Discover UCC

Discover UCC

Discover UCC

We’re an award-winning institution with a history of independent thinking stretching back over 170 years. UCC is proud to be ranked in the top 2% of universities in the world. Our beautiful university opened its gates to just 115 students in 1849. We now have a student population of over 21,000.

UCC Fast Facts

Ranked in the top 2% of universities worldwide

21,000 Registered Students

Over 94% of our graduates are in employment or further studies

€96.4m Research Income (highest nationally)

150,000 Alumni worldwide

The only university in Ireland to be awarded the Sunday Times University of the Year on five occasions since the inception of the award in 2002