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Bachelor's programs offered entirely in English.
Master's programs offered entirely in English.

Why should I study here?

LIT is one of the fastest growing colleges in the country offering a lively and enjoyable student experience. With over 6,500 students across 5 state of the art campuses in Limerick, Tipperary and Clare.As a student in LIT, you will enjoy a supportive and rewarding college journey no matter which campus you ay be based in. All our campuses are a community of learners, where you get to know your classmates and lecturers in a relaxed and positive environment.Why do students choose LIT? Here are five key reasons:1) Active LearningStudents learn by doing, our practical, hands-on courses combine both theory and practice and many offer integrated work placements.Students take these essential skills into their chosen career.2) Small Class SizesStudents will not get lost in the crowd.Lecturers know their students by name, not just a number.Largest tutorial class size is no more than 30 students.3) Access to lecturersLIT campuses are a tightly knit community of learnersEasy and informal access to lecturers on campusScheduled meetings with lecturers easy to organise. 4) EmployablilityLIT graduates are highly employable, over 95% of our graduates are employed or in further study.Graduates possess the necessary skills and experience employers seek5) AffordabilityLimerick is an up-and-coming city with a growing cultural scene but it is still one of the most affordable cities to live in the country with rents up to 42% lower than other Irish cities. Regional locations also offer affordable accommodation.

What are the admissions criteria?

American applicants need either an IB (28 points, with 3 HL) or a minimum of 3.0 GPA with ACT of 23 or SAT of 1140.The applicantion period opens in the fall and rolling admissions is used.

What is student life like?

In addition to dozens of societies and sports clubs, the international student society organizes trips around Ireland, parties, and other social events.

Scholarships & Funding

There are a limited number of 15 and 25% fee reduction scholarships available for international students.

Housing options.

There are student residences  (not university owned) that range from 4500-6000 per year.

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