National University of Ireland, System: Statistics

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Rank Ranking
#2196 of 14,134 In the World
#694 of 2,788 In Europe
#12 of 32 In Ireland
#6 of 11 In Dublin
#161 of 1,122 For Agricultural Engineering
Top50% For 36 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
86%
Enrollment
45,000
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Bachelor
Website
nui.ie
Languages
English

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate86%
Admissions RequirementsNUI Matriculation: Leaving certificate examination, with passes in 6 subjects, selected according to faculty requirements; at least 2 subjects must be at higher level
Enrollment45,000

Publications & Citations

Publications
5,907
Citations
270,949

National University of Ireland, System majors

by publication & citation count

Biology
1,582 / 111,033
Medicine
1,234 / 64,899
Engineering
1,020 / 44,539
Chemistry
974 / 51,307
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
882 / 20,102
Physics
766 / 56,548
Computer Science
764 / 28,320
Environmental Science
489 / 18,538
Materials Science
414 / 11,935
Business
388 / 12,806
Psychology
343 / 15,180
Microbiology
237 / 23,039
Nutrition and Food Science
234 / 21,479
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
225 / 10,529
Optical Engineering
209 / 5,826
Demography
200 / 9,879
Immunology
194 / 20,440
Sociology
193 / 4,242
Biochemistry
182 / 10,993
Art & Design
161 / 1,842
Political Science
156 / 1,167
Genetics
156 / 11,675
Mathematics
151 / 3,772
Oncology and Cancer research
146 / 8,446
Economics
146 / 2,313
Ecology
134 / 7,891
Health Science
122 / 4,098
Astrophysics and Astronomy
118 / 37,665
History
112 / 48
Bioinformatics and Computational biology
92 / 3,497
Molecular Biology
90 / 5,713
Project Management
89 / 625
Management Information Systems
85 / 4,920
Computer Vision
81 / 6,071
Geography and Cartography
76 / 925
Anatomy and Physiology
75 / 3,295
Surgery
74 / 4,007
Geology
73 / 2,205
Communications and Public Relations
66 / 1,977
Nanotechnology
66 / 4,445

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 3 73
1992 3 60
1993 4 69
1994 3 76
1995 9 83
1996 13 86
1997 31 166
1998 111 283
1999 174 612
2000 198 1040
2001 230 1550
2002 266 2417
2003 250 3305
2004 251 4281
2005 293 5019
2006 273 6404
2007 305 7684
2008 290 8768
2009 361 10262
2010 306 11657
2011 286 15015
2012 354 16468
2013 363 19023
2014 333 24144
2015 353 27214
2016 359 26177
2017 281 28111
2018 243 28512
2019 284 27786
2020 284 29579
2021 264 29564

Tuition

Undergraduate
Local students $1,750

Programs and Degrees

Programs Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities +
Business | Politics | Social Sciences +
Languages | Culture | Linguistics
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine +
Engineering | IT +
Maths | Natural Sciences +
Ordinary Bachelor Degree Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Architecture, Business and Commerce, Civil Law, Dairy, Dentistry, Engineering, Fine Arts, Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Law, Medicine, Music, Nursing, Physical Therapy, Public Administration, Surgery, Technology, Veterinary Science
Honours Bachelor Degree Fine Arts
Masters Degree Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Architecture, Business Administration, Business and Commerce, Dairy, Dentistry, Education, Engineering, Fine Arts, Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Industrial Engineering, Information Sciences, Law, Library Science, Medicine, Philosophy, Public Administration, Public Health, Rural Planning, Surgery, Veterinary Science, Veterinary Science
Doctoral Degree Economics, Law, Literature, Medicine, Music

Notable alumni

  1. Seán Gallagher

    Seán Gallagher
    Born in
    Ireland Flag Ireland
    Years
    1962-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    businesspersonreality television participant
    Biography

    Seán Gallagher is an Irish businessman and former reality television personality. He was a co-founder in 2000 of Smarthomes, which after initial success, failed in 2008–2010, and Gallagher departed in 2010–11. He was a panellist on RTÉ's Dragons' Den from 2009 to 2011. Gallagher was an active member of Fianna Fáil for 30 years, from 1981 to 2011, and sat on its National Executive twice (from 1985 to 1987, and from 2009 to 2011). He spent much of his career before Smarthomes working in Fianna Fáil, and in the Irish public service. Gallagher ran as an independent candidate in the 2011 presidential election, finishing second to Michael D. Higgins. He ran again in the 2018 presidential election, finishing third.

