Discover UCC

Discover UCC

Discover UCC

We’re an award-winning institution with a history of independent thinking stretching back over 170 years. UCC is proud to be ranked in the top 2% of universities in the world. Our beautiful university opened its gates to just 115 students in 1849. We now have a student population of over 21,000.

UCC Fast Facts

Ranked in the top 2% of universities worldwide

Ranked in Europe's top 50 for teaching excellence

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Over 21,000 Registered Students

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Over 94% of our graduates are in employment or further studies

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Over €100m in Research Income

180,000 Alumni worldwide

The only university in Ireland to be awarded the Sunday Times University of the Year on five occasions since the inception of the award in 2002

Ranked as world leader for social and economic impact

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World's first 'Green Campus'

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UCC's Economic and Societal Impact

€2.3 million generated by UCC every day for the Irish economy

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UCC's students generate €187.50 million for the local economy in expenditure each year

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Over 23% of UCC's undergraduate intake are mature students, students with disabilities and non-traditional college-goers

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University College Cork

Coláiste na hOllscoile Corcaigh

College Road, Cork T12 K8AF

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