Durham University

country rank  30
world rank  327

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University Overview

Founded in 1832, Durham University is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Durham (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), North East England. This institution also has a branch campus in Stockton-On-Tees. Officially recognized/chartered by the Privy Council, Durham University (DU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational UK higher education institution. Durham University (DU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. DU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym DU
Founded 1832
Motto Fundamenta eius super montibus sanctis
Her foundations are upon the holy hills
Colours Palatinate purple

University Location

Address The Palatine Centre, Stockton Road
Durham
DH1 3LE North East England
United Kingdom
Tel +44 (191) 334 2000
Fax +44 (191) 334 6250
Other locations Stockton-On-Tees

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
International
students
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
Not reported

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Admissions Office, Durham University, University Office
Durham DH1 3HP
(191) 334 6059
(191) 334 6128

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff 1,500-1,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Trimesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Durham University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Yes

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Privy Council


Year of first Accreditation

1837


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD-EQUIS)
  • Association of MBAs (AMBA)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • General Medical Council
  • British Psychological Society


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • European University Association (EUA)
  • N8 Research Partnership
  • Universities UK
  • Matariki Network of Universities (MNU)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2021