Durham University

The University Office, Durham

  • #78 QS Global World Ranking
  • PublicStatus
  • Very HighResearch Output
  • 21,492Total Students
  • 1,958Faculty
  • 6,841Int'l Students

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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. 

About

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

QS World University Ranking

  • 2012
    #92
  • 2014
    #90
  • 2015
    #=92
  • 2016
    #61
  • 2017
    #74
  • 2018
    #=78
  • 2019
    #74
  • 2020
    #=78
  • 2021
    #86
  • 2022
    #=82
  • 2023
    #92
  • 2024
    #78

Student & Staff

Total students
21,492

20%
80%

International students
6,841

40%
60%

Total faculty staff
1,958

829
1129

Total students
21,492

20%
80%

International students
6,841

40%
60%

Total faculty staff
1,958

1129
829
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Scholarships

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Campus locations

Josephine Butler College,

Durham, United Kingdom , Durham , United Kingdom ,

Trevelyan,

Trevelyan, United Kingdom , Trevelyan , United Kingdom ,

St Marys,

Durham, United Kingdom , Durham , United Kingdom ,

St Johns,

Durham, United Kingdom , Durham , United Kingdom ,

St Hild and St Bede,

Durham, United Kingdom , Durham , United Kingdom ,

St Cuthberts,

Durham, United Kingdom , Durham , United Kingdom ,

St Chad&s,

Durham, United Kingdom , Durham , United Kingdom ,

St Aidans,

Durham, United Kingdom , Durham , United Kingdom ,

Queens Campus,

Stockton, United Kingdom , Stockton , United Kingdom ,

The University Office, The Palatine Centre, Durham, GB,

The University Office , Durham , County Durham , United Kingdom , DH1 3LE

John Snow College,

Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom , Stockton-on-Tees , United Kingdom ,

Hatfield,

Hatfield, United Kingdom , Hatfield , United Kingdom ,

Grey,

Grey, United Kingdom , Grey , United Kingdom ,

George Stephenson College,

Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom , Stockton-on-Tees , United Kingdom ,

Durham University Business School,

Durham, United Kingdom , Durham , United Kingdom ,

Durham University,

Durham, United Kingdom , Durham , United Kingdom ,

Collingwood,

Collingwood, United Kingdom , Collingwood , United Kingdom ,

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