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Ranking of Oxford colleges according to: best at university challenge, most nobel prizes or fields medals.

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  1. Magdalen College 99

    1. The most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 8. 100
    2. Second best at University Challenge. 99
  2. Balliol College 92

    1. Third best at University Challenge. 96
    2. Second most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 7. 88
  3. Oriel College 63

    1. The best at University Challenge. 100
    2. Ninth most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 2. 25

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  1. Somerville College 52

    1. Fourth best at University Challenge. 91
    2. 16th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
  2. St Catherine's College 25

    1. Third most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 4. 50
    2. 20th best at University Challenge. 0
  3. University College 19

    1. Fifth most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 3. 38
    2. 18th best at University Challenge. 0
  4. Merton College 19

    1. Fourth most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 3. 38
    2. 36th best at University Challenge. 0
  5. All Souls College 13

    1. Sixth most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 2. 25
    2. 38th best at University Challenge. 0
  6. St Antony's College 13

    1. Eighth most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 2. 25
    2. 10th best at University Challenge. 0
  7. St John's College 13

    1. Seventh most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 2. 25
    2. 12th best at University Challenge. 0
  8. Nuffield College 13

    1. 10th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 2. 25
    2. 24th best at University Challenge. 0
  9. Exeter College 6

    1. 18th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
    2. 25th best at University Challenge. 0
  10. Brasenose College 6

    1. 19th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
    2. 32nd best at University Challenge. 0
  11. St Hugh's College 6

    1. 12th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
    2. 13th best at University Challenge. 0
  12. Christ Church 6

    1. 17th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
    2. 29th best at University Challenge. 0
  13. Trinity College 6

    1. 13th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
    2. 19th best at University Challenge. 0
  14. New College 6

    1. 11th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
    2. 37th best at University Challenge. 0
  15. Linacre College 6

    1. 15th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
    2. 42nd best at University Challenge. 0
  16. Lincoln College 6

    1. 14th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 1. 13
    2. 43rd best at University Challenge. 0
  17. Worcester College 0

    1. 25th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
    2. 16th best at University Challenge. 0
  18. Wycliffe Hall 0

    1. 26th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
    2. 17th best at University Challenge. 0
  19. St Benet's Hall 0

    1. 20th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
    2. 11th best at University Challenge. 0
  20. St Stephen's House 0

    1. 21st most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
    2. Seventh best at University Challenge. 0
  21. St Anne's College 0

    1. 22nd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
    2. Sixth best at University Challenge. 0
  22. St Hilda's College 0

    1. 23rd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
    2. 21st best at University Challenge. 0
  23. Blackfriars 0

    1. 29th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
    2. 31st best at University Challenge. 0
  24. Wolfson College 0

    1. 27th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
    2. 15th best at University Challenge. 0
  25. St Peter's College 0

    1. 30th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
    2. Fifth best at University Challenge. 0
  26. St Cross College 0

    1. 24th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
    2. 22nd best at University Challenge. 0
  27. Wadham College 0

    1. 28th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
    2. 14th best at University Challenge. 0
  28. St Edmund Hall 0

    1. 40th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
    2. Eighth best at University Challenge. 0
  29. Harris Manchester College 0

    1. 39th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
    2. 28th best at University Challenge. 0
  30. Mansfield College 0

    1. 37th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
    2. 39th best at University Challenge. 0
  31. Lady Margaret Hall 0

    1. 32nd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
    2. 40th best at University Challenge. 0
  32. Kellogg College 0

    1. 34th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
    2. 41st best at University Challenge. 0
  33. Keble College 0

    1. 35th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
    2. 35th best at University Challenge. 0
  34. Hertford College 0

    1. 33rd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
    2. 27th best at University Challenge. 0
  35. Green Templeton College 0

    1. 38th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
    2. 26th best at University Challenge. 0
  36. Jesus College 0

    1. 36th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
    2. 34th best at University Challenge. 0
  37. Corpus Christi College 0

    1. 31st most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
    2. 30th best at University Challenge. 0
  38. Regent's Park College 0

    1. 41st most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
    2. Ninth best at University Challenge. 0
  39. The Queen's College 0

    1. 42nd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
    2. 23rd best at University Challenge. 0
  40. Pembroke College 0

    1. 43rd most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
    2. 44th best at University Challenge. 0
  41. Campion Hall 0

    1. 44th most Nobel Prizes or Fields medals, with 0. 0
    2. 33rd best at University Challenge. 0

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