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Ranking of Oxford colleges according to: large number of undergraduates studying physics, most nobel prizes or fields medals.

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  1. Merton College 58

    1. Second most undergraduates studying Physics, with 29 in 2007/8. 78
    2. Fourth most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 3. 38
  2. St Catherine's College 56

    1. Sixth most undergraduates studying Physics, with 26 in 2007/8. 61
    2. Third most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 4. 50
  3. University College 55

    1. Fifth most undergraduates studying Physics, with 28 in 2007/8. 72
    2. Fifth most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 3. 38

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  1. Balliol College 52

    1. Second most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 7. 88
    2. 22nd most undergraduates studying Physics, with 18 in 2007/8. 17
  2. Keble College 50

    1. The most undergraduates studying Physics, with 33 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 35th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  3. Magdalen College 50

    1. The most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 8. 100
    2. 28th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 15 in 2007/8. 0
  4. Wadham College 39

    1. Third most undergraduates studying Physics, with 29 in 2007/8. 78
    2. 28th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  5. Jesus College 39

    1. Fourth most undergraduates studying Physics, with 29 in 2007/8. 78
    2. 36th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  6. St John's College 32

    1. 11th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 22 in 2007/8. 39
    2. Seventh most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 2. 25
  7. Oriel College 32

    1. 12th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 22 in 2007/8. 39
    2. Ninth most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 2. 25
  8. Hertford College 31

    1. Seventh most undergraduates studying Physics, with 26 in 2007/8. 61
    2. 33rd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  9. New College 28

    1. Ninth most undergraduates studying Physics, with 23 in 2007/8. 44
    2. 11th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  10. St Hugh's College 26

    1. 10th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 22 in 2007/8. 39
    2. 12th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  11. Trinity College 23

    1. 13th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 21 in 2007/8. 33
    2. 13th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  12. St Edmund Hall 22

    1. Eighth most undergraduates studying Physics, with 23 in 2007/8. 44
    2. 40th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  13. Lincoln College 20

    1. 15th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 20 in 2007/8. 28
    2. 14th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  14. Christ Church 20

    1. 14th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 20 in 2007/8. 28
    2. 17th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  15. Somerville College 17

    1. 19th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 19 in 2007/8. 22
    2. 16th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  16. Exeter College 15

    1. 23rd most undergraduates studying Physics, with 18 in 2007/8. 17
    2. 18th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  17. Worcester College 11

    1. 16th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 19 in 2007/8. 22
    2. 25th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  18. The Queen's College 11

    1. 21st most undergraduates studying Physics, with 19 in 2007/8. 22
    2. 42nd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  19. Mansfield College 11

    1. 20th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 19 in 2007/8. 22
    2. 37th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  20. St Anne's College 11

    1. 17th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 19 in 2007/8. 22
    2. 22nd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  21. Lady Margaret Hall 11

    1. 18th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 19 in 2007/8. 22
    2. 32nd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  22. Brasenose College 9

    1. 19th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
    2. 26th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 16 in 2007/8. 6
  23. St Peter's College 6

    1. 25th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 17 in 2007/8. 11
    2. 30th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  24. Corpus Christi College 6

    1. 24th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 17 in 2007/8. 11
    2. 31st most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  25. St Hilda's College 3

    1. 27th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 16 in 2007/8. 6
    2. 23rd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0

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