Durham University

country rank  19
world rank  239

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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 large town of Durham (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), North East England. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Queen's Campus, Stockton-On-Tees. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Privy Council, Durham University (DU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational 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 degrees), 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, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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 (population range: 50,000-249,999)
DH1 3LE North East England
United Kingdom
T +44 (191) 334 2000
F +44 (191) 334 6250
Other locations Queen's Campus, Stockton-On-Tees

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Admissions Office, Durham University, University Office
Durham DH1 3HP
+44 (191) 334 6059
(191) 334 6128

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,000-1,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Trimesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Durham University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
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

Affiliations

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

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018