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Durham University

The University Office The Palatine Centre Durham,
United Kingdom View map
United Kingdom
#86
Public
Very High
18,021
Yes
1,629
5,626

Overview

The UK-based Durham University is a public research university situated in the North East of England, UK, founded in 1832. Durham is the joint 78th best university in the world according to the QS World University Rankings® 2018 and ranks among the top 10 universities in the world for: 
  • Theology, divinity and religious studies 
  • Archaeology 
  • Geography 
See Durham University’s performance in all QS World University Rankings® by Subject here. 

University Highlights

Total students - 18,021

22%
78%

International students - 5,626

57%
43%

Total faculty staff - 1,629

702
927

Total students - 18,021

22%
78%

International students - 5,626

57%
43%

Total faculty staff - 1,629

927
702

Scholarships

Yes
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