Why come to New College Durham?

New College Durham is a great place to study and offers you so much more than a qualification.

  • We are a top performing college in the North East of England.
  • You will have access to top-class education facilities and resources.
  • We will prepare you to progress – 89.6% of our further education students progressed to further study or employment.*
  • We have outstanding success rates – 95.3% of our students passed their course.** 
  • Our excellent Sixth Form Centre has 100% pass rate in 16 subjects (summer 2016), which enabled students to be accepted onto top university courses.


* NCD Destination data, academic year 2015/16

**Based on 2014/15 further education student pass rates (Skills Funding Agency National Achievement Rate Tables, 2014/15)