Student Numbers


9,600 Undergraduate students
1,650 Taught postgraduate and professional students
360 Doctoral students
1,700 International students from 95 countries

Maynooth University is the national leader in university participation with highest proportions among universities in Ireland of  Access students (22%)

Student Demographics


56% Female 44% Male
82% Undergraduate 18% Postgraduate
86% Full-time 14% Part-time


Staff Numbers


477 Academic and research staff
400 Administrative, professional and technical staff
94% Academic Staff with a Doctorate qualification



Ranked #49 in the world

Maynooth University is recognised as one of the leading new universities in the world, ranked #49 in the latest Times Higher Education (THE) ‘Young Universities’ list. This success follows on from Maynooth’s extremely strong performances in other recent THE rankings, including being named among the top 400 universities in the world, the top 200 European universities, and being recognised as one of the top 200 universities for international connections and outlook.


Over 70,000 alumni across the globe.

Library Collection

The University Library houses over 460,000 publications and has on-line access to full text of approximately 80,000 journals.

University Income


Total income €100m
Research Income €23m