Facts and figures
A world top 100 university
Ranked 96th in the THE World University Rankings (2016/17) and 74th in the QS World University Rankings (2016/17)
A top UK university
6th in The Complete University Guide 2017, and 4th in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017.
25 departments or schools
Offering over 200 undergraduate and 130 taught postgraduate courses, and many research programmes.
Over 3,000 staff members
Over 30% of academic staff are non-UK origin.
Arts and Humanities, Science, and Social Science and Health.
Durham's distinctive residential and educational communities.
A top university for employability
Ranked in the world top 40 for the employability of our students by blue-chip companies world-wide QS World University Rankings (2016/17)
21% of students are of non-UK origin
150 countries represented in our staff and student bodies, creating a diverse social and academic community.
A total student population of 17,505 (2015/16)
Made up of undergraduate and postgraduate students, from home and international.
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