It takes independent thinkers to succeed in today’s world - and it takes a pioneering, creative and agile country to produce them. That country is Ireland.
We recognise your ambition to have the best education – one that will set you out on the road to a great career. Ireland is globally connected, socially and economically progressive, deeply welcoming and steeped in rich heritage and culture. But equally important, our national culture of being pioneering, creative and agile will help you learn the crucial life skills of resilience, self-reliance and self-confidence.
Ireland is headquarters to all the world’s greatest tech and pharma companies, and leaders in added-value agricultural products that are respected right throughout the world.
Our culture of creativity and problem-solving has made us stand out on the global stage, and the graduates we produce each year are highly sought after in diverse industries and in markets worldwide.
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What is Trinity College Dublin known for?
Trinity College Dublin is one of Ireland's most prestigious and historic universities. Academically, the college is particularly acclaimed in the fields of Law, Literature, and Humanities.
Is Trinity College Dublin hard to get into?
Admission to TCD is highly competitive, and based exclusively on academic merit. Students must meet the university's minimal matriculation qualifications in English, Mathematics and a second language. All applicants are required to submit the following:
- Your transcripts
- Proof of English proficiency (typically IELTS or TOEFL scores)
- 2 letters of recommendation
- A copy of your passport
- Two academic references
- Final high school exam results, or Predicted Scores provided by your school
- A 500-word statement of purpose
- Two academic references
- Certified academic transcript(s)
- Certified degree certificate(s)
- Any other qualifications that may be required (such as GMAT for Business Master’s programmes).
Is Trinity College Dublin public or private?
While Trinity College was originally a public-private partnership, a change of law in 1997 made TCD -- like all Irish universities -- a public university.
How does Trinity College Dublin rank?
Trinity College Dublin is the top-ranked university in Ireland. TCD ranks ranked #101 in the QS Global World Rankings 2021, and 155th using the Times Higher Education World University Ranking methodology.
Scholarships for International Students
TCD offers a number of scholarship opportunities for prospective international students interested in study at Ireland's leading university. Since its foundation, TCD has sought to assist students of limited means and reward academic achievement.