National University of Ireland, Galway

country rank  6
world rank  675

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University Overview

Established in 1845, National University of Ireland, Galway is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Galway (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), County Galway. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Department of Education and Skills, Ireland, National University of Ireland, Galway (NUI Galway) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. National University of Ireland, Galway (NUI Galway) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym NUI Galway
Founded 1845
Motto Deo Favente
With the favour of God

University Location

Address University Road
Galway (population range: 50,000-249,999)
County Galway
T +353 (91) 492 199
F +353 (91) 750 521

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office NUI Galway
+353 (91) 492199

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,500-1,999
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to National University of Ireland, Galway's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Department of Education and Skills, Ireland


  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Coimbra Group

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 13 June 2018