Universities in Dublin, Ireland
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Dublin
11 out of 13
  • Universities in Dublin
  • Ranked in at least one ranking
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  • Universities in Dublin
  • (20 institution and 5 subject rankings)
20
  • Global Rankings rank
  • Universities in Dublin
  • Among TOP 200

For business studies see our separate ranking of business schools in Dublin, Ireland

Latest ranking updates related to universities in Dublin
  • 19 Jan, 2022: THE World’s Most International Universities - Times Higher Education updated with Trinity College Dublin in position 12.
  • 15 Dec, 2021: Urap published most recent results of URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance. Includes 2 universities from Dublin.
  • 24 Nov, 2021: Publication of THE Global University Employability Ranking - Times Higher Education. Trinity College Dublin ranked #137.
  • 14 Nov, 2021: Good University Guide Ireland - The Times updated with Trinity College Dublin ranked highest among 4 listed universities in Dublin.

Highest subject rankings of universities in Dublin

Agricultural Sciences
#16 
University College Dublin
Veterinary Science
#23 
University College Dublin
English Language & Literature
#25 
Trinity College Dublin
Classics & Ancient History
#29 
Trinity College Dublin
Sports Related Subjects
#34 
University College Dublin
Library & Information Management
#45 
University College Dublin
Chemistry
#77 
Trinity College Dublin
Education
#83 
University College Dublin
Law
#99 
Trinity College Dublin
Engineering - Civil & Structural
#101 
University College Dublin

Rankings of universities in Dublin, Ireland 2022

#1

Trinity College Dublin

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (785 reviews)
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  • #1 
  • #146 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #1 
  • #101 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2021]
  • #1 
  • #1 
Good University Guide Ireland - The Times
[Published 14 November, 2021]


#2

University College Dublin

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (502 reviews)
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  • #3 
  • #201 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #2 
  • #173 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2021]
  • #2 
  • #2 
Good University Guide Ireland - The Times
[Published 14 November, 2021]


#3

Dublin City University

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (473 reviews)
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  • #6 
  • #501 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #5 
  • #490 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2021]
  • #6 
  • #6 
Good University Guide Ireland - The Times
[Published 14 November, 2021]



#4

Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (198 reviews)
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  • #2 
  • #201 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #5 
  • #420 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #6 
  • #807 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 10 June, 2021]


#5

Technological University Dublin

  • #9 
  • #1001 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #8 
  • #801 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2021]
  • #13 
  • #13 
Good University Guide Ireland - The Times
[Published 14 November, 2021]


#6

Dublin Institute of Technology

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (296 reviews)
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  • #7 
  • #442 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #4 
  • #510 
RUR Reputation Ranking
[Published 16 September, 2021]
  • #6 
  • #725 
RUR World University Rankings
[Published 27 April, 2021]

#7

Dublin Institute For Advanced Studies

  • #7 
  • #1100 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 10 June, 2021]
  • #20 
  • #5692 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#8

National College of Ireland

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (138 reviews)
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  • #15 
  • #3771 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#9

National University of Ireland, System

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (11 reviews)
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  • #16 
  • #3879 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#10

National College of Art and Design

  • #22 
  • #9004 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]


#11

Royal Irish Academy of Music

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  • #25 
  • #11537 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#12

Marino Institute of Education

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (25 reviews)
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#13

Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School, University College Dublin


Dublin Key Facts for International Students

Population: 1025000

Time: GMT +0

District/province: Leinster, Dublin City

Living costs for students in Dublin:

* 100 = prices in London

  • Living costs without accommodation 83* (17% cheaper than London)
  • All costs including accommodation 79* (21% cheaper than London)
  • Meals (grocery & lower cost restaurants) 68* (32% cheaper than London)
  • Average Big Mac price 4.38 €
  • Plug Type G
    • Residential voltage: 230 V
    • Frequency: 50 Hz
Nobel prize laureates:
Ernest T.S. Walton (Trinity College, 1951)

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Trinity College Dublin ranks #1 in Dublin in our meta ranking composed of 102 university rankings.

Among all universities in Dublin Trinity College Dublin is listed in the largest number of rankings. See all 35 rankings where Trinity College Dublin is listed.

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

University College Dublin is ranked best in Dublin for Medicine & Health (Veterinary Science). See all rankings for the University College Dublin.

Trinity College Dublin is ranked best in Dublin for Languages & Literature (English Language & Literature). See all rankings for the Trinity College Dublin.

Trinity College Dublin is ranked best in Dublin for Social Studies & Humanities (Classics & Ancient History). See all rankings for the Trinity College Dublin.

University College Dublin is ranked best in Dublin for Sports Science (Sports Related Subjects). See all rankings for the University College Dublin.

University College Dublin is ranked best in Dublin for Computer Science (Library & Information Management). See all rankings for the University College Dublin.

Trinity College Dublin is ranked best in Dublin for Natural Sciences (Chemistry). See all rankings for the Trinity College Dublin.

University College Dublin is ranked best in Dublin for Education (Education). See all rankings for the University College Dublin.

Trinity College Dublin is ranked best in Dublin for Law (Law). See all rankings for the Trinity College Dublin.

University College Dublin is ranked best in Dublin for Engineering (Engineering - Civil & Structural). See all rankings for the University College Dublin.

Trinity College Dublin is ranked best in Dublin for Arts Visual & Performing (Arts and Humanities). See all rankings for the Trinity College Dublin.

Dublin City University is ranked best in Dublin for Journalism & Media Studies (Communication & Media Studies). See all rankings for the Dublin City University.

University College Dublin is ranked best in Dublin for Mathematics (Mathematics). See all rankings for the University College Dublin.

Ranking publishers

4icu

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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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Criteria used in ranking -QS 50 under 50:
Based on the QS World University rankings methodology, the top 50 universities that are under 50 years old.

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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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 Reputation Ranking:
Teaching Reputation 50%
Research Reputation 50%

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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 Research Performance Ranking:
Normalized citation impact (Citations of research publications from all university authors compared with world averages) 20%
Citation per papers 20%
Papers per academic and research staff 20%
International research reputation 20%
Share of research publications written in international co-authorship 20%

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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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Criteria used in ranking -THE Global University Employability Ranking - Times Higher Education:
Employability (survey) 100%

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Criteria used in ranking -THE World Reputation Rankings - Times Higher Education:
Research Reputation 66,6%
Teaching Reputation 33,3%

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Criteria used in ranking -THE World’s Most International Universities - Times Higher Education:
Proportion of international students 25%
Proportion of international staff 25%
Proportion of journal publications with one or more international co-authors 25%
University’s international reputation 25%

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Criteria used in ranking -THE Young 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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Thomson Reuters

Criteria used in ranking -Reuters Most Innovative Universities Europe:
Patent volume 11.11%
Patent success 11.11%
Global patents 11.11%
Patent citations 11.11%
Percent of patents cited / Patent citation impact 11.11%
Patent to Article Citation Impact 11.11%
Industry Article Citation Impact 11.11%
Percent of Industry Collaborative Articles 11.11%
Total Web of Science Core Collection Papers 11.11%

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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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