Ireland Ranks High for Higher Education

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Ireland Ranks High for Higher Education – A new study from The Campus Advisor has ranked Ireland as fifth in the world for higher education.

The Campus Advisor is the global network that allows you to discover the colleges and higher education that’s right for you. It surveyed thousands of students to find out the top countries when it comes to getting a degree.

After surveying over 17,000 students globally in the past year, The Campus Advisor team  announced the 20 best countries in the world for higher education in 2022 based on ratings and reviews.

The survey scored each country according to a range of factors, including Quality of Education, Cost of Living as a Student, Graduate Career Prospects, Student Diversity, Social Life, and Arts & Culture. Scores awarded for each category were then used to determine the overall rankings of each country.

Ireland Ranks High for Higher Education

Ireland’s rating scores from 1 to 5 were:

  • Quality of Education: 4.51
  • Cost of Living as a Student: 3.33
  • Graduate Career Prospects: 4.79
  • Student Diversity: 4.32
  • Social Life: 4.63
  • Arts & Culture: 4.82

The scores put Ireland fifth in the rankings for the best countries in the world for higher education.

Ireland came out top of the list of the top 3 countries in the world for Arts & Culture followed by Germany and United States.

Included within the rankings was each country’s best University and Student City according to students who took part in the survey. University College Cork was listed as 2022 Best University in Ireland, while Cork was listed as Best Student City in Ireland.

The top 20 countries are listed as:

  1. United States
  2. United Kingdom
  3. Australia
  4. Germany
  5. Ireland
  6. Switzerland
  7. Canada
  8. Denmark
  9. Netherlands
  10. France
  11. Japan
  12. Czech Republic
  13. Austria
  14. Singapore
  15. Sweden
  16. New Zealand
  17. South Korea
  18. Portugal
  19. Belgium
  20. Malaysia


You can see the complete published rankings visit here is a national database of universities, colleges, institutes and providers of third level, CAO and PLC courses in Ireland. We operate a national search database of courses and colleges.

Steven Galvin

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