Letterkenny Institute of Technology

country rank  18
world rank  4982

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University Overview

Established in 1971, Letterkenny Institute of Technology is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Letterkenny (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), County Donegal. This institution also has a branch campus in Killybegs. Officially recognized by the Department of Education and Skills of Ireland, Letterkenny Institute of Technology (LYIT) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational Irish higher education institution. Letterkenny Institute of Technology (LYIT) 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 49 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. LYIT also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

University Location

Address Port Road
Letterkenny
F92 FC93 County Donegal
Ireland
Tel +353 (74) 918 6000
Fax +353 (74) 918 6005
Other locations Killybegs

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
International
students
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 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 Port Road
Letterkenny
(74) 918 6120

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff 200-299
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Letterkenny Institute of Technology's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Department of Education and Skills of Ireland


Year of first Accreditation

1971


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Higher Education and Training Awards Council (HETAC)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Technological Higher Education Association (THEA)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Sunday, 19 September 2021