University College Cork

Rank 301
Established 1845
Famous for

Arts, English, Social Science

Overview

Founded in 1845, University College Cork (UCC) is part of the three Queen's Colleges. The University has been named Irish University of the Year five times, and UCC offers over 120 degrees in Humanities, Business, Law, Architecture, Science, Food and Nutritional Sciences, Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing and Clinical Therapies, with over 20,000 students currently enrolled.

Cork offers a world-class student experience with the highest quality teaching, learning and research via exceptional UCC courses. With an emphasis on independent learning, there is a rich and dynamic range of opportunities for students to engage with. Students are encouraged to challenge ideas in a community environment that offers top-quality pastoral care for all.

UCC's acceptance rate is 41%, and a wide variety of UCC degrees also provide placements with top national and international companies.

Services

University College Cork offers healthcare services for students, and general appointments are free of charge. There are over 80 active societies and 40 different sports clubs at the University, many sponsored by the Bank of Ireland which also supply funding and scholarships. Regular charitable activities of UCC students’ societies raise over 100,000 euros annuals.

Rankings

  • 292nd in the QS World University Rankings 2024
  • 301-350 in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2024
  • 58th in the Times Higher Education World Impact Ranking 2023

Courses

Accommodation

UCC provides campus accommodation to students on the basis of a random lottery. To accept a room, one should send a confirmation and deposit amount within the first week after the announcement of allocation. For students who stay off-campus, UCC offers a search engine where students can find registered landlords.

Lodgings are usually available for €110 to €140 per person per week, with a deposit depending on the owner’s demands. Generally, electricity, internet, and meals are included in the rent.

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