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

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  1. St Catherine's College 67

    1. Second most tutors for Physics, with 10 in 2007/8. 90
    2. Sixth most undergraduates studying Physics, with 26 in 2007/8. 61
    3. Third most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 4. 50
  2. Hertford College 54

    1. The most tutors for Physics, with 11 in 2007/8. 100
    2. Seventh most undergraduates studying Physics, with 26 in 2007/8. 61
    3. 33rd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  3. Balliol College 48

    1. Second most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 7. 88
    2. Third most tutors for Physics, with 5 in 2007/8. 40
    3. 22nd most undergraduates studying Physics, with 18 in 2007/8. 17

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  1. University College 47

    1. Fifth most undergraduates studying Physics, with 28 in 2007/8. 72
    2. Fifth most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 3. 38
    3. Ninth most tutors for Physics, with 4 in 2007/8. 30
  2. Merton College 45

    1. Second most undergraduates studying Physics, with 29 in 2007/8. 78
    2. Fourth most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 3. 38
    3. 22nd most tutors for Physics, with 3 in 2007/8. 20
  3. Magdalen College 43

    1. The most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 8. 100
    2. 10th most tutors for Physics, with 4 in 2007/8. 30
    3. 28th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 15 in 2007/8. 0
  4. Keble College 43

    1. The most undergraduates studying Physics, with 33 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 16th most tutors for Physics, with 4 in 2007/8. 30
    3. 35th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  5. Jesus College 36

    1. Fourth most undergraduates studying Physics, with 29 in 2007/8. 78
    2. 14th most tutors for Physics, with 4 in 2007/8. 30
    3. 36th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  6. Wadham College 36

    1. Third most undergraduates studying Physics, with 29 in 2007/8. 78
    2. Sixth most tutors for Physics, with 4 in 2007/8. 30
    3. 28th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  7. Oriel College 31

    1. 12th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 22 in 2007/8. 39
    2. Fifth most tutors for Physics, with 4 in 2007/8. 30
    3. Ninth most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 2. 25
  8. Trinity College 25

    1. 13th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 21 in 2007/8. 33
    2. Eighth most tutors for Physics, with 4 in 2007/8. 30
    3. 13th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  9. St John's College 25

    1. 11th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 22 in 2007/8. 39
    2. Seventh most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 2. 25
    3. 27th most tutors for Physics, with 2 in 2007/8. 10
  10. New College 22

    1. Ninth most undergraduates studying Physics, with 23 in 2007/8. 44
    2. 11th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
    3. 23rd most tutors for Physics, with 2 in 2007/8. 10
  11. Mansfield College 21

    1. Fourth most tutors for Physics, with 5 in 2007/8. 40
    2. 20th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 19 in 2007/8. 22
    3. 37th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  12. St Hugh's College 20

    1. 10th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 22 in 2007/8. 39
    2. 12th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
    3. 25th most tutors for Physics, with 2 in 2007/8. 10
  13. Christ Church 20

    1. 14th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 20 in 2007/8. 28
    2. 21st most tutors for Physics, with 3 in 2007/8. 20
    3. 17th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  14. Exeter College 20

    1. 15th most tutors for Physics, with 4 in 2007/8. 30
    2. 23rd most undergraduates studying Physics, with 18 in 2007/8. 17
    3. 18th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  15. Somerville College 18

    1. 19th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 19 in 2007/8. 22
    2. 20th most tutors for Physics, with 3 in 2007/8. 20
    3. 16th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  16. St Edmund Hall 18

    1. Eighth most undergraduates studying Physics, with 23 in 2007/8. 44
    2. 26th most tutors for Physics, with 2 in 2007/8. 10
    3. 40th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  17. Lady Margaret Hall 17

    1. 11th most tutors for Physics, with 4 in 2007/8. 30
    2. 18th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 19 in 2007/8. 22
    3. 32nd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  18. Brasenose College 16

    1. 13th most tutors for Physics, with 4 in 2007/8. 30
    2. 19th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
    3. 26th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 16 in 2007/8. 6
  19. Worcester College 14

    1. 16th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 19 in 2007/8. 22
    2. 18th most tutors for Physics, with 3 in 2007/8. 20
    3. 25th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  20. St Anne's College 14

    1. 17th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 19 in 2007/8. 22
    2. 17th most tutors for Physics, with 3 in 2007/8. 20
    3. 22nd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  21. Corpus Christi College 14

    1. 12th most tutors for Physics, with 4 in 2007/8. 30
    2. 24th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 17 in 2007/8. 11
    3. 31st most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  22. Lincoln College 13

    1. 15th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 20 in 2007/8. 28
    2. 14th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
    3. 28th most tutors for Physics, with 1 in 2007/8. 0
  23. St Hilda's College 12

    1. Seventh most tutors for Physics, with 4 in 2007/8. 30
    2. 27th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 16 in 2007/8. 6
    3. 23rd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  24. The Queen's College 11

    1. 21st most undergraduates studying Physics, with 19 in 2007/8. 22
    2. 24th most tutors for Physics, with 2 in 2007/8. 10
    3. 42nd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
  25. St Peter's College 10

    1. 19th most tutors for Physics, with 3 in 2007/8. 20
    2. 25th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 17 in 2007/8. 11
    3. 30th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0

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