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Top Universities in the Ireland 2022

Being one of the safest and most tolerant countries in the world, Ireland has increasingly become a popular destination with many international students. 

Their vibrant and inclusive communities, range of breathtaking scenic attractions as well as multiple world class universities are some of the factors that have charmed both students and parents alike. 

Another trait is that Irish schools and universities are globally connected and graduates of Irish education institutions have access to opportunities in many different careers all over the world.  

For those who are seeking to pursue your foundation, undergraduate or postgraduate pathways in Ireland, university rankings can provide a sense of whether the institution is right for you. 

Ranking providers like the QS World University Rankings and Times Higher Education World (THE) University Rankings are globally recognized, often used by students as part of their research before applying to study abroad. 

With that, we’ve compiled the top universities in Ireland for 2022 below, with data from the latest QS World University Rankings and THE World University Rankings. 

QS Top Universities in Ireland 2022 

Rank 

University  

Global Rank 

Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin 

101 

University College Dublin 

173 

National University of Ireland Galway 

258 

University College Cork 

298 

Dublin City University 

490 

University of Limerick 

501-510 

Maynooth University 

751-800 

Technological University Dublin 

801-1000 

THE Top Universities in Ireland 2022 

Rank 

University  

Global Rank 

Trinity College Dublin 

146 

2  

RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences 

201-250 

University College Dublin 

201-250 

University College Cork 

251-300 

National University of Ireland, Galway 

351-400 

Dublin City University 

501-600 

Maynooth University 

501-600 

University of Limerick 

601-800 

Technological University Dublin 

1001-1200 

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