Durham University

WORLD RANK

2011-12
83

Durham, United Kingdom

Region: Europe

  • Overall score
    56.4
  • Teaching
    32.5
  • International outlook
    75.8
  • Industry income
    30.5
  • Research
    37.9
  • Citations
    96.2

Durham's 16 colleges, the oldest of which dates back to the university's foundation in 1832 and is housed in the city's castle, are home communities for around 15,500 students. They are taught by around 670 academic staff in 25 departments and schools grouped together in three faculties: arts and humanities; science; and social science and health.