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

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  1. Oriel College 72

    1. The best at University Challenge. 100
    2. Fourth most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 13 in 2007/8. 91
    3. 11th most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 25
  2. Magdalen College 67

    1. Second best at University Challenge. 99
    2. 14th most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 10 in 2007/8. 64
    3. Fourth most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 3 in 2007/8. 38
  3. Wadham College 55

    1. The most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 8 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 15th most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 10 in 2007/8. 64
    3. 14th best at University Challenge. 0

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  1. Somerville College 52

    1. Fourth best at University Challenge. 91
    2. Sixth most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 3 in 2007/8. 38
    3. 24th most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 6 in 2007/8. 27
  2. St Catherine's College 46

    1. Second most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 14 in 2007/8. 100
    2. Seventh most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 3 in 2007/8. 38
    3. 20th best at University Challenge. 0
  3. New College 44

    1. Second most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 7 in 2007/8. 88
    2. 21st most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 8 in 2007/8. 45
    3. 37th best at University Challenge. 0
  4. St Peter's College 42

    1. The most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 14 in 2007/8. 100
    2. Ninth most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 25
    3. Fifth best at University Challenge. 0
  5. Brasenose College 41

    1. Ninth most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 11 in 2007/8. 73
    2. Third most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 4 in 2007/8. 50
    3. 32nd best at University Challenge. 0
  6. Exeter College 37

    1. Seventh most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 11 in 2007/8. 73
    2. Eighth most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 3 in 2007/8. 38
    3. 25th best at University Challenge. 0
  7. St Hilda's College 37

    1. Eighth most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 11 in 2007/8. 73
    2. Fifth most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 3 in 2007/8. 38
    3. 21st best at University Challenge. 0
  8. Christ Church 36

    1. Sixth most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 82
    2. 13th most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 25
    3. 29th best at University Challenge. 0
  9. Pembroke College 31

    1. Fifth most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 12 in 2007/8. 82
    2. 18th most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 1 in 2007/8. 13
    3. 44th best at University Challenge. 0
  10. The Queen's College 30

    1. Third most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 13 in 2007/8. 91
    2. 23rd best at University Challenge. 0
    3. 26th most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  11. St Edmund Hall 28

    1. 10th most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 11 in 2007/8. 73
    2. 20th most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 1 in 2007/8. 13
    3. Eighth best at University Challenge. 0
  12. Worcester College 27

    1. 16th most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 9 in 2007/8. 55
    2. 14th most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 25
    3. 16th best at University Challenge. 0
  13. Jesus College 23

    1. 20th most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 8 in 2007/8. 45
    2. 15th most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 25
    3. 34th best at University Challenge. 0
  14. Lady Margaret Hall 23

    1. 19th most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 8 in 2007/8. 45
    2. 12th most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 25
    3. 40th best at University Challenge. 0
  15. St John's College 22

    1. 17th most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 9 in 2007/8. 55
    2. 19th most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 1 in 2007/8. 13
    3. 12th best at University Challenge. 0
  16. St Hugh's College 21

    1. 12th most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 10 in 2007/8. 64
    2. 13th best at University Challenge. 0
    3. 25th most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  17. Trinity College 21

    1. 11th most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 10 in 2007/8. 64
    2. 19th best at University Challenge. 0
    3. 27th most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  18. Hertford College 21

    1. 13th most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 10 in 2007/8. 64
    2. 27th best at University Challenge. 0
    3. 22nd most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  19. St Anne's College 20

    1. 22nd most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 7 in 2007/8. 36
    2. 10th most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 25
    3. Sixth best at University Challenge. 0
  20. Merton College 15

    1. 18th most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 8 in 2007/8. 45
    2. 36th best at University Challenge. 0
    3. 24th most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  21. University College 14

    1. 16th most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 25
    2. 25th most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 5 in 2007/8. 18
    3. 18th best at University Challenge. 0
  22. Keble College 12

    1. 23rd most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 7 in 2007/8. 36
    2. 35th best at University Challenge. 0
    3. 23rd most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  23. Lincoln College 8

    1. 17th most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 25
    2. 43rd best at University Challenge. 0
    3. 26th most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 3 in 2007/8. 0
  24. Harris Manchester College 0

    1. 28th best at University Challenge. 0
    2. 27th most tutors for Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 3 in 2007/8. 0
    3. 21st most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0

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