UCD by Numbers

1 Ranked within top 1% of higher education institutions world-wide
27 Percentage of international students
28 Percentage of international staff
29 Percentage of undergraduate students from under represented cohorts
64 Percentage of non-Exchequer funding
133 Hectares making up the woodland campus
138 Number of nationalities within the student body
443 Million euro annual turnover
525 Million euro won in externally funded research in last 5 years
1,536 Number of PhD students
1,588 Academic staff (FTEs)
1,784 Support staff (FTEs)
1854 Year founded by John Henry Newman
4,947 Number of international students in overseas operations
7,789 Number of international students on main campus
8,857 Number of awards conferred each year
9,154 Number of graduate students
33,724 Total number of students (including overseas operations)
167,177 Square meters of science, engineering and innovation related facilities
239,000 Number of alumni across 165 countries
1,700,000 Approximate number of annual visits to library facilities


Student & staff numbers relate to academic year 2016/17.
FTEs – Full Time Equivalents