QS University Ranking

The QS World University Rankings place Irish universities in these positions:

 

TCD UCD NUIG UCC DCU UL NUIM DIT
2016/17 98 176 249 283 380 501-550 651-700 651-700
2015/16 78 154 271 233 353 471-480 551-600 601-650
2014/15 71 139 280 230 366 501-550 601-650 551-600
2013/14 61 139 284 210 349 501-550 551-600 501-550
2012/13 67 131 287 190 324 451-500 501-550 451-500
2011 65 134 298 181 326 451-500 501-550 401-450
2010 52 114 232 184 330 451-500 401-450 395
2009 43 89 243 207 279 401-450 401-450 326
2008 49 108 368 226 302 394 501+ 328
2007 53 177 484 286 300 351 442
2006 78 219 437 386 441 370 512

 

“First compiled in 2004, the QS World University Rankings were conceived to present a multi-faceted view of the relative strengths of the world’s leading universities. They are based on data covering four key areas of concern for students: research, employability, teaching and internationalization. The research currently considers over 2,000 universities, and ranks over 700. The top 400 are ranked individually, whereas those placed 401 and over are ranked in groups. The rankings are compiled using the following six indicators: …” (more)

 

These rankings also appear in the US, as the US News World’s Best Universities ranking.

 

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