University of Limerick

country rank  5
world rank  764

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University Overview

Established in 1972, University of Limerick is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Limerick (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), County Limerick. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Department of Education and Skills, Ireland, University of Limerick (UL) is a large (EduListing enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Limerick (UL) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 48 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym UL
Founded 1972
Motto Eagna Chun Gnímh
Wisdom in action

University Location

Limerick (population range: 50,000-249,999)
V94 DPY6 County Limerick
T +353 (61) 202 700
F +353 (61) 330 316

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Not reported
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office University of Limerick
+353 (61) 202 015

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Limerick's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Department of Education and Skills, Ireland

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020