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

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  1. Balliol College 98

    1. The most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 12 in 2007/8. 100
    2. Third best at University Challenge. 96
  2. Oriel College 67

    1. The best at University Challenge. 100
    2. Fourth most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 4 in 2007/8. 33
  3. Somerville College 58

    1. Fourth best at University Challenge. 91
    2. Fifth most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 3 in 2007/8. 25

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  1. Magdalen College 54

    1. Second best at University Challenge. 99
    2. 15th most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 1 in 2007/8. 8
  2. Exeter College 29

    1. Second most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 7 in 2007/8. 58
    2. 25th best at University Challenge. 0
  3. St Hilda's College 17

    1. Third most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 4 in 2007/8. 33
    2. 21st best at University Challenge. 0
  4. Hertford College 13

    1. Sixth most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 3 in 2007/8. 25
    2. 27th best at University Challenge. 0
  5. Wadham College 8

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

    1. Seventh most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 2 in 2007/8. 17
    2. Fifth best at University Challenge. 0
  7. The Queen's College 8

    1. 10th most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 2 in 2007/8. 17
    2. 23rd best at University Challenge. 0
  8. New College 8

    1. Ninth most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 2 in 2007/8. 17
    2. 37th best at University Challenge. 0
  9. Lady Margaret Hall 8

    1. 11th most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 2 in 2007/8. 17
    2. 40th best at University Challenge. 0
  10. Christ Church 4

    1. 12th most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 1 in 2007/8. 8
    2. 29th best at University Challenge. 0
  11. University College 4

    1. 13th most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 1 in 2007/8. 8
    2. 18th best at University Challenge. 0
  12. St Edmund Hall 4

    1. 14th most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 1 in 2007/8. 8
    2. Eighth best at University Challenge. 0
  13. Trinity College 4

    1. 16th most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 1 in 2007/8. 8
    2. 19th best at University Challenge. 0
  14. Worcester College 0

    1. 16th best at University Challenge. 0
    2. 17th most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  15. Brasenose College 0

    1. 32nd best at University Challenge. 0
    2. 18th most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  16. St Hugh's College 0

    1. 13th best at University Challenge. 0
    2. 19th most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  17. St John's College 0

    1. 12th best at University Challenge. 0
    2. 20th most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  18. Keble College 0

    1. 35th best at University Challenge. 0
    2. 21st most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  19. St Catherine's College 0

    1. 20th best at University Challenge. 0
    2. 22nd most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  20. Corpus Christi College 0

    1. 30th best at University Challenge. 0
    2. 23rd most undergraduates studying Physics and Philosophy, with 0 in 2007/8. 0

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