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Durham University

Sporty Political City Rural By the sea

Ucas code: D86

A globally outstanding centre of teaching and research excellence, a collegiate community of extraordinary people, a unique and historic setting – Durham is a university like no other. We believe that inspiring our people to do outstanding things at Durham enables Durham people to do outstanding things in the world. We offer the inspiration, they achieve the outstanding. We invite you to join them. Durham is one of the world’s leading universities as shown by our World Top 100 position in the QS World University Rankings 2019, where we are ranked 74th. A record 18 Durham subjects are also in the World Top 100 of the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019, including 10 in the World Top 50. Three of our subjects are in the World Top 10 - Theology and Religion (fifth), Archaeology (sixth) and Geography (ninth).
Source:Durham Students' Union

How students describe this university

We asked more than 11,000 undergraduates to say how far they would describe their uni as having the following characteristics. We carry out this analysis where we have scores from at least 30 students. You can also see whether these ratings are high, medium or low compared to other universities.

Diverse local nightlife

49%

LOW

Varied union activities

69%

MED

Political

69%

HIGH

Sporty

84%

HIGH

Creative

67%

MED

Vital stats

Sources: NSS, DLHE & HESA
% of graduates in work or further study 95% MED
Average graduate salary £25k HIGH
Student satisfaction score 80%

Number of students

17,379

students attended last year

Undergraduate / Postgraduate

74%

of students are undergrads

Full-time / Part-time

7%

of students are part-time

Male / Female

46%

of students are male

Young / Mature

7%

of students aged over 21

UK / Non-UK

29%

of students here are from outside the UK

What students say about this university

Dialog 626 comments (143 students)
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