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

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  1. Oriel College 69

    1. The best at University Challenge. 100
    2. 12th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 22 in 2007/8. 39
  2. Somerville College 57

    1. Fourth best at University Challenge. 91
    2. 19th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 19 in 2007/8. 22
  3. Balliol College 56

    1. Third best at University Challenge. 96
    2. 22nd most undergraduates studying Physics, with 18 in 2007/8. 17

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  1. Keble College 50

    1. The most undergraduates studying Physics, with 33 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 35th best at University Challenge. 0
  2. Magdalen College 49

    1. Second best at University Challenge. 99
    2. 28th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 15 in 2007/8. 0
  3. Jesus College 39

    1. Fourth most undergraduates studying Physics, with 29 in 2007/8. 78
    2. 34th best at University Challenge. 0
  4. Merton College 39

    1. Second most undergraduates studying Physics, with 29 in 2007/8. 78
    2. 36th best at University Challenge. 0
  5. Wadham College 39

    1. Third most undergraduates studying Physics, with 29 in 2007/8. 78
    2. 14th best at University Challenge. 0
  6. University College 36

    1. Fifth most undergraduates studying Physics, with 28 in 2007/8. 72
    2. 18th best at University Challenge. 0
  7. Hertford College 31

    1. Seventh most undergraduates studying Physics, with 26 in 2007/8. 61
    2. 27th best at University Challenge. 0
  8. St Catherine's College 31

    1. Sixth most undergraduates studying Physics, with 26 in 2007/8. 61
    2. 20th best at University Challenge. 0
  9. St Edmund Hall 22

    1. Eighth most undergraduates studying Physics, with 23 in 2007/8. 44
    2. Eighth best at University Challenge. 0
  10. New College 22

    1. Ninth most undergraduates studying Physics, with 23 in 2007/8. 44
    2. 37th best at University Challenge. 0
  11. St John's College 19

    1. 11th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 22 in 2007/8. 39
    2. 12th best at University Challenge. 0
  12. St Hugh's College 19

    1. 10th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 22 in 2007/8. 39
    2. 13th best at University Challenge. 0
  13. Trinity College 17

    1. 13th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 21 in 2007/8. 33
    2. 19th best at University Challenge. 0
  14. Christ Church 14

    1. 14th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 20 in 2007/8. 28
    2. 29th best at University Challenge. 0
  15. Lincoln College 14

    1. 15th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 20 in 2007/8. 28
    2. 43rd best at University Challenge. 0
  16. Worcester College 11

    1. 16th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 19 in 2007/8. 22
    2. 16th best at University Challenge. 0
  17. Mansfield College 11

    1. 20th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 19 in 2007/8. 22
    2. 39th best at University Challenge. 0
  18. St Anne's College 11

    1. 17th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 19 in 2007/8. 22
    2. Sixth best at University Challenge. 0
  19. Lady Margaret Hall 11

    1. 18th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 19 in 2007/8. 22
    2. 40th best at University Challenge. 0
  20. The Queen's College 11

    1. 21st most undergraduates studying Physics, with 19 in 2007/8. 22
    2. 23rd best at University Challenge. 0
  21. Exeter College 8

    1. 23rd most undergraduates studying Physics, with 18 in 2007/8. 17
    2. 25th best at University Challenge. 0
  22. Corpus Christi College 6

    1. 24th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 17 in 2007/8. 11
    2. 30th best at University Challenge. 0
  23. St Peter's College 6

    1. 25th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 17 in 2007/8. 11
    2. Fifth best at University Challenge. 0
  24. Brasenose College 3

    1. 26th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 16 in 2007/8. 6
    2. 32nd best at University Challenge. 0
  25. St Hilda's College 3

    1. 27th most undergraduates studying Physics, with 16 in 2007/8. 6
    2. 21st best at University Challenge. 0

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