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

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  1. Balliol College 64

    1. Third best at University Challenge. 96
    2. Ninth most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 23 in 2007/8. 68
    3. 10th most tutors for Mathematics, with 4 in 2007/8. 29
  2. Somerville College 56

    1. Fourth best at University Challenge. 91
    2. 14th most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 22 in 2007/8. 64
    3. 23rd most tutors for Mathematics, with 3 in 2007/8. 14
  3. Oriel College 56

    1. The best at University Challenge. 100
    2. 16th most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 20 in 2007/8. 55
    3. 21st most tutors for Mathematics, with 3 in 2007/8. 14

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  1. St Anne's College 51

    1. Third most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 29 in 2007/8. 95
    2. Third most tutors for Mathematics, with 6 in 2007/8. 57
    3. Sixth best at University Challenge. 0
  2. St Catherine's College 50

    1. The most tutors for Mathematics, with 9 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 17th most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 19 in 2007/8. 50
    3. 20th best at University Challenge. 0
  3. Magdalen College 50

    1. Second best at University Challenge. 99
    2. 20th most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 19 in 2007/8. 50
    3. 28th most tutors for Mathematics, with 2 in 2007/8. 0
  4. Pembroke College 48

    1. The most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 30 in 2007/8. 100
    2. Fourth most tutors for Mathematics, with 5 in 2007/8. 43
    3. 44th best at University Challenge. 0
  5. Lady Margaret Hall 43

    1. Second most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 30 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 12th most tutors for Mathematics, with 4 in 2007/8. 29
    3. 40th best at University Challenge. 0
  6. Worcester College 42

    1. Sixth most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 26 in 2007/8. 82
    2. Sixth most tutors for Mathematics, with 5 in 2007/8. 43
    3. 16th best at University Challenge. 0
  7. St Hugh's College 42

    1. Fifth most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 26 in 2007/8. 82
    2. Eighth most tutors for Mathematics, with 5 in 2007/8. 43
    3. 13th best at University Challenge. 0
  8. St Peter's College 37

    1. Second most tutors for Mathematics, with 7 in 2007/8. 71
    2. 24th most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 17 in 2007/8. 41
    3. Fifth best at University Challenge. 0
  9. Jesus College 37

    1. Fourth most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 26 in 2007/8. 82
    2. 15th most tutors for Mathematics, with 4 in 2007/8. 29
    3. 34th best at University Challenge. 0
  10. Wadham College 35

    1. Seventh most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 25 in 2007/8. 77
    2. 17th most tutors for Mathematics, with 4 in 2007/8. 29
    3. 14th best at University Challenge. 0
  11. Lincoln College 34

    1. Eighth most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 24 in 2007/8. 73
    2. 18th most tutors for Mathematics, with 4 in 2007/8. 29
    3. 43rd best at University Challenge. 0
  12. Exeter College 32

    1. 10th most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 23 in 2007/8. 68
    2. 13th most tutors for Mathematics, with 4 in 2007/8. 29
    3. 25th best at University Challenge. 0
  13. Hertford College 31

    1. 21st most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 19 in 2007/8. 50
    2. Fifth most tutors for Mathematics, with 5 in 2007/8. 43
    3. 27th best at University Challenge. 0
  14. Keble College 31

    1. 13th most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 22 in 2007/8. 64
    2. 16th most tutors for Mathematics, with 4 in 2007/8. 29
    3. 35th best at University Challenge. 0
  15. University College 27

    1. 11th most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 23 in 2007/8. 68
    2. 19th most tutors for Mathematics, with 3 in 2007/8. 14
    3. 18th best at University Challenge. 0
  16. St John's College 27

    1. 12th most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 23 in 2007/8. 68
    2. 26th most tutors for Mathematics, with 3 in 2007/8. 14
    3. 12th best at University Challenge. 0
  17. Corpus Christi College 26

    1. Seventh most tutors for Mathematics, with 5 in 2007/8. 43
    2. 26th most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 16 in 2007/8. 36
    3. 30th best at University Challenge. 0
  18. New College 25

    1. 23rd most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 18 in 2007/8. 45
    2. Ninth most tutors for Mathematics, with 4 in 2007/8. 29
    3. 37th best at University Challenge. 0
  19. The Queen's College 24

    1. 15th most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 21 in 2007/8. 59
    2. 24th most tutors for Mathematics, with 3 in 2007/8. 14
    3. 23rd best at University Challenge. 0
  20. Christ Church 23

    1. 25th most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 17 in 2007/8. 41
    2. 14th most tutors for Mathematics, with 4 in 2007/8. 29
    3. 29th best at University Challenge. 0
  21. Mansfield College 21

    1. 22nd most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 19 in 2007/8. 50
    2. 22nd most tutors for Mathematics, with 3 in 2007/8. 14
    3. 39th best at University Challenge. 0
  22. Merton College 19

    1. 11th most tutors for Mathematics, with 4 in 2007/8. 29
    2. 28th most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 14 in 2007/8. 27
    3. 36th best at University Challenge. 0
  23. Brasenose College 17

    1. 19th most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 19 in 2007/8. 50
    2. 32nd best at University Challenge. 0
    3. 27th most tutors for Mathematics, with 2 in 2007/8. 0
  24. Trinity College 17

    1. 18th most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 19 in 2007/8. 50
    2. 19th best at University Challenge. 0
    3. 29th most tutors for Mathematics, with 2 in 2007/8. 0
  25. St Hilda's College 14

    1. 27th most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 14 in 2007/8. 27
    2. 20th most tutors for Mathematics, with 3 in 2007/8. 14
    3. 21st best at University Challenge. 0
  26. St Edmund Hall 5

    1. 25th most tutors for Mathematics, with 3 in 2007/8. 14
    2. Eighth best at University Challenge. 0
    3. 29th most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 8 in 2007/8. 0

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