Durham University Rankings

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In the World#310 of 14178
In Europe#112 of 2794
In the United Kingdom#28 of 163
In England#23 of 131
In Durham#1 of 1
In History#26 of 5,620

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
41%
Enrollment
17,707
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
dur.ac.uk
Languages
English

Publications & Citations

Publications
89,157
Citations
3,515,880

Durham University majors

by publication count

Medicine
17,440
Physics
11,817
Chemistry
7,827
Biology
5,788
Psychology
5,179
Geology
4,656
Materials science
4,433
Computer science
3,909
Sociology
3,296
Mathematics
3,086
Engineering
2,456
History
2,183
Political science
2,135
Economics
1,695
Philosophy
1,672
Geography
1,527
Business
1,363
Art
1,246
Environmental science
1,166

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
History2212,103
Geology26204,977
Physics35784,988
Sociology48117,729
Philosophy705,683
Geography8342,723
Art883,230
Political science10725,548
Psychology122296,224
Engineering15463,608
Medicine161600,489
Environmental science17352,185
Economics17956,193
Mathematics22183,061
Chemistry223247,780
Computer science230119,144
Materials science239129,857
Biology278357,884
Business28525,994

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
19905378315
19916649188
199272010339
199377311090
199471312280
199588014446
199698616242
1997108118631
1998117021382
1999132726109
2000141930994
2001148438201
2002154144881
2003172056229
2004183263391
2005201171523
2006237484923
2007249997121
20082640109155
20092903125911
20103093137586
20113086160097
20123404179893
20133730199279
20144077207975
20154330221612
20164326221664
20174400229860
20184545215968
20194843242255
20204962261824

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate41%
Admissions RequirementsGeneral Certificate of Education (GCE), General Certicate of Secondary Education (GCSE) or equivalent, with passes in 3 approved subjects at Ordinary ('O') level, or 1 at 'O' and 2 at Advanced ('A') level, or 1 at 'O' and 3 at 'A'. Candidates may offer Advanced Supplementary ('AS') levels which count as 1/2 an 'A' level
Academic CalendarOctober to June
Enrollment17,707
Full time employee1,134
Student:staff ratio16:1

Tuition

UndergraduateGraduate
Local students$11,250$6,250
International students$18,750

Durham University has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities++++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences++++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics++++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine++++
Engineering | IT++++
Maths | Natural Sciences++++
Master's DegreeAccountancy, Anthropology, Applied Linguistics, Archaeology, Behavioural Sciences, Bible, Business Administration, Christian Religious Studies, Civil Engineering, Classical Languages, Commercial Law, Criminology, Developmental Psychology, Economics, Education, Educational Testing and Evaluation, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Finance, Geography, Heritage Preservation, History, International Business, International Relations, Law, Literature, Management, Marketing, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Medicine, Mediterranean Studies, Modern Languages, Museum Studies, Music, Neurosciences, Peace and Disarmament, Philosophy, Political Sciences, Primary Education, Religion, Social Work, Theology, Translation and Interpretation, Transport Management, Visual Arts, Writing
Master of PhilosophyArchaeology, Classical Languages, Criminology, Earth Sciences, Government, History, International Studies, Literature, Music, Religion, Social Work, Sports
DoctorateAncient Civilizations, Biology, Biomedicine, Chemistry, Classical Languages, Computer Science, Earth Sciences, Engineering, English, Health Sciences, History, Mathematics, Modern Languages, Music, Philosophy, Physics, Psychology, Religion, Social Sciences, Theology

General info

Alternative namesDU
Founded1832
WikipediaDurham University
AccreditationPrivy Council
MottoFundamenta eius super montibus sanctis
Her foundations are upon the holy hills
Colorspalatinate purple
Academic structureFaculty of Social Sciences and Health
Faculty of Arts and Humanities
Faculty of Science
Affiliations and membershipsAssociation of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
European University Association (EUA)
N8 Research Partnership
Universities UK
Matariki Network of Universities (MNU)

Location and Contacts

AddressThe Palatine Centre, Stockton Road
Durham, North East England, DH1 3LE
United Kingdom
City population48,000
Phone+44 (191) 334 2000
Fax+44 (191) 334 6250

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