Maynooth University (MU) is located in the beautiful, historic town of Maynooth on the fringes of Dublin, Ireland’s bustling capital city. MU is ranked among the Top 200 Most International Universities in the World (Times Higher Ed.) and is named in The Princeton Review Best 381 Colleges as one of the world’s top institutions for 2017. MU is also ranked 68th among the next-generation of leading universities in the world (Times Higher Ed. Top 150 under 50). We offer a flexible, selective curriculum across the Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences, Engineering, Mathematics and the Sciences. MU boasts world-class teaching facilities, comprehensive student support services, small class sizes and a vibrant social scene. If you are an international student who prospers in a smaller university setting and are seeking an exciting and academically-stimulating university experience in one of the world’s safest, most beautiful countries, Maynooth University is the perfect fit for you!
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How far is Maynooth from Dublin?
Maynooth is 23km (about 14 miles) from Dublin city center. By car, it takes about 25-30 minutes to travel between Dublin and Maynooth.
How many students attend Maynooth University?
Almost 14,000 students -- including around 1,700 international students -- attend Maynooth University each year.
What is Maynooth University known for?
Maynooth University is known for its excellent rankings, which are the result of offering world-class education in a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses, led by internationally-renowned researchers and faculty.
How does Maynooth University rank?
Maynooth University is ranked #701-750 in the QS Global World Rankings 2021; the school also ranked #50 in the latest Times Higher Education (THE) ‘Young Universities’ list.
Scholarships for International Students
We encourage achievement and where possible, reward that achievement. A number of scholarships are therefore available to incoming and continuing undergraduate students.