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Why Study at Mary Immaculate College?

  • Ireland's most prestigious and top-ranked College of Education and Liberal Arts.
  • Educating 40% of Ireland's primary school teachers, with less than 2% attrition in Education programmes and less than 4% across all programmes.
  • Highly research-active faculty, 82% of whom have PhDs (one of the highest ratios in the State).
  • Accessible, friendly campus.
  • Staff focus is on students' wellbeing and academic involvement.
  • International students are fully integrated with Irish students.
  • Autumn or Spring semester study, or full-year programmes.
  • Comprehensive orientation and continued staff support throughout.
  • Active International Students' Society.
  • Superb, modern facilities, with on-campus accommodation.
  • English language support.
  • MIC graduates are found at the top level of many sectors nationally and internationally, most notably education, psychology, public policy development and media and communications.

Mary Immaculate College (MIC), founded in 1898, is Ireland’s leading university-level College of Education and Liberal Arts. The College has a growing and diverse community of under 5,000 students enrolled in undergraduate programmes in Education, Liberal Arts, Early Childhood Care and Education, and Theatre Studies, as well as a range of postgraduate programmes at Diploma, MA and PhD levels.

MIC is conveniently located in a leafy suburb just ten minutes’ walk from Limerick city centre, in Ireland's Midwest region. With access to all major routes, the campus is just 25 minutes from Shannon International Airport and near to all the most beautiful scenery and tourist destinations in the Shannon Region e.g. the Cliffs of Moher and Bunratty Castle.

MIC has a vibrant international community, collaborating with more than 50 partner universities & colleges in Europe, North America and Australia, and hosts over 200 international students annually.


Mary Immaculate College, South Circular Road, Limerick, Tel:+35361 204300  V94VN26

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