St Patrick’s College, Maynooth opened its doors as an educational institution in 1795 and, over the intervening two centuries, it has established for itself an impressive reputation for scholarship and learning. The Pontifical University has close links with Maynooth University. The two universities share the same campus and co-operate in a number of important academic programmes. The Pontifical University, Maynooth and Maynooth University share the same facilities on campus. The Maynooth University Access Office caters for students of Maynooth University and for students of the Pontifical University, St Patrick’s College, Maynooth.
Maynooth is the perfect environment for learning. It is Ireland’s only University town which means you can escape the hassle of long city commutes or you can use the handy bus and rail links to the campus. Our unique, historic and beautiful campus is the ideal location for reflection and learning.
Minimum entry requirements
Pontifical University Entry Requirements 2017
If you apply to the Pontifical University you must meet the Minimum Entry Requirements. These are:
• Grade H5 or higher in 2 Higher Level subjects & Grade O6/H7 or higher in 4 Ordinary or Higher Level Subjects including English, Irish and a third language.
• Any specific subject requirements for the course (e.g. Music requires a H5).
Please see the college website for the prospectus, which contains further information about course requirements.
How DARE offers are made
Information on the number of reduced points places per course available in The Pontifical University Maynooth and the method of selecting eligible DARE students for the reduced points places is available at: http://maynoothcollege.ie/pontifical-university/dare-scheme/
Information on the number of reduced points places per course available in The Pontifical University Maynooth is available at: http://maynoothcollege.ie/pontifical-university/dare-scheme/
For information on HEAR at The Pontifical University Maynooth: http://maynoothcollege.ie/pontifical-university/hear-scheme-2/
Contact details of the DARE advisor
Ask for: Catherine Doherty, Access Office Senior Executive Assistant
T: 01 708 6025