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Ranking of Oxford colleges according to: large number of tutors for physics and philosophy, most nobel prizes or fields medals.

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  1. Balliol College 74

    1. Second most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 7. 88
    2. Third most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 9 in 2007/8. 60
  2. St Catherine's College 70

    1. Second most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 12 in 2007/8. 90
    2. Third most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 4. 50
  3. Magdalen College 65

    1. The most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 8. 100
    2. 13th most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 6 in 2007/8. 30

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  1. Hertford College 50

    1. The most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 13 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 33rd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  2. University College 34

    1. Fifth most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 3. 38
    2. 12th most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 6 in 2007/8. 30
  3. Oriel College 33

    1. Sixth most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 7 in 2007/8. 40
    2. Ninth most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 2. 25
  4. Brasenose College 31

    1. Fifth most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 8 in 2007/8. 50
    2. 19th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  5. St Hilda's College 25

    1. Fourth most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 8 in 2007/8. 50
    2. 23rd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  6. Christ Church 21

    1. 14th most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 6 in 2007/8. 30
    2. 17th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  7. Exeter College 21

    1. 15th most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 6 in 2007/8. 30
    2. 18th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  8. Trinity College 21

    1. 17th most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 6 in 2007/8. 30
    2. 13th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  9. Keble College 20

    1. Seventh most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 7 in 2007/8. 40
    2. 35th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  10. Corpus Christi College 20

    1. Eighth most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 7 in 2007/8. 40
    2. 31st most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  11. New College 16

    1. 18th most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 5 in 2007/8. 20
    2. 11th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  12. St Hugh's College 16

    1. 19th most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 5 in 2007/8. 20
    2. 12th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  13. Worcester College 15

    1. 11th most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 6 in 2007/8. 30
    2. 25th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  14. Lady Margaret Hall 15

    1. 16th most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 6 in 2007/8. 30
    2. 32nd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  15. Wadham College 15

    1. 10th most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 6 in 2007/8. 30
    2. 28th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  16. St Peter's College 15

    1. Ninth most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 6 in 2007/8. 30
    2. 30th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  17. St John's College 13

    1. Seventh most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 2. 25
    2. 23rd most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 3 in 2007/8. 0
  18. Somerville College 11

    1. 16th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
    2. 21st most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 4 in 2007/8. 10
  19. The Queen's College 5

    1. 20th most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 4 in 2007/8. 10
    2. 42nd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  20. St Edmund Hall 5

    1. 22nd most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 4 in 2007/8. 10
    2. 40th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0

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