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

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  1. Balliol College 85

    1. The most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 12 in 2007/8. 100
    2. Third best at University Challenge. 96
    3. Third most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 9 in 2007/8. 60
  2. Oriel College 58

    1. The best at University Challenge. 100
    2. Sixth most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 7 in 2007/8. 40
    3. Fourth most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 4 in 2007/8. 33
  3. Magdalen College 46

    1. Second best at University Challenge. 99
    2. 13th most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 6 in 2007/8. 30
    3. 15th most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 1 in 2007/8. 8

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  1. Somerville College 42

    1. Fourth best at University Challenge. 91
    2. Fifth most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 3 in 2007/8. 25
    3. 21st most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 4 in 2007/8. 10
  2. Hertford College 42

    1. The most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 13 in 2007/8. 100
    2. Sixth most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 3 in 2007/8. 25
    3. 27th best at University Challenge. 0
  3. St Catherine's College 30

    1. Second most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 12 in 2007/8. 90
    2. 20th best at University Challenge. 0
    3. 22nd most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  4. Exeter College 29

    1. Second most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 7 in 2007/8. 58
    2. 15th most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 6 in 2007/8. 30
    3. 25th best at University Challenge. 0
  5. St Hilda's College 28

    1. Fourth most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 8 in 2007/8. 50
    2. Third most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 4 in 2007/8. 33
    3. 21st best at University Challenge. 0
  6. Brasenose College 17

    1. Fifth most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 8 in 2007/8. 50
    2. 32nd best at University Challenge. 0
    3. 18th most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  7. Wadham College 16

    1. 10th most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 6 in 2007/8. 30
    2. Eighth most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 2 in 2007/8. 17
    3. 14th best at University Challenge. 0
  8. St Peter's College 16

    1. Ninth most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 6 in 2007/8. 30
    2. Seventh most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 2 in 2007/8. 17
    3. Fifth best at University Challenge. 0
  9. Lady Margaret Hall 16

    1. 16th most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 6 in 2007/8. 30
    2. 11th most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 2 in 2007/8. 17
    3. 40th best at University Challenge. 0
  10. Corpus Christi College 13

    1. Eighth most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 7 in 2007/8. 40
    2. 30th best at University Challenge. 0
    3. 23rd most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  11. Keble College 13

    1. Seventh most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 7 in 2007/8. 40
    2. 35th best at University Challenge. 0
    3. 21st most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  12. University College 13

    1. 12th most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 6 in 2007/8. 30
    2. 13th most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 1 in 2007/8. 8
    3. 18th best at University Challenge. 0
  13. Trinity College 13

    1. 17th most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 6 in 2007/8. 30
    2. 16th most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 1 in 2007/8. 8
    3. 19th best at University Challenge. 0
  14. Christ Church 13

    1. 14th most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 6 in 2007/8. 30
    2. 12th most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 1 in 2007/8. 8
    3. 29th best at University Challenge. 0
  15. New College 12

    1. 18th most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 5 in 2007/8. 20
    2. Ninth most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 2 in 2007/8. 17
    3. 37th best at University Challenge. 0
  16. Worcester College 10

    1. 11th most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 6 in 2007/8. 30
    2. 16th best at University Challenge. 0
    3. 17th most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  17. The Queen's College 9

    1. 10th most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 2 in 2007/8. 17
    2. 20th most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 4 in 2007/8. 10
    3. 23rd best at University Challenge. 0
  18. St Hugh's College 7

    1. 19th most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 5 in 2007/8. 20
    2. 13th best at University Challenge. 0
    3. 19th most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  19. St Edmund Hall 6

    1. 22nd most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 4 in 2007/8. 10
    2. 14th most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 1 in 2007/8. 8
    3. Eighth best at University Challenge. 0
  20. St John's College 0

    1. 12th best at University Challenge. 0
    2. 23rd most tutors for Physics and Philosophy, with 3 in 2007/8. 0
    3. 20th most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 0 in 2007/8. 0

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