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Ranking of Oxford colleges according to: large number of undergraduates studying medicine, most nobel prizes or fields medals.

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  1. Magdalen College 50

    1. The most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 8. 100
    2. 24th most undergraduates studying Medicine, with 13 in 2007/8. 1
  2. Lady Margaret Hall 50

    1. The most undergraduates studying Medicine, with 115 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 32nd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  3. Balliol College 45

    1. Second most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 7. 88
    2. 23rd most undergraduates studying Medicine, with 14 in 2007/8. 2

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  1. St Catherine's College 27

    1. Third most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 4. 50
    2. Eighth most undergraduates studying Medicine, with 17 in 2007/8. 5
  2. Merton College 21

    1. Fourth most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 3. 38
    2. 15th most undergraduates studying Medicine, with 16 in 2007/8. 4
  3. University College 19

    1. Fifth most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 3. 38
    2. 25th most undergraduates studying Medicine, with 12 in 2007/8. 0
  4. Oriel College 14

    1. Ninth most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 2. 25
    2. 13th most undergraduates studying Medicine, with 16 in 2007/8. 4
  5. St John's College 14

    1. Seventh most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 2. 25
    2. 21st most undergraduates studying Medicine, with 15 in 2007/8. 3
  6. Brasenose College 12

    1. 19th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
    2. Third most undergraduates studying Medicine, with 23 in 2007/8. 11
  7. Exeter College 9

    1. 18th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
    2. Fourth most undergraduates studying Medicine, with 18 in 2007/8. 6
  8. St Hugh's College 9

    1. 12th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
    2. Ninth most undergraduates studying Medicine, with 17 in 2007/8. 5
  9. Trinity College 9

    1. 13th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
    2. 10th most undergraduates studying Medicine, with 17 in 2007/8. 5
  10. Somerville College 8

    1. 16th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
    2. 12th most undergraduates studying Medicine, with 16 in 2007/8. 4
  11. Christ Church 8

    1. 17th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
    2. 14th most undergraduates studying Medicine, with 16 in 2007/8. 4
  12. New College 8

    1. 11th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
    2. 11th most undergraduates studying Medicine, with 16 in 2007/8. 4
  13. Lincoln College 8

    1. 14th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
    2. 19th most undergraduates studying Medicine, with 15 in 2007/8. 3
  14. St Anne's College 6

    1. Second most undergraduates studying Medicine, with 25 in 2007/8. 13
    2. 22nd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  15. Worcester College 3

    1. Fifth most undergraduates studying Medicine, with 18 in 2007/8. 6
    2. 25th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  16. St Peter's College 2

    1. Sixth most undergraduates studying Medicine, with 17 in 2007/8. 5
    2. 30th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  17. The Queen's College 2

    1. Seventh most undergraduates studying Medicine, with 17 in 2007/8. 5
    2. 42nd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  18. Keble College 2

    1. 16th most undergraduates studying Medicine, with 16 in 2007/8. 4
    2. 35th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  19. Hertford College 1

    1. 22nd most undergraduates studying Medicine, with 15 in 2007/8. 3
    2. 33rd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  20. Wadham College 1

    1. 20th most undergraduates studying Medicine, with 15 in 2007/8. 3
    2. 28th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  21. St Hilda's College 1

    1. 17th most undergraduates studying Medicine, with 15 in 2007/8. 3
    2. 23rd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  22. Corpus Christi College 1

    1. 18th most undergraduates studying Medicine, with 15 in 2007/8. 3
    2. 31st most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  23. Jesus College 0

    1. 36th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
    2. 26th most undergraduates studying Medicine, with 12 in 2007/8. 0
  24. Pembroke College 0

    1. 43rd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
    2. 28th most undergraduates studying Medicine, with 12 in 2007/8. 0
  25. St Edmund Hall 0

    1. 40th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
    2. 27th most undergraduates studying Medicine, with 12 in 2007/8. 0

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