A North East university has received a "prestigious ranking" as one of the UK’s best by Complete University Guide.

Durham University has been officially listed in 6th place in the top 10, moving up two places in the University League Tables 2025.

On the Complete University Guide website, it says: “New for 2025! Our league tables rank the best universities in the UK, overall and in 74 subject areas. Knowing how best to choose your future university can be tough.

“Our league tables can help by showing you the top universities in the UK and allowing you to sort them by what's important to you.

“See the university rankings for your chosen subject and then filter by region, entry standards, student satisfaction, graduate prospects, and more.

“By comparing universities using our filters and your chosen metrics, you can start to get a clear picture of which one is the right one for you.”

You can see the full University League Tables 2025 here.

Durham University ranked in UK’s top 10

The University League Tables 2025 by Complete University Guide shows the following results for Durham University:

  • Overall score: 89%
  • Entry standards: 87%
  • Student satisfaction: 77%
  • Research quality: 83%
  • Graduate prospects: 89%

Durham University currently has 189 undergraduate courses in total, including Computer Science, Economics, Accounting and many more.

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On its website, Durham University commented on the University League Tables 2025 results: “This prestigious ranking is a testament to our university's commitment to excellence in teaching, research, and student experience.

“Our consistent performance over the years reflects the hard work and dedication of our staff and students.

“We are proud to offer a supportive educational environment full of opportunities, where every student is a valued member of our collegiate community.”