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University College Dublin

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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Founded over one hundred and sixty years ago, University College Dublin is one of Europe's leading research-intensive universities; an environment where undergraduate education, masters and PhD training, research, innovation and community engagement form a dynamic spectrum of activity.

The international standing of UCD has grown in recent years; it is currently ranked within the top 1% of higher education institutions world-wide. UCD is also Ireland's most globally engaged university with over 30,000 students drawn from over 120 countries, and includes 5,500 students based at locations outside of Ireland. The University's main Dublin campus occupies an extensive parkland estate of more than 130 hectares and offers world-leading facilities including the UCD O'Brien Centre for Science, UCD Sutherland School of Law, UCD Lochlan Quinn School of Business and UCD Student Centre.

As Ireland's largest university, with its great strength and diversity of disciplines, UCD embraces its role to contribute to the flourishing of Ireland, Europe and the wider world; through the study and discussion of people, society, business, economy, culture, languages and the creative arts, as well as through research and innovation. The University's Strategy 2015-2020 outlines the objectives and major strategic initiatives set in place in order to accomplish UCD's mission and vision for this era.

To read more about University College Dublin’s history and vision for its future, see: http://www.ucd.ie/about-ucd/

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2016
176
2017
168
2018
  • 51.5
    Overall Score
  • 53.4
    Academic Reputation
  • 48.4
    Citations per Faculty
  • 69.4
    Employer Reputation
  • 28
    Faculty Student
  • 95.7
    International Faculty
  • 60.2
    International Students
40
2015
31
2016
=29
2017
  • 79.3
    Overall Score
  • 68.1
    Academic Reputation
  • 94.3
    Citations per Paper
  • 69
    Employer Reputation
  • 78.8
    H-index Citations
151-200
2017
75
2018
Graduate Employability Ranking
  • 62.6
    Overall Score
  • 50.9
    Alumni Outcomes
  • 44.9
    Employer-Student Connections
  • 53.5
    Employer Reputation
  • 76.5
    Graduate Employment Rate
  • 82.2
    Partnerships with Employers
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
1,604
International
627

Number of students

19,833
Postgraduate 24%
Undergraduate 76%

Number of international students

3,876
Postgraduate 48%
Undergraduate 52%
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.

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