University College Cork

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world rank  437

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University Overview

Founded in 1845, University College Cork is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the small city of Cork (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), County Cork. Officially recognized by the Department of Education and Skills of Ireland, University College Cork (UCC) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational Irish higher education institution. University College Cork (UCC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 175 years old Irish higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. UCC also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name Coláiste na hOllscoile, Corcaigh
Acronym UCC
Founded 1845
Motto Where Finbarr Taught Let Munster Learn

University Location

T12 YN60 County Cork
Tel +353 (21) 490 3000
Fax +353 (21) 427 3072

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff 700-799
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University College Cork's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Yes

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Memberships and Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Utrecht Network

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2021