University College Dublin

# =171

QS World University Rankings


Undergraduate programs


Postgraduate programs6

20,500 EUR

Tuition Fee/year

About University College Dublin

University College Dublin is one of Europe’s leading research-intensive universities; an environment where  masters and PhD training, researchinnovation and community engagement form a dynamic spectrum of activity. UCD is currently ranked within the

top 1% of higher education institutions worldwide and is Ireland’s most globally engaged university, with over 38,000 students drawn from 152 countries, including over 5,000 students based at locations outside of Ireland. The University’s main Dublin campus occupies an extensive parkland estate of 133 hectares. It offers world-leading facilities, including the UCD O’Brien Centre for ScienceUCD Sutherland School of LawUCD Lochlan Quinn School of BusinessUCD Moore Centre for Business, and the UCD Student Centre.
The campus offers students access to a thriving, English-speaking European capital city, which is among the safest in the world and is renowned for its welcome as much as it is for its vibrancy.UCD is globally recognised for its excellence in teaching and learning – 4 subjects are ranked in the top 50 in the world in the QS World University Ranking by Subject 2023. A high standard of support complements this quality of teaching. As Ireland’s largest university, with its great strength and diversity of disciplines, UCD embraces its role to contribute to the flourishing of Ireland, Europe and the wider world. Built on past traditions, we are a university of the future, connected and connecting, engaged and engaging, committed to a sustainable future. The University’s Strategy 2020-2024 Rising to the Future outlines the objectives and major strategic initiatives.

University information

GPA GRE GMAT SAT International Baccalaureate
3+ 299+ 646+ 1090+ 24+
PTE Academic Cambridge CAE Advanced TOEFL IELTS
63+ 176+ 90+ 6.5+
Total StudentsInternational studentsTotal faculty staff
UG Students- 72%
PG Students- 28%
UG Students- 49%
PG Students- 51%
Domestic Staff- 55%
International Staff- 45%

Tuition fees

International Student  Tuition Fees: 20,500 EUR (Tuition Fee/year)

Rankings & Ratings

University College Dublin is one of the top public universities in Dublin, Ireland. It is ranked #=171 in QS World University Rankings 2024.


QS World University Rankings


QS WUR Ranking By Subject


QS Sustainability Ranking


Europe University Rankings – Northern Europe

Rankings Criteria



Academic Reputation
Employer Reputation
Faculty Student Ratio
Citations per Faculty
International Faculty Ratio
International Students Ratio
International Research Network
Employment Outcomes

Campus locations

UCD Belfield Campus, Ireland

Campus locations

UCD Blackrock Campus, Ireland

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