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QS Ranking of Irish universities

Check where your favourite Irish university ranks

When deciding which university to study at, it is crucial that you also look at the world university rankings. This helps you compare and understand where a university ranks and how does your desired institution fare on the global map. QS world university rankings are a good start for the same. 

The QS system ranks universities as per their global standing, and subject-wise (which includes 48 different subjects and five faculty areas) along with five regional tables. It considers the university’s reputation among other universities (40%), employers (10%), student-teacher ratio (20%), citations-academic staff ratio (20%) and international outlook including students and staff (10%) for its compilation of top universities in the world.

The next QS World University Ranking is expected to come out in June.

QS Ranking of the Irish universities

S.No.

Institution

QS Ranking 2020 (within Ireland)

QS Ranking
2020
(Globally)

QS Ranking
2019
(Globally)

1

Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin

1

101

108

2

University College Dublin

2

177

185

3

National University of Ireland, Galway

3

238

259

4

University College Cork

4

286

310

5

Dublin City University

5

439

429

6

University of Limerick

6

511-520

521-530

7

Maynooth University

7

701-750

701-750

8

Dublin Institute of Technology

8

801-1000

751-800

Source: www.topuniversities.com

Check where these Irish universities rank on the Times Higher Education charts.

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Updated on April 2, 2021

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