National University of Ireland, Galway The School:
The National University of Ireland, Galway (NUI, Galway) was founded in 1845. The University is committed to excellence in teaching quality research and to the internationalization of its curriculum and programs.The University populationincludes more than 11,000 students and1,000 staff. There are seven faculties (schools):
Arts, Celtic Studies, Commerce, Engineering, Law, Medicine, and Science. Each year, almost 1,000 international students from 40 countries attend the University for a semester, year, or for full degree programs.
The Campus and its Surroundings:
The 260-acre campus of NUI, Galway is located on the banks of the River Corrib, close to the City of Galway. Galway has a population of 65,000 and it has been the largest and most important city in the west of Ireland for nearly 1,000 years. Galway is a cosmopolitan city with a thriving cultural and commercial community. Its dynamic role in theater, arts, and culture has earned it the title “Cultural Capital of Ireland.”
Housing:La Salle students studying at NUI, Galway are housed in apartments in downtown Galway, called Niland House. Arrangements at Niland House are primarily four-person apartments.
Cost:Tuition and housing for study at NUI, Galway is the same as La Salle’s tuition rate. Costs such as airfare, meals, personal or incidental expenses, and other travel costs are the student’s responsibility and are not included.
Eligibility:Applicants must have an overall grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale and receive the approval of La Salle University for participation in the program. For more information about the National University of Ireland, please go to the NUI website