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University College Dublin


Dublin, Ireland


Public University




University College Dublin (UCD) Ireland’s Largest University, with its great strength and diversity of disciplines, ranked within the top 1% of higher education institutions worldwide and most globally engaged university with over 30,000 students drawn from 136 countries, including almost 4,000 students based at locations outside of Ireland.

Ranking and Accreditations
Accreditations are evidence of quality and benchmark us against the best business schools in the world. With globally ranked programmes in the College’s postgraduate business school UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School, we have become a College with outstanding international reputation, opening doors and providing opportunities for our graduates.

The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business is the world’s largest business education network connecting students, academia, and business to advance business education worldwide.

This is the quality improvement system administered by the EFMD (European Foundation for Management Development) throughout Europe. EQUIS is awarded on the basis of quality controls on the entire range of activities within an institution.

The Association of MBAs is a British-based organisation which concentrates specifically on MBA programmes and accredits those which reach its standards

Explore Colleges & Schools
1- UCD College of Arts and Humanities
2-UCD College of Business
3-UCD College of Engineering and Architecture
4-UCD College of Health and Agricultural Sciences
5-UCD College of Science
6-UCD College of Social Sciences and Law


1Ranked within top 1% of higher education institutions world-wide
29Percentage of international students
30Percentage of international staff
32Percentage of undergraduate students from under represented cohorts
64Percentage of non-Exchequer funding
133Hectares making up the woodland campus
136Number of nationalities within the student body
520Million euro annual turnover
574Million euro won in externally funded research in last 5 years
1,611Number of PhD students
1,727Academic staff (FTEs)
1,920Support staff (FTEs)
1854Year founded by John Henry Newman
3,984Number of international students in overseas operations
8,428Number of international students on main campus
9,645Number of graduate students
9,763Number of awards conferred each year
33,285Total number of students (including overseas operations)
167,177Square meters of science, engineering and innovation related facilities
279,000Number of alumni across 169 countries
1,900,000Approximate number of annual visits to library facilities

Source : http://www.ucd.ie/about-ucd/about/ucdbynumbers/

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