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

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  1. Oriel College 75

    1. The best at University Challenge. 100
    2. 15th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 21 in 2007/8. 50
  2. Magdalen College 62

    1. Second best at University Challenge. 99
    2. 22nd most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 15 in 2007/8. 25
  3. Somerville College 60

    1. Fourth best at University Challenge. 91
    2. 20th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 16 in 2007/8. 29

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  1. St Hilda's College 50

    1. The most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 33 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 21st best at University Challenge. 0
  2. Balliol College 48

    1. Third best at University Challenge. 96
    2. 27th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 9 in 2007/8. 0
  3. The Queen's College 46

    1. Third most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 31 in 2007/8. 92
    2. 23rd best at University Challenge. 0
  4. New College 46

    1. Second most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 31 in 2007/8. 92
    2. 37th best at University Challenge. 0
  5. Christ Church 44

    1. Fourth most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 30 in 2007/8. 88
    2. 29th best at University Challenge. 0
  6. St Hugh's College 38

    1. Fifth most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 27 in 2007/8. 75
    2. 13th best at University Challenge. 0
  7. St Catherine's College 38

    1. Sixth most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 27 in 2007/8. 75
    2. 20th best at University Challenge. 0
  8. St Peter's College 35

    1. Seventh most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 26 in 2007/8. 71
    2. Fifth best at University Challenge. 0
  9. St Anne's College 33

    1. Eighth most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 25 in 2007/8. 67
    2. Sixth best at University Challenge. 0
  10. St Edmund Hall 33

    1. Ninth most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 25 in 2007/8. 67
    2. Eighth best at University Challenge. 0
  11. Pembroke College 33

    1. 10th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 25 in 2007/8. 67
    2. 44th best at University Challenge. 0
  12. Lady Margaret Hall 33

    1. 12th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 25 in 2007/8. 67
    2. 40th best at University Challenge. 0
  13. Exeter College 33

    1. 11th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 25 in 2007/8. 67
    2. 25th best at University Challenge. 0
  14. Keble College 29

    1. 13th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 23 in 2007/8. 58
    2. 35th best at University Challenge. 0
  15. Worcester College 27

    1. 14th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 22 in 2007/8. 54
    2. 16th best at University Challenge. 0
  16. St John's College 23

    1. 16th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 20 in 2007/8. 46
    2. 12th best at University Challenge. 0
  17. Wadham College 17

    1. 18th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 17 in 2007/8. 33
    2. 14th best at University Challenge. 0
  18. Lincoln College 17

    1. 17th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 17 in 2007/8. 33
    2. 43rd best at University Challenge. 0
  19. Jesus College 15

    1. 19th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 16 in 2007/8. 29
    2. 34th best at University Challenge. 0
  20. Trinity College 13

    1. 21st most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 15 in 2007/8. 25
    2. 19th best at University Challenge. 0
  21. Hertford College 8

    1. 23rd most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 13 in 2007/8. 17
    2. 27th best at University Challenge. 0
  22. Merton College 8

    1. 24th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 13 in 2007/8. 17
    2. 36th best at University Challenge. 0
  23. Brasenose College 6

    1. 25th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 13
    2. 32nd best at University Challenge. 0
  24. University College 2

    1. 26th most undergraduates studying Modern Languages, with 10 in 2007/8. 4
    2. 18th best at University Challenge. 0

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