2007/8. 50
    2. 18th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 1 in 2007/8. 13
    3. 32nd best at University Challenge. 0
  21. Mansfield College 18

    1. 20th most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 5 in 2007/8. 40
    2. 23rd most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 1 in 2007/8. 13
    3. 39th best at University Challenge. 0
  22. The Queen's College 13

    1. 19th most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 5 in 2007/8. 40
    2. 23rd best at University Challenge. 0
    3. 27th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  23. Trinity College 10

    1. 23rd most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 4 in 2007/8. 30
    2. 19th best at University Challenge. 0
    3. 26th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  24. Harris Manchester College 0

    1. 28th best at University Challenge. 0
    2. 27th most tutors for Mathematics and Philosophy, with 1 in 2007/8. 0
    3. 25th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 0 in 2007/8. 0

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