Maynooth University

Rank 401
Established 1795
Famous for

Arts, Finance, Business & Management

Fees €9,800.00 - €10,200.00


Maynooth University, established in 1997, is ranked as one of the top 100 universities under 50 years old by Times Higher Education.

Maynooth is a truly global university, with students from over 90 different countries currently enrolled, and it is also Ireland’s fastest-growing university. Situated 25 km west of Dublin, the University offers international programmes and partnerships across multiple disciplines, including business, law, science, humanities, education, social sciences and engineering.

Maynooth is a modern institution fostering a collegial culture yet supporting a research-led scholarly tradition. To meet the demands of international employers and the global business environment, Maynooth University provides its students with opportunities to study abroad for one semester or full academic year and graduate with an international degree. The University’s international coordinators help students gain access to more than 200 global universities across five major continents.


International orientation takes place a week before lectures begin and is designed to introduce students to life at the University and to each other. It includes various workshops and talks, campus tours and introductions to clubs and societies. The Student Buddy Network, run by the International Office, also provides guidance, advice and help to new students.

A free writing centre at Maynooth helps students during each course year, while Student Plus, a  skill development course, enables them to learn more effectively. Students lead a very active life at Maynooth campus (voted as Ireland’s friendliest college in a recent poll of 10,000 students) with its 100+ clubs and societies for pursuing activities of one’s interests. The large and small sports halls, which include a fitness centre and free weights room, allow Maynooth students to seek fitness and physical recreation.

Its state-of-the-art library incorporates the latest IT innovations to allow students to study in collaboration or solitude. Eolas, the University’s newly built and highly advanced ICT centre, offers the latest facilities for research in Computer Science and Electronic Engineering, in addition to Maynooth Works, the business incubation support centre for IT and biotech startups.


  • 801-850 in the QS World University Rankings 2024
  • 401–500th in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2024
  • 401–600th in the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2023
  • =85th in the Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2023



Maynooth University provides almost 900 beds on campus, arranged in apartments of three to seven people with a shared kitchen. The Accommodation Office also assists in finding a home in the local area with its Home Finder Service.

On-campus accommodation includes Halls of Residence for full-time students with facilities like apartment inventories, laundry rooms and common dining and lounge areas. The residences located on the north campus include River, Courtyard, Village and Rye Hall Apartments to choose from. Plenty of short-term on-campus accommodation is also available in these residences for students attending summer schools and conferences at the Maynooth campus.


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