United Kingdom
Durham University
Durham University is a public research university in Durham, North East England. It was established by an Act of Parliament in 1832 and was afterwards incorporated by Royal Charter in 1837. Durham University's 26 departments and 17 colleges offer 200 undergraduate programmes, 100 postgraduate courses, and numerous research degrees. Durham University's four faculties provide studies in the Arts and Humanities, Business, Science, and Social Science and Health.

Cost of attendance

The average yearly cost of attendance for international students for Undergraduate Program is 1,861,560 INR / Year and for Post Graduate Program is 2,156,116 INR / Year. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate.


All of Durham University's colleges provide several forms of accommodation, each with its own set of catering options and room styles. A TV room, laundry facilities, gym, sports court, boathouse, music facilities, internet access, performance area, art room, library with study space, bar/café, shared pantry or cooking facilities, games room, and common rooms are all common amenities in homes. The anticipated cost for UG is between GBP 5444 and GBP 8219, and the cost for PG is between GBP 6,425 and GBP 9,884.

Acceptance rate

The university has a total of 20,268 students including 30% international students from more than 130 countries across the world. Admission at Durham University are highly selective with an acceptance rate of 41%.


Durham University's campus is divided into two sections: Durham City and Queen's Campus, Stockton. The university is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, which includes the Cathedral, Castle, Palace Green, and numerous spectacular buildings. Undergraduate and postgraduate students can attend one of 17 colleges. Every year, more than 700 Durham University students volunteer for more than 14,000 hours. Durham University has around 259 student groups/societies from which to choose. Over 700 college sports teams compete in 18 different sports.


Durham University Business School, part of Durham University, is one of the oldest established universities in the UK and is one of an elite group of business schools in the UK to hold triple accreditation: AACSB, AMBA (Association of MBAs) and EQUIS (European Quality Improvement System).

Jobs and Placement

The University's graduation employment rate is 97.9%. Durham University's Career & Enterprise Centre offers a variety of career tools such as job openings, internship programmes, and career counselling. Students can choose to participate in a placement programme in addition to their academic programme, and placements are held each year in October and November. The internship programme might run up to a year. It could be full-time or part-time. In addition, the career events provide information about various work opportunities. These events are typically held on-campus during breaks or off-campus. Presentations, promotional events, specific skill workshops, and virtual events are all part of the Career events. The average pay for a Durham University graduate is 72,000 GBP.

QS Ranking

#82 by QS World University Rankings 2022

The Ranking

= #162th Rank by Times Higher Education, 2021

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