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

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  1. Balliol College 82

    1. Third best at University Challenge. 96
    2. Ninth most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 23 in 2007/8. 68
  2. Somerville College 77

    1. Fourth best at University Challenge. 91
    2. 14th most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 22 in 2007/8. 64
  3. Oriel College 77

    1. The best at University Challenge. 100
    2. 16th most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 20 in 2007/8. 55

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  1. Magdalen College 74

    1. Second best at University Challenge. 99
    2. 20th most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 19 in 2007/8. 50
  2. Lady Margaret Hall 50

    1. Second most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 30 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 40th best at University Challenge. 0
  3. Pembroke College 50

    1. The most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 30 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 44th best at University Challenge. 0
  4. St Anne's College 48

    1. Third most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 29 in 2007/8. 95
    2. Sixth best at University Challenge. 0
  5. St Hugh's College 41

    1. Fifth most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 26 in 2007/8. 82
    2. 13th best at University Challenge. 0
  6. Jesus College 41

    1. Fourth most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 26 in 2007/8. 82
    2. 34th best at University Challenge. 0
  7. Worcester College 41

    1. Sixth most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 26 in 2007/8. 82
    2. 16th best at University Challenge. 0
  8. Wadham College 39

    1. Seventh most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 25 in 2007/8. 77
    2. 14th best at University Challenge. 0
  9. Lincoln College 36

    1. Eighth most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 24 in 2007/8. 73
    2. 43rd best at University Challenge. 0
  10. St John's College 34

    1. 12th most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 23 in 2007/8. 68
    2. 12th best at University Challenge. 0
  11. Exeter College 34

    1. 10th most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 23 in 2007/8. 68
    2. 25th best at University Challenge. 0
  12. University College 34

    1. 11th most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 23 in 2007/8. 68
    2. 18th best at University Challenge. 0
  13. Keble College 32

    1. 13th most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 22 in 2007/8. 64
    2. 35th best at University Challenge. 0
  14. The Queen's College 30

    1. 15th most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 21 in 2007/8. 59
    2. 23rd best at University Challenge. 0
  15. Mansfield College 25

    1. 22nd most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 19 in 2007/8. 50
    2. 39th best at University Challenge. 0
  16. Hertford College 25

    1. 21st most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 19 in 2007/8. 50
    2. 27th best at University Challenge. 0
  17. Brasenose College 25

    1. 19th most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 19 in 2007/8. 50
    2. 32nd best at University Challenge. 0
  18. Trinity College 25

    1. 18th most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 19 in 2007/8. 50
    2. 19th best at University Challenge. 0
  19. St Catherine's College 25

    1. 17th most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 19 in 2007/8. 50
    2. 20th best at University Challenge. 0
  20. New College 23

    1. 23rd most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 18 in 2007/8. 45
    2. 37th best at University Challenge. 0
  21. Christ Church 20

    1. 25th most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 17 in 2007/8. 41
    2. 29th best at University Challenge. 0
  22. St Peter's College 20

    1. 24th most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 17 in 2007/8. 41
    2. Fifth best at University Challenge. 0
  23. Corpus Christi College 18

    1. 26th most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 16 in 2007/8. 36
    2. 30th best at University Challenge. 0
  24. Merton College 14

    1. 28th most undergraduates studying Mathematics, with 14 in 2007/8. 27
    2. 36th best at University Challenge. 0
  25. St Hilda's College 14

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

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

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