University of Limerick

country rank  5
world rank  547

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University Overview

Established in 1972, University of Limerick is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Limerick (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), County Limerick. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Department of Education and Skills, Ireland, University of Limerick (UL) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Limerick (UL) 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 46 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UL also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Acronym UL
Founded 1972
Motto Eagna Chun Gnímh
Wisdom in action

University Location

Address
Limerick (population range: 50,000-249,999)
County Limerick
Ireland
T +353 (61) 202 700
F +353 (61) 330 316

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 12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
Not reported

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 Not reported
Admission Office University of Limerick
Limerick
+353 (61) 202 015

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,000-1,499
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 University of Limerick'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

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Department of Education and Skills, Ireland


Year of first Accreditation
1972

Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018