Letterkenny Institute of Technology

country rank 23
world rank 4997

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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 medium-sized town of Letterkenny (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), County Donegal. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Killybegs. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Department of Education and Skills, Ireland, Letterkenny Institute of Technology (LYIT) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Letterkenny Institute of Technology (LYIT) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), 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. 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, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

University Name(s)

Acronym
LYIT

Founded
1971

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University Location

Address
Port Road
Letterkenny (population range: 10,000-49,999)
County Donegal Ireland

T +353 (74) 918 6000

F +353 (74) 918 6005

Other locations
Killybegs

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Degree Levels & Study Areas

uniRank Degree/Study Matrix
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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
UndergraduatePostgraduate
Local student1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Int'l student10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)


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University Admissions

Gender 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 20-30%

Admission Office
Port Road
Letterkenny
+353 (74) 918 6120


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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment
Total Enrolment Range 3,000-3,999

Academic Staff
Total Faculty Range 200-299

Control Type
Control Type Public

Entity Type
Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar
Academic Calendar Semesters

Campus Setting
Campus Setting Urban

Religious Affiliation
None

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Facilities and Services

Library
University Library Yes Go to Letterkenny Institute of Technology's Library

Housing
Not reported

Sport Facilities
University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids
University Financial Aids Yes

Study Abroad
Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes

Distance Learning
Not reported

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Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Department of Education and Skills, Ireland


Year of first Accreditation
1971


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Higher Education and Training Awards Council (HETAC)

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Affiliations

  • Technological Higher Education Association (THEA)

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Online Courses

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