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Mary Immaculate College Limerick
Limerick, Ireland (Outgoing Program)
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Program Terms: Fall,
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Restrictions: Scranton applicants only
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Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2019 04/15/2019 04/30/2019 TBA TBA
Year (SH) 2019-2020 04/15/2019 04/30/2019 TBA TBA
Year (SH) 2018-2019 04/15/2019 04/30/2019 TBA TBA
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Instruction Language: English Minimum GPA: 3.0
Eligibility-Class: 03 Second Semester Sophomore, 04 Junior, 05 Senior Credits/Term: 12-18
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Direct Enrollment Housing Options: Apartment
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Why Study at Mary Immaculate College?
  • Ireland's most prestigious and top-ranked College of Education and Liberal Arts.
  • Educating 40% of Ireland's primary school teachers, with less than 2% attrition in Education programmes and less than 4% across all programmes.
  • Highly research-active faculty, 82% of whom have PhDs (one of the highest ratios in the State).
  • Accessible, friendly campus.
  • Staff focus is on students' wellbeing and academic involvement.
  • International students are fully integrated with Irish students.
  • Autumn or Spring semester study, or full-year programmes.
  • Comprehensive orientation and continued staff support throughout.
  • Active International Students' Society.
  • Superb, modern facilities, with on-campus accommodation.
  • English language support.
  • MIC graduates are found at the top level of many sectors nationally and internationally, most notably education, psychology, public policy development and media and communications.

Mary Immaculate College (MIC), founded in 1898, is Ireland’s leading university-level College of Education and Liberal Arts. The College has a growing and diverse community of over 3,000 students enrolled in undergraduate programmes in Education, Liberal Arts, Early Childhood Care and Education, and Theatre Studies, as well as a range of postgraduate programmes at Diploma, MA and PhD levels.

MIC is conveniently located in a leafy suburb just ten minutes’ walk from Limerick city centre, in Ireland's Midwest region. With access to all major routes, the campus is just 25 minutes from Shannon International Airport and near to all the most beautiful scenery and tourist destinations in the Shannon Region e.g. the Cliffs of Moher and Bunratty Castle.

MIC has a vibrant international community, collaborating with more than 50 partner universities & colleges in Europe, North America and Australia, and hosts over 120 international students annually.

Limerick City

Limerick city, situated on the west coast of Ireland at the mouth of the river Shannon, is the Republic of Ireland's third largest city.  Limerick was founded as a Viking fortress in the 10th century.  Reminders of the city's eventful past include the 12th century King John's Castle, the medieval precinct and St. Mary's Cathedral.  There are many more buildings of interest in Limerick, see Limerick Landmarks to find out where they are and suggested walking routes.  The population of Limerick city is just under 60,000 and with half of the city's population under 30 and three institutions of higher education, there is a vibrant student culture in the city! 

Limerick offers many activities for students, including a variety of sports, historical, artistic, and theatrical activities.  There is a lively pub music scene catering for a variety of musical tastes, from Irish traditional music to jazz. has lots of information on visiting and living in Limerick. 

Around Limerick

Limerick provides excellent access to all major routes and is just 25 minutes from Shannon International Airport.  Some of  the most beautiful scenery and tourist destinations in the Shannon Region are on Limerick's doorstep, e.g. the Cliffs of Moher, Adare Manor and Village, and Bunratty Castle.

Within a short drive, one will find relaxing and scenic destinations, ideal for day trips. Please click here for some ideas.


Ireland is an island in the North atlantic to the west of Great Britain, with a temperate maritime climate.  The total area of the island of Ireland is just over 70,000 sq km, with a population of 4.5 million in the Republic of Ireland, 40% of whom reside in the greater Dublin area.

Ireland offers breathtaking landscapes, rural idylls and buzzing urban hubs for discovery. Throughout the year, there are a huge variety of festivals to be found all around the country.  Despite its relatively small size, Ireland boasts dramatically contrasting landscapes, all within driving distance.  Please see Discover Ireland for extensive information for visitors.

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