Universities in Cork, Ireland
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Cork
2 out of 3
  • Universities in Cork
  • Ranked in at least one ranking
16
  • Different Rankings list
  • Universities in Cork
  • (10 institution and 6 subject rankings)
6
  • Global Rankings rank
  • Universities in Cork
  • Among TOP 200
Latest ranking updates related to universities in Cork
  • 18 Mar, 2021: Scimago Institutions published most recent results of Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities. Includes 2 universities from Cork.
  • 04 Mar, 2021: Publication of QS World University Rankings By Subject (Business & Management Studies). University College Cork with highest ranking among universities in Cork ranked #49.
  • 01 Jan, 2021: Publication of Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities. University College Cork with highest ranking among universities in Cork ranked #314.
  • 03 Dec, 2020: Latest URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance from Urap . 2 universities from Cork appear in this ranking.

Highest subject rankings of universities in Cork

Agricultural Sciences
#46 
University College Cork
Nursing
#49 
University College Cork
Psychology
#201 
University College Cork
Molecular Biology & Genetics
#216 
University College Cork
Materials Science
#401 
University College Cork

Rankings of universities in Cork, Ireland 2021

#1

University College Cork

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (129 reviews)
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  • #4 
  • #301 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #2 
  • #2 
Good University Guide Ireland - The Times
[Published 01 November, 2020]
  • #4 
  • #286 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]


#2

Cork Institute of Technology

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (42 reviews)
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  • #11 
  • #10 
Good University Guide Ireland - The Times
[Published 01 November, 2020]
  • #11 
  • #537 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #9 
  • #1693 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]

#3

Cork, University College


Cork Key Facts for International Students

Population: 191000

Time: GMT +0

District/province: Munster, County Cork

Living costs for students in Cork:

* 100 = prices in London

  • Living costs without accommodation 97* (3% cheaper than London)
  • All costs including accommodation 77* (23% cheaper than London)
  • Meals (grocery & lower cost restaurants) 74* (26% cheaper than London)
  • Average Big Mac price 4.05 €
  • Plug Type G
    • Residential voltage: 230 V
    • Frequency: 50 Hz

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FAQ

University College Cork ranks #1 in Cork in our meta ranking composed of 96 university rankings.

Among all universities in Cork University College Cork is listed in the largest number of rankings. See all 22 rankings where University College Cork is listed.

University College Cork is ranked best in Cork for Agriculture (Agricultural Sciences). See all rankings for the University College Cork.

University College Cork is ranked best in Cork for Medicine & Health (Nursing). See all rankings for the University College Cork.

University College Cork is ranked best in Cork for Social Studies & Humanities (Psychology). See all rankings for the University College Cork.

University College Cork is ranked best in Cork for Natural Sciences (Molecular Biology & Genetics). See all rankings for the University College Cork.

University College Cork is ranked best in Cork for Engineering (Materials Science). See all rankings for the University College Cork.

Ranking publishers

British Quacquarelli Symonds, UK

Criteria used in ranking -QS World University Rankings:
Academic Reputation 40%
Employer Reputation 10%
Faculty/Student Ratio 20%
Citations per faculty 20%
International Faculty Ratio 5%
International Student Ratio 5%

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Criteria used in ranking -QS Employability Rankings:
Employer reputation 30%
Alumni outcomes 25%
Partnerships with Employers per Faculty 25%
Employer/Student Connections 10%
Graduate employment rate 10%

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CWUR Center for World University Rankings

Criteria used in ranking -CWUR Center for World University Rankings:
Research Performance 40%
Quality of Education 25%
Alumni Employment 25%
Quality of Faculty 10%

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Centre for Science and Technology Studies, Leiden University, Netherlands

Criteria used in ranking -CWTS Leiden Ranking:
Academic research publication

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NTU ranking

Criteria used in ranking -NTU Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers:
Research excellence 40%
Research impact 35%
Research productivity 25%

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Criteria used in ranking -NTU Europe:
Scientific Efficiency 23%
Scientific Potential 15%
Graduates on the labour market 15%
Internationalisation 15%
Prestige 14%
Learning Conditions 10%

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Nature Index

Criteria used in ranking -Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions:
Article count (AC)
Fractional count (FC)
Weighted fractional count (WFC)

RUR Ranking Agency (Moscow, Russia)

Criteria used in ranking -RUR World University Rankings:
Teaching 40%
Research 40%
International Diversity 10%
Financial Sustainability 10%

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Criteria used in ranking -RUR Reputation Ranking:
Teaching Reputation 50%
Research Reputation 50%

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Scimago Institutions

Criteria used in ranking -Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities:
Research 50%
Innovation 30%
Societal 20%

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ShanghaiRanking Consultancy

Criteria used in ranking -ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities - ShanghaiRanking:
Alumni winning research prizes 10%
Staff winning research prizes 20%
Research paper publications 20%
Papers published in Nature and Science 20%
Papers indexed in Science Citation Index-Expanded and Social Science Citation Index 20%
Per capita academic performance 10%

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THE Times Higher Education, UK

Criteria used in ranking -THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 30%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 2.5%

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The Times/CAO, HEA

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Urap

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Us News

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Webometrics

Criteria used in ranking -Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities:
Visibility 50%
Excellence 35%
Transparency 10%
Presence 5%

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