University College Dublin

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world rank  329

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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 164 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

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)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
Int'l student 7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

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

Size and Profile

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

Facilities and Services

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

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
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)

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, 14 November 2018