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Undergraduate

Why choose Durham University?

One of the top universities in the UK

Ranked 6th in The Times and The Sunday Times University Guide 2015

In the world's top 100 universities

2014 QS World University Rankings

Ranked 34th in the world for Arts and Humanities

The Times Higher Education World University rankings 2014

Ranked in the top 25 globally for employer reputation

2014 QS World University Rankings

Ranked 42nd in the world for international outlook

The Times Higher Education World University rankings 2014

In the top 5 safest universities in England and Wales

The Complete University Guide 2015

Ranked 4th for spend on facilities

The Complete University Guide 2015

Ranked in the Top 3 for student quality of life

Lloyds Bank University Quality of Life Survey 2014

2nd in the 2013/14 BUCS Sport League Table

92% of our students regularly take part in sport activities

91% of our students say they are satisfied with their experience at Durham

National Student Survey 2014 (sector average 86%)

Named Sports University of the Year 2015 for our commitment to sport

The Times and The Sunday Times University Guide 2015

96% of our undergraduates successfully complete their degree

The Times and The Sunday Times University Guide 2015

“Durham made me believe in myself, gave me the confidence to aim high.”

Lucy Beresford, Trevelyan 1984-87, author of Something I'm Not

World leading research across all Durham University subjects

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