University Rankings in Ireland

Trinity College Dublin is the highest ranked institution in Ireland according to the Sunday Times University Rankings in Ireland for 2010. In addition Trinity College was ranked among the top 50 universities in the world (43rd) and 13th in Europe by the Times Higher Education Supplement (THES) World University Rankings 2009. The College achieved excellent rankings across all five discipline categories. Trinity College is the only Irish university to achieve a place in the top 50 world universities.

University College Dublin is placed in the top 2 in Ireland. It is also rated as one of the world's best universities according to THE-QS World University Rankings, ranked 89th overall in 2009 (up from 108th in 2008), and in the world's top 100 for the subjects of: Arts & Humanities (72nd internationally), and Social Sciences (77th internationally).

University College Cork (UCC) is a constituent university of the National University of Ireland. UCC is highly regarded one of the leading research institutions in the State and its research income is consistently one of the highest in the country. It was named the "Sunday Times Irish University of the Year 2003-2004".

Ranking of Universities in Ireland:
1 Trinity College Dublin
2 University College Dublin
3 University College Cork
4 National University of Ireland Galway
5 National University of Ireland Maynooth
6 Dublin City University
7 University of Limerick
8 Dublin Institute of Technology
9 Waterford Institute of Technology
10 Institute of Technology, Tralee
11 Cork Institute of Technology
12 Dundalk Institute of Technology
13 Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology
14 Letterkenny Institute of Technology
15 Limerick Institute of Technology
16 Athlone Institute of Technology
17 Institute of Technology, Tallaght
18 Dun Laoghaire Institute of A, D and T
19 Institute of Technology, Carlow
20 Institute of Technology, Blanchardstown
21 Institute of Technology, Sligo

Source: Sunday Times Ireland University Guide 2010

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