University College Dublin

University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin, Ireland

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University College Dublin (commonly referred to as UCD) (Irish: An Coláiste Ollscoile, Baile Átha Cliath), is a research university in Dublin, Ireland. With over 1,482 faculty and 32,000 students, it is Ireland's largest university. The university originates in a body founded in 1854 with John Henry Newman as the first rector known as the Catholic University of Ireland, re-formed in 1880 and chartered in its own right in 1908. The Universities Act, 1997 renamed the constituent university as the "National University of Ireland, Dublin", and a ministerial order of 1998 renamed the institution as "University College Dublin - National University of Ireland, Dublin".

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Motto: To the stars

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Administrative staff: 1,686 FTEs

Students: 32,900 (2014/2015)

Undergraduates: 16,388 (2013/2014)

Postgraduates: 8,035 (2013/2014)

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Clinical, pre-clinical & health



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