How Much is a Study Abroad Semester in Ireland?

Erica Chen
Erica Chen

A UC Berkeley student and former intern at Go Overseas, Erica is a typical twenty-something with roots laid in Taiwan and California.

Cost of study abroad in Ireland

With English as the language of instruction and costs a great deal cheaper than its neighbors in Europe, Ireland has a lot more than just beautiful natural landscapes to make it an appealing study abroad destination.

How much can you expect to spend in tuition for a semester in Ireland?

For tuition alone, a semester in Ireland will run about $6,500 - $18,270 per semester. Direct enrollment will shave off a lot of the costs.

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How much does it cost to live in Ireland for a semester?

The cost of living in Dublin, Ireland’s capital city, can run students approximately $925 a month, whereas smaller cities such as Cork and Galway will run you $826 and $760 respectively.

Expense Estimated Cost
  • $13.50 - inexpensive me
  • $56 - date at a mid-range restaurant
  • $78 - average weekly grocery bi
Monthly rent $820 - $988
Utilities About $160 per month
Cell phone About $43 per month
Local transportation Monthly pass: about $101
Personal expenses
  • Pair of jeans: $
  • 0.5L of domestic beer:
  • Cappuccino:
  • Movie ticket: $
Total Expect to spend about $6,000 - 7,500 for one semester in Ireland after airfare and program fees.
Source: Ireland Numbeo

What's the average price of a flight to Ireland?

Ireland is one of the most affordable destinations to fly to in Europe -- ranging from $505 - $906 round trip (obviously, for this one, those of us on the East Coast will spend less!)

How much does it cost to study abroad for a semester in Ireland?

Studying in Ireland is one of the most affordable choices in an English speaking country, setting you back about $11,565 - $24,726, depending on the program.

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