Following the announcement that Irish Calculated Grade results will be available on Monday, September 7th, 2020 we will be making Round 1 offers to first years through the CAO on Friday, September 11th, 2020. Orientation details will be sent to all applicants who receive an offer and will also be available on the University's orientation webpage. Welcome Week will take place on week commencing Monday 21st September, and we expect lectures to start for all students on week commencing Monday 28th September, 2020.
Maynooth University expects to admit 3,300 in September 2020. This is the largest ever intake for the University.
This growth is driven by very strong demand for places in Maynooth. More than 4,200 students chose Maynooth University as their first preference in 2019.
Application to study a Level 8 bachelor's degree at Maynooth University is made through the CAO.
Your application to our undergraduate degree programmes will depend on the category of applicant to which you belong - click on the link that best describes you to find out what's involved.
- Leaving Certificate Student Applicants
- DARE (Disability Access Route to Education) Applicants
- Deferral Applicants
- EU, EFTA & UK Applicants
- QQI/FETAC/HETAC Applicants
- BTEC Applicants
- HEAR (Higher Education Access Route) Applicants
- International Applicants
- Mature Student Applicants
- Occasional Student Applicants
- Transfer Applicants
- Restricted Courses
Our Admissions Officer Dr John McGinnity talks through the CAO Application process in the video below: