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

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  1. Balliol College 98

    1. The most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 8 in 2007/8. 100
    2. Third best at University Challenge. 96
  2. Magdalen College 87

    1. Second best at University Challenge. 99
    2. Fourth most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 6 in 2007/8. 75
  3. Somerville College 52

    1. Fourth best at University Challenge. 91
    2. 21st most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 1 in 2007/8. 13

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  1. Exeter College 44

    1. Second most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 7 in 2007/8. 88
    2. 25th best at University Challenge. 0
  2. Worcester College 38

    1. Third most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 6 in 2007/8. 75
    2. 16th best at University Challenge. 0
  3. Merton College 38

    1. Sixth most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 6 in 2007/8. 75
    2. 36th best at University Challenge. 0
  4. St Hugh's College 38

    1. Fifth most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 6 in 2007/8. 75
    2. 13th best at University Challenge. 0
  5. St Peter's College 31

    1. Ninth most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 5 in 2007/8. 63
    2. Fifth best at University Challenge. 0
  6. New College 31

    1. Seventh most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 5 in 2007/8. 63
    2. 37th best at University Challenge. 0
  7. St Edmund Hall 31

    1. Eighth most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 5 in 2007/8. 63
    2. Eighth best at University Challenge. 0
  8. St John's College 25

    1. 10th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 4 in 2007/8. 50
    2. 12th best at University Challenge. 0
  9. Pembroke College 25

    1. 11th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 4 in 2007/8. 50
    2. 44th best at University Challenge. 0
  10. Christ Church 19

    1. 14th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 3 in 2007/8. 38
    2. 29th best at University Challenge. 0
  11. University College 19

    1. 13th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 3 in 2007/8. 38
    2. 18th best at University Challenge. 0
  12. Wadham College 19

    1. 12th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 3 in 2007/8. 38
    2. 14th best at University Challenge. 0
  13. St Catherine's College 13

    1. 16th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 2 in 2007/8. 25
    2. 20th best at University Challenge. 0
  14. Lady Margaret Hall 13

    1. 17th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 2 in 2007/8. 25
    2. 40th best at University Challenge. 0
  15. St Hilda's College 13

    1. 15th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 2 in 2007/8. 25
    2. 21st best at University Challenge. 0
  16. Brasenose College 6

    1. 18th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 1 in 2007/8. 13
    2. 32nd best at University Challenge. 0
  17. Corpus Christi College 6

    1. 20th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 1 in 2007/8. 13
    2. 30th best at University Challenge. 0
  18. St Anne's College 6

    1. 24th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 1 in 2007/8. 13
    2. Sixth best at University Challenge. 0
  19. Mansfield College 6

    1. 23rd most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 1 in 2007/8. 13
    2. 39th best at University Challenge. 0
  20. Hertford College 6

    1. 22nd most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 1 in 2007/8. 13
    2. 27th best at University Challenge. 0
  21. Jesus College 6

    1. 19th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 1 in 2007/8. 13
    2. 34th best at University Challenge. 0
  22. The Queen's College 0

    1. 23rd best at University Challenge. 0
    2. 27th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  23. Trinity College 0

    1. 19th best at University Challenge. 0
    2. 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. 25th most undergraduates studying Mathematics and Philosophy, with 0 in 2007/8. 0

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