University College Dublin

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world rank  290

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University Overview

Established in 1854, University College Dublin is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized city of Dublin (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), County Dublin. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Department of Education and Skills, Ireland, University College Dublin (UCD) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University College Dublin (UCD) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as 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. This 165 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 10-20% making this Irish higher education organization a most selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym UCD
Founded 1854
Motto Ad Astra Cothrom Féinne
To the Stars Fair Play

University Location

Address Belfield
Dublin (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
4 County Dublin
Ireland
T +353 (1) 716 7777
F +353 (1) 269 4409

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
International
students
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 10-20%
Admission Office UCD
Dublin 4
+353 (1) 716 1555

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff 2,000-2,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University College Dublin's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Department of Education and Skills, Ireland


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD-EQUIS)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Conference of European Schools for Advanced Engineering Education and Research (CESAER)
  • Universitas 21 (U21)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019