You Can Apply To Study Abroad for a Semester or for the Full Academic Year!
Fall Semester: 31st May
Full Academic Year: 31st May
Spring semester: 31st October
In Order To Complete Your Maynooth University Study Abroad Application You Need:
- Passport photo page scan (please ensure you include your name when saving the scanned document)
- Two academic references (if GPA is below 3.0)
- English language test score (if English is not your first language)
The English Language Requirements Are:
- IELTS 6.5 (minimum 6.0 in each band)
- TOEFL paper-based (560) or TOEFL IBT (92) (we do not accept TOEFL ITP)
You Have Sumbitted Your Application, What Happens Next?
Once you submit your application the international office team will process your details and will assess if your application is suitable to be accepted. This process can be time consuming but we endeavour to respond to you with an update within 2-4 weeks of submitting your application.
ACCEPTANCE EMAILS will be sent to the email address entered on the application form on a rolling basis. You should receive your acceptance within 4 weeks of applying.
Once you have submitted your application we highly advise you to start looking at the type of classes you can study here at Maynooth University.
At Maynooth University, we have an International Coodinator in each Department who is a point of contact for any academic queries, e.g. course content, etc. You can contact the International Coodinators if you require further academic detail than what is included on our course finder database.
If you have a disability or medical condition and think you may need additional supports while studying at Maynooth University, you can apply for accommodations with the Disability Office. Please note to avail of Disability Supports, you must provide verification of disability from an appropriate professional. More information on supports, accommodations and required documentation is available at How to Register | Maynooth University. International Students should note that supports with a financial cost are funded by a students home university.
If you are a student with a disability you can register with the Disability Office for advice and support. You will be allocated a Disability Advisor who will coordinate a range of supports to help you reach your full potential while studying with us. In order to be allocated to an advisor and avail of these supports, you must register with the Disability Office, which should be done after you receive your acceptance and before arrival in Maynooth. The registration process is outlined below.
Step 1: Provide Verification of Your Disability/ Specific Learning Difficulty
To register with the Disability Office you must provide verification of your disability, which can either be an Evidence of Disability Form or a Medical Report with the same level of detail. Maynooth University will only accept verification of your disability if it is completed by an accepted Medical Consultant or Specialist within the required timeframe. Your verification of disability must also be signed and stamped by the accepted Medical Consultant/ Specialist or accompanied by the Medical Consultant/ Specialist’s business card or letterhead. Please note, your Evidence of Disability documentation is required in English.
It is advisable to email your Evidence of Disability documentation to email@example.com with the subject line: International: Documentation for Disability Office Registration.
Step 2: Complete the Online Registration Form
The online registration should be completed as soon as possible.
Step 3: Schedule Your Needs Assessment
Schedule your needs assessment with your Disability Advisor. This is a relaxed meeting with your Disability Advisor to discuss the impact of your disability, the course you are studying and some of the supports you may require while studying with us.
Please note, if you wish to avail of Exam Accommodations, the deadline for Exam Accommodations is the first Friday in November for the January exams and the first Friday in March for both the May and August exams.