University College Dublin

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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 large city of Dublin (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), County Dublin. Officially recognized by the Department of Education and Skills of Ireland, University College Dublin (UCD) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational Irish higher education institution. University College Dublin (UCD) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 166 years old Irish higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 20-30% making this Irish higher education organization a very selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UCD also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Name Coláiste na hOllscoile, Baile Átha Cliath
Acronym UCD
Founded 1854
Motto Ad Astra / Cothrom Féinne
To the Stars / Fair Play
Colours St patrick's blue and saffron

University Location

Address Belfield
Dublin
D04 V1W8 County Dublin
Ireland
Tel +353 (1) 716 7777
Fax +353 (1) 269 4409

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 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 students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 20-30%
Admission Office UCD
Dublin 4 D04 V1W8
(1) 716 1555

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff 1,500-1,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Trimesters
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 Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Yes

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Department of Education and Skills of Ireland


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Universities Ireland
  • National University of Ireland (NUI)
  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Conference of European Schools for Advanced Engineering Education and Research (CESAER)
  • Universitas 21 (U21)
  • International Association of Universities (IAU)
  • World Universities Network (WUN)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2021