UCD by Numbers

1 Ranked within top 1% of higher education institutions world-wide
27 Percentage of international students
30 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
139 Number of nationalities within the student body
462 Million euro annual turnover
568 Million euro won in externally funded research in last 5 years
1,571 Number of PhD students
1,672 Academic staff (FTEs)
1,853 Support staff (FTEs)
1854 Year founded by John Henry Newman
4,847 Number of international students in overseas operations
7,923 Number of international students on main campus
9,308 Number of graduate students
9,593 Number of awards conferred each year
33,973 Total number of students (including overseas operations)
167,177 Square meters of science, engineering and innovation related facilities
269,000 Number of alumni across 165 countries
1,705,000 Approximate number of annual visits to library facilities


Student & staff numbers relate to academic year 2017/18.
FTEs – Full Time Equivalents