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

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  1. Christ Church 82

    1. Second largest endowment income, £8,126,678 in 2005/6. 90
    2. Fourth most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 30 in 2007/8. 88
    3. Eighth most tutors for Modern Languages, with 9 in 2007/8. 70
  2. St John's College 69

    1. The largest endowment income, £9,058,005 in 2005/6. 100
    2. 12th most tutors for Modern Languages, with 8 in 2007/8. 60
    3. 16th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 20 in 2007/8. 46
  3. The Queen's College 68

    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. 15th largest endowment income, £2,025,847 in 2005/6. 22

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  1. 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. 29th largest endowment income, £618,070 in 2005/6. 6
  2. St Peter's College 57

    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. 28th largest endowment income, £906,032 in 2005/6. 9
  3. Oriel College 55

    1. Fourth most tutors for Modern Languages, with 10 in 2007/8. 80
    2. 15th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 21 in 2007/8. 50
    3. 10th largest endowment income, £3,190,586 in 2005/6. 35
  4. St Hilda's College 53

    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. 26th largest endowment income, £934,354 in 2005/6. 10
  5. New College 52

    1. Second most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 31 in 2007/8. 92
    2. Ninth largest endowment income, £3,257,592 in 2005/6. 35
    3. 23rd most tutors for Modern Languages, with 5 in 2007/8. 30
  6. Exeter College 50

    1. Seventh most tutors for Modern Languages, with 9 in 2007/8. 70
    2. 11th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 25 in 2007/8. 67
    3. 18th largest endowment income, £1,325,323 in 2005/6. 14
  7. St Edmund Hall 49

    1. Fifth most tutors for Modern Languages, with 9 in 2007/8. 70
    2. Ninth most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 25 in 2007/8. 67
    3. 25th largest endowment income, £938,544 in 2005/6. 10
  8. Pembroke College 47

    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. 32nd largest endowment income, £470,210 in 2005/6. 4
  9. Magdalen College 44

    1. 13th most tutors for Modern Languages, with 8 in 2007/8. 60
    2. Sixth largest endowment income, £4,218,036 in 2005/6. 46
    3. 22nd most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 15 in 2007/8. 25
  10. St Hugh's College 43

    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. 31st largest endowment income, £513,585 in 2005/6. 5
  11. Jesus College 41

    1. Fourth largest endowment income, £5,016,515 in 2005/6. 55
    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
  12. Lady Margaret Hall 39

    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 largest endowment income, £917,821 in 2005/6. 9
  13. Worcester College 37

    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. 17th largest endowment income, £1,539,246 in 2005/6. 16
  14. Wadham College 36

    1. 10th most tutors for Modern Languages, with 8 in 2007/8. 60
    2. 18th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 17 in 2007/8. 33
    3. 20th largest endowment income, £1,293,320 in 2005/6. 14
  15. Merton College 34

    1. Seventh largest endowment income, £4,193,333 in 2005/6. 46
    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
  16. Trinity College 34

    1. Ninth most tutors for Modern Languages, with 8 in 2007/8. 60
    2. 21st most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 15 in 2007/8. 25
    3. 16th largest endowment income, £1,558,609 in 2005/6. 17
  17. St Anne's College 33

    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. 23rd largest endowment income, £1,154,720 in 2005/6. 12
  18. Brasenose College 31

    1. 14th most tutors for Modern Languages, with 7 in 2007/8. 50
    2. 11th largest endowment income, £2,870,831 in 2005/6. 31
    3. 25th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 13
  19. Hertford College 30

    1. 11th most tutors for Modern Languages, with 8 in 2007/8. 60
    2. 23rd most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 13 in 2007/8. 17
    3. 21st largest endowment income, £1,254,674 in 2005/6. 13
  20. Keble College 28

    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. 30th largest endowment income, £590,482 in 2005/6. 6
  21. Somerville College 24

    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. 19th largest endowment income, £1,321,516 in 2005/6. 14
  22. Balliol College 22

    1. 19th most tutors for Modern Languages, with 6 in 2007/8. 40
    2. 12th largest endowment income, £2,497,476 in 2005/6. 27
    3. 27th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 9 in 2007/8. 0
  23. Lincoln College 19

    1. 17th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 17 in 2007/8. 33
    2. 14th largest endowment income, £2,160,782 in 2005/6. 23
    3. 27th most tutors for Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 0
  24. University College 18

    1. Eighth largest endowment income, £3,685,982 in 2005/6. 40
    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

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