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Ranking of Oxford colleges according to: large number of undergraduates studying philosophy and modern languages, most nobel prizes or fields medals.

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  1. Magdalen College 69

    1. The most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 8. 100
    2. Fourth most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 3 in 2007/8. 38
  2. New College 50

    1. Second most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 7 in 2007/8. 88
    2. 11th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  3. Wadham College 50

    1. The most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 8 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 28th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0

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  1. St Catherine's College 44

    1. Third most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 4. 50
    2. Seventh most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 3 in 2007/8. 38
  2. University College 31

    1. Fifth most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 3. 38
    2. 16th most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 25
  3. Brasenose College 31

    1. Third most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 4 in 2007/8. 50
    2. 19th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  4. Oriel College 25

    1. Ninth most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 2. 25
    2. 11th most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 25
  5. Exeter College 25

    1. Eighth most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 3 in 2007/8. 38
    2. 18th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  6. Somerville College 25

    1. Sixth most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 3 in 2007/8. 38
    2. 16th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  7. St John's College 19

    1. Seventh most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 2. 25
    2. 19th most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 1 in 2007/8. 13
  8. St Hilda's College 19

    1. Fifth most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 3 in 2007/8. 38
    2. 23rd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  9. Merton College 19

    1. Fourth most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 3. 38
    2. 24th most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  10. Christ Church 19

    1. 13th most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 25
    2. 17th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  11. Lincoln College 19

    1. 17th most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 25
    2. 14th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  12. St Peter's College 13

    1. Ninth most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 25
    2. 30th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  13. St Anne's College 13

    1. 10th most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 25
    2. 22nd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  14. Worcester College 13

    1. 14th most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 25
    2. 25th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  15. Jesus College 13

    1. 15th most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 25
    2. 36th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  16. Lady Margaret Hall 13

    1. 12th most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 25
    2. 32nd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  17. Trinity College 6

    1. 13th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
    2. 27th most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  18. Pembroke College 6

    1. 18th most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 1 in 2007/8. 13
    2. 43rd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  19. St Hugh's College 6

    1. 12th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
    2. 25th most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  20. St Edmund Hall 6

    1. 20th most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 1 in 2007/8. 13
    2. 40th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  21. Hertford College 0

    1. 33rd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
    2. 22nd most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  22. Harris Manchester College 0

    1. 39th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
    2. 21st most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  23. The Queen's College 0

    1. 42nd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
    2. 26th most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  24. Keble College 0

    1. 35th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
    2. 23rd most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0

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