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University College Dublin

Belfield Dublin 4 View map
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8K-10K
Public
Very High
20,659
1,588
4,406

Overview

UCD is Ireland's University of first choice, leading in first-preference applications in Ireland year after year. It is also the university of first choice for international students coming to Ireland: over 7,500 international students from more than 138 countries study at UCD.  

UCD is globally recognised for its excellence in teaching and learning – 12 subjects are ranked in the top 100 in the world (QS World University Ranking by Subject 2018) and 30 in the top 200. This quality of teaching is complemented by a high standard of support. Every incoming first year is assigned a peer mentor and there are student advisers for every programme.

The UCD Horizons scheme of modern, modularised education based on learning outcomes, sees 50% of students take modules outside their subject areas.

UCD is the only Irish university to provide the EU Supplement Label to students for international recognition of qualifications and is also number one in Ireland in QS Graduate Employability Rankings – 75th in the world. This high rating of graduate employability is a testament to the strength of the UCD Alumni network – over 269,000 graduates in positions of influence in 165 countries all across the world.

With over 400 student exchange partnerships with leading higher education institutions around the world, UCD's extensive global study opportunities are taken up by students and staff across all disciplines. UCD is an active member of several leading university networks, including the networks Universitas 21, Erasmus, UNICA, and WUN.

To read more about undergraduate study at UCD, see: http://www.ucd.ie/international/

University Highlights

Total students - 20,659

24%
76%

International students - 4,406

51%
49%

Total faculty staff - 1,588

620
968

Total students - 20,659

24%
76%

International students - 4,406

51%
49%

Total faculty staff - 1,588

968
620

Undergraduate Program

8,000 - 10,000
26,000 - 28,000

Postgraduate Program

8,000 - 10,000
22,000 - 24,000
The fees above are an indicative annual course fee in US dollars. Please note that course fees will vary. Always check the exact cost of the program and bear in mind likely additional expenses.
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