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Ranking of Oxford colleges according to: large number of undergraduates studying modern languages, large number of tutors for modern languages, old college.

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  1. The Queen's College 89

    1. Third most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 31 in 2007/8. 92
    2. Second most tutors for Modern Languages, with 11 in 2007/8. 90
    3. Eighth oldest, founded 1341. 84
  2. St Edmund Hall 76

    1. Fifth oldest, founded 1278. 93
    2. Fifth most tutors for Modern Languages, with 9 in 2007/8. 70
    3. Ninth most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 25 in 2007/8. 67
  3. Exeter College 75

    1. Sixth oldest, founded 1314. 88
    2. Seventh most tutors for Modern Languages, with 9 in 2007/8. 70
    3. 11th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 25 in 2007/8. 67

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  1. Oriel College 72

    1. Seventh oldest, founded 1326. 86
    2. Fourth most tutors for Modern Languages, with 10 in 2007/8. 80
    3. 15th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 21 in 2007/8. 50
  2. Christ Church 72

    1. Fourth most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 30 in 2007/8. 88
    2. Eighth most tutors for Modern Languages, with 9 in 2007/8. 70
    3. 15th oldest, founded 1546. 58
  3. New College 67

    1. Second most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 31 in 2007/8. 92
    2. Ninth oldest, founded 1379. 79
    3. 23rd most tutors for Modern Languages, with 5 in 2007/8. 30
  4. Pembroke College 61

    1. Sixth most tutors for Modern Languages, with 9 in 2007/8. 70
    2. 10th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 25 in 2007/8. 67
    3. 20th oldest, founded 1624. 48
  5. St Catherine's College 60

    1. The most tutors for Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 100
    2. Sixth most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 27 in 2007/8. 75
    3. 40th oldest, founded 1963. 4
  6. St Peter's College 56

    1. Third most tutors for Modern Languages, with 11 in 2007/8. 90
    2. Seventh most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 26 in 2007/8. 71
    3. 36th oldest, founded 1929. 8
  7. St Hilda's College 54

    1. The most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 33 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 15th most tutors for Modern Languages, with 7 in 2007/8. 50
    3. 33rd oldest, founded 1893. 13
  8. St John's College 54

    1. 12th most tutors for Modern Languages, with 8 in 2007/8. 60
    2. 17th oldest, founded 1555. 57
    3. 16th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 20 in 2007/8. 46
  9. Magdalen College 51

    1. 12th oldest, founded 1458. 69
    2. 13th most tutors for Modern Languages, with 8 in 2007/8. 60
    3. 22nd most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 15 in 2007/8. 25
  10. Merton College 50

    1. Fourth oldest, founded 1264. 94
    2. 20th most tutors for Modern Languages, with 6 in 2007/8. 40
    3. 24th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 13 in 2007/8. 17
  11. Wadham College 48

    1. 10th most tutors for Modern Languages, with 8 in 2007/8. 60
    2. 19th oldest, founded 1610. 49
    3. 18th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 17 in 2007/8. 33
  12. Trinity College 47

    1. Ninth most tutors for Modern Languages, with 8 in 2007/8. 60
    2. 16th oldest, founded 1554. 57
    3. 21st most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 15 in 2007/8. 25
  13. St Hugh's College 46

    1. Fifth most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 27 in 2007/8. 75
    2. 16th most tutors for Modern Languages, with 7 in 2007/8. 50
    3. 30th oldest, founded 1886. 14
  14. Balliol College 45

    1. Third oldest, founded 1263. 95
    2. 19th most tutors for Modern Languages, with 6 in 2007/8. 40
    3. 27th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 9 in 2007/8. 0
  15. Worcester College 43

    1. 14th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 22 in 2007/8. 54
    2. 18th most tutors for Modern Languages, with 6 in 2007/8. 40
    3. 21st oldest, founded 1714. 36
  16. Brasenose College 42

    1. 13th oldest, founded 1509. 63
    2. 14th most tutors for Modern Languages, with 7 in 2007/8. 50
    3. 25th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 13
  17. Jesus College 41

    1. 18th oldest, founded 1571. 54
    2. 17th most tutors for Modern Languages, with 6 in 2007/8. 40
    3. 19th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 16 in 2007/8. 29
  18. Lady Margaret Hall 40

    1. 12th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 25 in 2007/8. 67
    2. 21st most tutors for Modern Languages, with 6 in 2007/8. 40
    3. 27th oldest, founded 1878. 15
  19. University College 37

    1. Second oldest, founded 1249. 96
    2. 26th most tutors for Modern Languages, with 3 in 2007/8. 10
    3. 26th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 10 in 2007/8. 4
  20. Hertford College 36

    1. 11th most tutors for Modern Languages, with 8 in 2007/8. 60
    2. 22nd oldest, founded 1740. 33
    3. 23rd most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 13 in 2007/8. 17
  21. Lincoln College 36

    1. 10th oldest, founded 1427. 73
    2. 17th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 17 in 2007/8. 33
    3. 27th most tutors for Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 0
  22. St Anne's College 34

    1. Eighth most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 25 in 2007/8. 67
    2. 24th most tutors for Modern Languages, with 4 in 2007/8. 20
    3. 29th oldest, founded 1879. 14
  23. Keble College 31

    1. 13th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 23 in 2007/8. 58
    2. 25th most tutors for Modern Languages, with 4 in 2007/8. 20
    3. 24th oldest, founded 1870. 16
  24. Somerville College 25

    1. 22nd most tutors for Modern Languages, with 5 in 2007/8. 30
    2. 20th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 16 in 2007/8. 29
    3. 28th oldest, founded 1879. 14

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