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Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2018 10/15/2017
**
Rolling Admission 01/15/2018 05/14/2018
Summer 2018 03/01/2018 ** Rolling Admission 05/23/2018 06/13/2018

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.

Indicates that deadline has passed
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: English Minimum GPA: 2.9
Class Eligibility: Junior, Senior, Sophomore Housing Options: On-campus accommodations
Language Courses Offered: Yes Internships Available: No
Faculty Led: No Exchange Program: No
Program Description:

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OVERVIEW

Limerick
The University of Limerick is unique in that they take pride in the special emphasis on experiential learning through cooperative education. UL offers high quality undergraduate education across a wide range of programs, as well as excellent research and scholarship. UL graduates have a record of high employability. The University is especially proud of its outstanding cultural, sporting and residential facilities, which are located on a truly beautiful campus. It is an environment that enriches and enhances the learning and working environment for both students and staff.

The University of Limerick believes strongly in the value of international education, both for its own students and for visiting students, and has established links with over 200 universities worldwide. An international education experience is extremely enriching and beneficial to students both in personal terms, and as a means towards professional advancement, affording opportunities to interact with students from other countries, to gain additional qualifications in a new environment, and to establish a personal international network of lifelong friends and potential colleagues.

Location: Limerick, Ireland

Limerick is a city located in the Midwestern section of Ireland. The city lies on the River Shannon with three main crossing points near the center of the city.  The population of Limerick is 93,321, which ranks as the third largest city in Ireland.  The city dates back to early Viking settlements; the Normans redesigned the city in the 12th century and added much of the most notable architecture such as King John's Castle and St Mary's Cathedral.


 

ACADEMICS

Limerick
The University of Limerick offers programs in Business, Education, Engineering, Science, Health Sciences and Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. Students select five modules (classes) each semester equivalent to 15 U.S. credits per semester.

Course information for specific terms may be found at the following links:
Autumn Semester
Spring Semester

GPA
Students with a cumulative GPA below 2.9 (but at least 2.6) may be considered for admission with the following additional materials:
1. Written personal statement addressing the cause of grades that are less than 2.9 and what steps have been taken to improve the grades.
2. The two recommendations required in the application must be from faculty who can provide additional information on the steps being taken to improve your GPA.

Summer Program
A summer program is available for students who wish to pursue a shorter term of study in Ireland. Visit Limerick's website for more information. The summer program requires a 2.5 GPA.

 
 

LOGISTICS

Limerick
Accommodation: For accommodation information at the University of Limerick, please visit their website.

Passport and Visa: Please visit the Education Abroad website for information on passports and visas.  

 
 

COSTS

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The Cost Estimates at the top of this program website are used to determine the costs for the term you would like to go abroad. For information on financing your education abroad program visit the Financial Aid, Grants and Scholarships link on our website.