Why Maynooth College?

Why Maynooth College?

Past students say that they chose to come to Maynooth because of its impressive reputation for scholarship and learning.  Others admit that they were attracted by the brilliant social life!  But most students agree that Maynooth is like a home from home. Read student testimonials on pages 4 and 5 of the prospectus: Prospectus 2017


Supports for students include counselling, academic support, disability/access office, career development centre, and a medical centre. There is also a crèche on campus.

Our unique, historic and beautiful campus is the ideal location for reflection and learning.  Should you decide to study at Maynooth, we will support and assist you in your new life as a Theology student.

Easy Access

Maynooth is Ireland’s only University town, and it is within easy reach of Dublin. You can live on Campus or in the town of Maynooth and escape the hassle of long city commutes, or you can use the convenient bus and rail links to the Campus.

The Pontifical University is located in the heart of Maynooth town. It is the perfect environment for the budding Theologian!

Links with NUIM:

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The Pontifical University works closely with the National University of Ireland Maynooth (NUIM) for your benefit. You can combine your study of Theology in the Pontifical University with your study of Arts in National University of Ireland, Maynooth giving you the best of both Universities, which share the same campus and facilities.


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