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Durham University

The University Office The Palatine Centre Durham View map
United Kingdom
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Public
Very High
17,362
Yes
1,555
5,107

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 - 17,362

22%
78%

International students - 5,107

55%
45%

Total faculty staff - 1,555

649
906

Total students - 17,362

22%
78%

International students - 5,107

55%
45%

Total faculty staff - 1,555

906
649

Scholarships

Yes
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Campus Locations

English language requirements

This institution accepts IELTS!
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