Undergraduate Full-Degree Entry Requirements

All Undergraduate full-degree programme applicants require a minimum 3.0/4.0 High School GPA (3.5/4.0 for certain degrees) plus a minimum 1000 composite SAT (reading, writing and math) score (1200 / 1600 for certain degrees)
Our SAT code is 7266

Or a minimum ACT composite: 22 / 36 (26 /36 for certain degrees) (writing section not required)
Our ACT code is 5483

Test scores are not required when applying, they can be submitted at a later date. Please note we are Test Optional for degree programmes in Arts/Humanities/Social Sciences.  Test scores are mandatory for programmes in Science/Engineering.

Please see our Undergraduate full-degree programme information.

Postgraduate Taught Full-Degree Entry Requirements

All Postgraduate full-degree programme applicants must have a Bachelor degree which is considered equivalent to Irish university primary degree level from a recognised university. Students with high grades will be considered for postgraduate study. 

Please see our Postgraduate full-degree programme information.

Please note international students cannot apply for part-time degree programmes due to immigration requirements.

Postgraduate Research Full-Degree 

All Postgraduate full-degree research programme applicants must identify & contact a potential academic supervisor.  Once a supervisor has been secured a formal application can be made.  Research at Maynooth University spans the disciplines from the Sciences, the Social Sciences and the Arts.  Please see our Research programmes & themes. 

Visa Information

Students with a US passport do not require an entry visa.  Shortly after arrival all students must register with the Garda National Immigration Bureau (GNIB) for their Irish Residence Permit.  The International Office gives full assistance with this process.

International Fees & Funding

Please see our International full-degree tuition fee information

Maynooth University is approved by the US Department of Education to certify loans that fall under the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Programme. Veteran Affairs benefits under the G.I Bill and Sallie Mae private loans are also available to US students at Maynooth University. For further details please refer to the US Financial Aid webpages.

Please email funding queries only to: USFinancialAid@mu.ie

How to Apply

We welcome online applications only.

Undergraduate applications should be made here.  

Postgraduate applications should be made here.

Please email admission queries to: deirdre.a.dunne@mu.ie