  2. Mary Nash

    Mary Nash
    Born in
    Ireland Flag Ireland
    Years
    1947-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    historianuniversity teacherwriter
    Biography

    Mary Josephine Nash Baldwin is an Irish historian living in Catalonia. She has specialized in the study of the history of women and feminism in Spain.

  3. Naoisé O'Reilly

    Naoisé O'Reilly
    Occupations
    psychologist
    Biography

    Naoisé O'Reilly is a psychology expert who develops methods in the areas of expression and psychological profiling. She earned a PhD Doctorate in physical oceanography from the National Oceanography Centre at the University of Southampton, United Kingdom in 2007. The British Library catalogued her PhD dissertation entitled Combining Altimetry and Hydrography with Inverse Methods. Outlined as one of the conclusions, O'Reilly developed an oceanography satellite altimetry and argo float big data scientific research system to analyse the state of the north Atlantic Ocean in three dimensional surface elevations. She graduated from the National University of Ireland, Galway in 2000 with a first class honours degree in marine science. She studied quantitative Earth observations at the University of Oxford and geophysical and environmental fluid dynamics at the University of Cambridge in 2002.

  4. James O. McInerney

    James O. McInerney
    Years
    1969-.. (age 53)
    Enrolled in the National University of Ireland, System
    Studied in 2013-2013
    Occupations
    microbiologistcomputational biologistevolutionary biologist
    Biography

    James O. McInerney is an Irish-born microbiologist, computational evolutionary biologist, professor, and head of the School of Life Sciences at the University of Nottingham. He is an elected Fellow of the American Society for Microbiology and elected Fellow of the Linnean Society. In June 2020 he was elected president-designate of the Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution.

  5. Bob Duynstee

    Bob Duynstee
    Born in
    Netherlands Flag Netherlands
    Years
    1920-2014 (aged 94)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Anthony Ernst Mary Duynstee, known as Bob Duynstee, was a Dutch politician who served as a member of the House of Representatives of the Netherlands between 1956 and 1967 and as State Secretary for Defence for the Royal Netherlands Air Force in the De Jong cabinet of 1967–71. He was a member of the Catholic People's Party.

  6. Frank Gaha

    Frank Gaha
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1894-1966 (aged 72)
    Occupations
    politicianphysiciansurgeon
    Biography

    John Francis Gaha, known as Frank, was an Australian politician. Born in Narrabri, New South Wales, he was educated at St Joseph's College in Sydney and the National University of Ireland, becoming a doctor and a house surgeon in Dublin. Returning to Australia in 1920, he settled in Tasmania, where he established a private practice at Hobart; he was a health officer 1925–1929. In 1933, he was elected as a Labor member to the Tasmanian Legislative Council for Hobart, serving as Minister for Health 1934–1943. In 1943, he transferred to federal politics, winning the House of Representatives seat of Denison by defeating sitting United Australia Party MP Arthur Beck. He retired from federal politics in 1949, returning to Tasmanian politics as a member for Denison in the House of Assembly in 1950. He was chief secretary, Minister for Police and Minister for Transport 1959–1961. Gaha left the Assembly in 1964 and died two years later in 1966.

General info

Alternative names NUI
Founded 1908
Accreditation Quality and Qualifications Ireland - QQI (Dearbhú Cáilíochta agus Cáilíochtaí Éireann); National University of Ireland (Ollscoil na héireann)
Motto Veritati Fir Fer
Truth Strength Courage
Affiliations and memberships European University Association (EUA)

Location and Contacts

Address 49 Merrion Square
Dublin, County Dublin
Ireland
City population 553,000
Phone +353 (1) 439 2424
Fax +353 (1) 439 2477

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