Durham University: Statistics

Durham University logo
EduRank.org best universities badge
Rank Ranking
#178 of 14,131 In the World
#58 of 2,785 In Europe
#17 of 163 In the United Kingdom
#15 of 131 In England
#8 of 1,014 For Astrophysics and Astronomy
Top100 For 62 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
41%
Enrollment
19,520
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
www.dur.ac.uk
Languages
English

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
Enrollment19,520
Full time employee1,134
Student:staff ratio17:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
78,063
Citations
3,228,249

Durham University majors

by publication & citation count

Physics
19,126 / 1,108,660
Medicine
16,318 / 671,542
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
15,255 / 473,899
Engineering
9,665 / 300,714
Chemistry
9,497 / 390,566
Biology
9,100 / 463,413
Environmental Science
8,478 / 414,694
Astrophysics and Astronomy
6,484 / 546,350
Computer Science
5,070 / 226,970
Psychology
4,799 / 304,596
Materials Science
4,192 / 135,370
Geology
4,057 / 196,807
Business
3,802 / 113,177
Quantum and Particle physics
3,759 / 267,880
Demography
3,438 / 195,811
Sociology
3,156 / 123,962
Economics
2,901 / 86,245
Art & Design
2,432 / 42,233
Health Science
2,276 / 90,391
Political Science
2,178 / 32,065
Mathematics
2,105 / 70,137
History
1,901 / 13,431
Theoretical Physics
1,746 / 69,359
Surgery
1,730 / 123,860
Cardiology
1,614 / 94,161
Oncology and Cancer research
1,564 / 48,593
Geography and Cartography
1,491 / 50,257
Optical Engineering
1,437 / 32,895
Atomic and Molecular physics
1,422 / 52,484
Ecology
1,344 / 104,200
Earth science and Geophysics
1,280 / 61,266
Philosophy
1,269 / 4,987
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
1,162 / 2,297
Petrology and Geochemistry
1,157 / 65,238
Nuclear Physics
1,154 / 83,467
Public Health
1,146 / 52,499
Law
1,142 / 14,553
Biochemistry
1,091 / 71,839
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
1,086 / 24,412
Social Psychology
1,052 / 80,181

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 676 9707
1992 761 10886
1993 793 11559
1994 744 12635
1995 917 14438
1996 1065 16246
1997 1177 18838
1998 1266 21805
1999 1472 26722
2000 1560 31860
2001 1648 39164
2002 1675 45886
2003 1839 54494
2004 1973 62618
2005 2163 71415
2006 2519 84985
2007 2644 96472
2008 2768 108417
2009 3077 131019
2010 3245 142413
2011 3228 162256
2012 3555 180654
2013 3914 202775
2014 4225 216410
2015 4447 227891
2016 4538 232861
2017 4569 246402
2018 4702 250291
2019 4917 270915
2020 5391 314004
2021 5250 330304

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

Programs Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities ++++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences ++++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics ++++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine ++++
Engineering | IT ++++
Maths | Natural Sciences ++++
Master's Degree Accountancy, 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 and Diplomacy, 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 Philosophy Archaeology, Classical Languages, Criminology, Earth Sciences, Government, History, International Studies, Literature, Music, Religion, Social Work, Sports
Doctorate Ancient 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

Durham University alumni

  1. Charlotte Riley

    Charlotte Riley
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1981-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    actorplaywrightstage actorfilm actorwriter
    Biography

    Charlotte Frances Riley is an English actress. She is known for her roles as Sarah Hurst in Easy Virtue (2008) and as Catherine Earnshaw in ITV's adaptation of Wuthering Heights (2009).

  2. Timothy Laurence

    Timothy Laurence
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1950-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    military officer
    Biography

    Vice Admiral Sir Timothy James Hamilton Laurence, KCVO, CB, ADC is a retired Royal Navy officer and the second husband of Princess Anne, the only daughter of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip. Laurence was equerry to the Queen from 1986 to 1989.

  3. Gabby Logan

    Gabby Logan
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1973-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    radio personalitytelevision presentersports commentatorrhythmic gymnast
    Biography

    Gabrielle Nicole Logan is a British presenter and a former international rhythmic gymnast. She hosted Final Score for BBC Sport from 2009 until 2013. She has also presented a variety of live sports events for the BBC, including a revived episode of Superstars in December 2012 and the London Marathon since 2015. Since 2013, she has co-hosted Sports Personality of the Year for the BBC and she presented the second series of The Edge in 2015.

  4. Graham Hancock

    Graham Hancock
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1950-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    journalistwriter
    Biography

    Graham Bruce Hancock is a British writer and journalist. He promotes pseudoscientific theories involving ancient civilizations, Earth changes, stone monuments or megaliths, altered states of consciousness, ancient myths, and astronomical or astrological data from the past.

General info

Alternative names DU
Founded 1832
Accreditation Privy Council
Motto Fundamenta eius super montibus sanctis
Her foundations are upon the holy hills
Colors palatinate purple
Academic structure Faculty of Social Sciences and Health
Faculty of Arts and Humanities
Faculty of Science
Affiliations and memberships Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
European University Association (EUA)
N8 Research Partnership
Universities UK
Matariki Network of Universities (MNU)

Location and Contacts

Address The Palatine Centre, Stockton Road
Durham, North East England, DH1 3LE
United Kingdom
City population 48,000
Phone +44 (191) 334 2000
Fax +44 (191) 334 6250

Durham University in Social Media