Durham University

About the institution

Durham University is the third oldest university in England and was ranked 5th in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016. It is a residential collegiate university, which many consider one of its best aspects because of the loyalty and community-feel that college life creates. There are 15 undergraduate colleges, each with their own range of sports teams, societies and other extracurricular activities, and students are encouraged to get involved with how their college is run.

Key facts (HESA 2013/14)

All students: 
17,191
Male UG students: 
46%
Female UG students: 
54%
Full-time students: 
98%
Under 21 on entry: 
93%
International: 
17%
Undergraduate: 
73%
Student-staff ratio: 
14.0
Average UCAS tariff: 
524.0

Degree classifications class of 2014 (HESA 2013/14)

First: 25%
2.1: 62%
2.2: 11%
Pass: 2%

Employability class of 2014 (DLHE 2013/14)

88%
In work or further study 6 months after graduation
54%
In professional employment 6 months after graduation
22,000
Median salary UK domiciled in FT employment


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