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

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  1. Magdalen College 68

    1. Second best at University Challenge. 99
    2. Fourth most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 3 in 2007/8. 38
  2. Somerville College 64

    1. Fourth best at University Challenge. 91
    2. Sixth most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 3 in 2007/8. 38
  3. Oriel College 63

    1. The best at University Challenge. 100
    2. 11th most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 25

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  1. Wadham College 50

    1. The most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 8 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 14th best at University Challenge. 0
  2. New College 44

    1. Second most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 7 in 2007/8. 88
    2. 37th best at University Challenge. 0
  3. Brasenose College 25

    1. Third most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 4 in 2007/8. 50
    2. 32nd best at University Challenge. 0
  4. St Hilda's College 19

    1. Fifth most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 3 in 2007/8. 38
    2. 21st best at University Challenge. 0
  5. St Catherine's College 19

    1. Seventh most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 3 in 2007/8. 38
    2. 20th best at University Challenge. 0
  6. Exeter College 19

    1. Eighth most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 3 in 2007/8. 38
    2. 25th best at University Challenge. 0
  7. St Peter's College 13

    1. Ninth most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 25
    2. Fifth best at University Challenge. 0
  8. St Anne's College 13

    1. 10th most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 25
    2. Sixth best at University Challenge. 0
  9. Lady Margaret Hall 13

    1. 12th most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 25
    2. 40th best at University Challenge. 0
  10. Christ Church 13

    1. 13th most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 25
    2. 29th best at University Challenge. 0
  11. Worcester College 13

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

    1. 15th most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 25
    2. 34th best at University Challenge. 0
  13. University College 13

    1. 16th most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 25
    2. 18th best at University Challenge. 0
  14. Lincoln College 13

    1. 17th most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 2 in 2007/8. 25
    2. 43rd best at University Challenge. 0
  15. Pembroke College 6

    1. 18th most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 1 in 2007/8. 13
    2. 44th best at University Challenge. 0
  16. St John's College 6

    1. 19th most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 1 in 2007/8. 13
    2. 12th best at University Challenge. 0
  17. St Edmund Hall 6

    1. 20th most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 1 in 2007/8. 13
    2. Eighth best at University Challenge. 0
  18. Harris Manchester College 0

    1. 28th best at University Challenge. 0
    2. 21st most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  19. Hertford College 0

    1. 27th best at University Challenge. 0
    2. 22nd most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  20. Keble College 0

    1. 35th best at University Challenge. 0
    2. 23rd most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  21. Merton College 0

    1. 36th best at University Challenge. 0
    2. 24th most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  22. St Hugh's College 0

    1. 13th best at University Challenge. 0
    2. 25th most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  23. The Queen's College 0

    1. 23rd best at University Challenge. 0
    2. 26th most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  24. Trinity College 0

    1. 19th best at University Challenge. 0
    2. 27th most undergraduates studying Philosophy and Modern Languages, with 0 in 2007/8. 0

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