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University College Dublin (UCD)

Dublin, Leinster
US News 234
Times Higher Education 201 - 250
QS World University 185
Shanghai 301 - 400
About University
Type Of University Public–Unspecified
Established Year 1854
Degree Offered Masters
Admission Session Rolling
University Description
Founded in 1854, UCD was created from an idea, The Idea of a University, written by our founding Rector John Henry Newman. This classic work is one of the most enduring texts on the value of higher education. Newman’s vision, “True enlargement of mind”, embodies the aspiration to provide a holistic experience and inspiring environment beyond the classroom. Interpreted today as ‘Think Bigger’, it is a rallying call for the university and its community to unleash the unique potential of the individual to meet global challenges and “to benefit the wider world.”For over 160 years UCD has stayed true to the vision of its founding rector John Henry Newman, whose The Idea of a University sought to create a university that would "benefit the wider world" whilst encouraging "true enlargement of mind". 1850s with a vision for higher education, a vision he outlined in his book The Idea of a University, a vision that still informs the mission of University College Dublin today.
Top 5 reasons why International students should consider this university
  • University College Dublin has ranked number one in Ireland for Graduate Employability from last two years by QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2018, 2019.
  • This University was one of Europe's leading research-intensive universities; an environment where undergraduate education, masters and PhD training, research, innovation and community engagement form a dynamic spectrum of activity.
  • This University was Ireland's most globally engaged university with over 30,000 students drawn from over 139 countries, including almost 5,000 students based at locations outside of Ireland.
  • This University was globally recognised for its excellence in teaching and learning – 12 subjects are ranked in the top 100 in the world.
  • This university have total 269,000 Number of alumni across 165 countries.
Estimated Expenses(Per Year)
Rent5,426 EUR

4.52 Lakhs
Food2,250 EUR

1.87 Lakhs
Transportation1,071 EUR

89.38 Thousands
books639 EUR

53.33 Thousands
miscellaneous fee1,170 EUR

97.64 Thousands
Clothes/Medical 405 EUR

33.80 Thousands
Utilities (Electricity/Gas/Bins/Internet)396 EUR

33.05 Thousands
Mobile180 EUR

15.02 Thousands
Total11,537 EUR

9.62 Lakhs
Male Female Ratio

Not Available

All Students 33,973
International Students 12,770
Acceptance Ratio

Not Available

University website
Size of University Large
University Setting Urban
Major City Belfast
Nearest Airports Dublin (14 Miles)
Geographic Region Not Available
University Address Belfield, Dublin, 8Q5G78
Location & Weather
Average Monthly Temperature
Celsius (°C)
Min °C Max °C
Fahrenheit (°F)
Min °F Max °F
1.67 7.78
35 46
2.22 8.33
36 47
2.78 10
37 50
3.89 12.22
39 54
6.67 15
44 59
9.44 17.78
49 64
11.11 19.44
52 67
11.11 19.44
52 67
9.44 17.22
49 63
6.67 13.89
44 57
3.89 10.56
39 51
2.22 8.33
36 47
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