21 Best universities for Engineering in Ireland

Below is the list of best universities in Ireland ranked based on their research performance in Engineering. A graph of 1.13M citations received by 39K academic papers made by 21 universities in Ireland was used to calculate publications' ratings, which then were adjusted for release dates and added to final scores.

We don't distinguish undergraduate and graduate programs nor do we adjust for current majors offered. You can find information about granted degrees on a university page but always double-check with an official site as it's constantly changing data.

  1. For Engineering

    Trinity College Dublin, University of Dublin logo
    Acceptance Rate
    34%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1592
  2. For Engineering

    University College Dublin logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1854
  3. For Engineering

    University College Cork logo
    Enrollment
    21,894
    Founded
    1845
  4. For Engineering

    University of Limerick logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1972
  5. For Engineering

    Dublin City University logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1989
  6. For Engineering

    National University of Ireland, Galway logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1845
  7. For Engineering

    Dublin Institute of Technology logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1992
  8. For Engineering

    National University of Ireland, System logo
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1908
  9. For Engineering

    Maynooth University logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1997
  10. For Engineering

    Cork Institute of Technology logo
    Enrollment
    10,476
    Founded
    1974
  11. For Engineering

    Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland logo
    Enrollment
    1,500
    Founded
    1784
  12. For Engineering

    Waterford Institute of Technology logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1970
  13. For Engineering

    Athlone Institute of Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Enrollment
    5,500
    Founded
    1970
  14. For Engineering

    Institute of Technology Sligo logo
    Enrollment
    6,500
    Founded
    1970
  15. For Engineering

    Institute of Technology Blanchardstown logo
    Acceptance Rate
    80%
    Enrollment
    1,500
    Founded
    1999
  16. For Engineering

    Dundalk Institute of Technology logo
    Enrollment
    5,500
    Founded
    1970
  17. For Engineering

    Letterkenny Institute of Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    3,500
    Founded
    1971
  18. For Engineering

    Institute of Technology Tallaght logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    2019
  19. For Engineering

    Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology logo
    Enrollment
    9,500
    Founded
    1972
  20. For Engineering

    Institute of Technology Carlow logo
    Enrollment
    4,500
    Founded
    1970
  21. For Engineering

    National College of Ireland logo
    Enrollment
    5,500
    Founded
    1951

The best cities to study Engineering in Ireland based on the number of universities and their ranks are Dublin, Cork, Limerick, and Galway.