International (Non-EU) Fees and Finances

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When you are considering studying in another country it is important to understand all the costs involved. This means both the tuition fees and your day-to-day living costs. Budgeting is one of the key skills you will develop during your time at university and once you learn how to manage your money, you will be able to enjoy university life to the full. Tuition Fee enquiries should be addressed to the Fees Office.

Non-EU Tuition Fees for Visiting Students, 2013-14

The following are the tuition fees applied for non-EU Visiting Students studying at NUI Galway for a semester or a year.

Per Semester
Arts/Business/Law
Science/Engineering

Per Year
Arts/Business/Law
Science/Engineering


€6,000
€7,750


€12,000
€15,500
Note: An appropriate fee is calculated for visiting students taking both Arts/Business/Law and Science/Engineering classes.

Non-EU Tuition Fees for Undergraduate Students 2013-14

The following are the tuition fees applied for non-EU students undertaking full undergraduate (Bachelor) degree programmes at NUI Galway.

Per Year
Arts/Business/Law
Science/Engineering


€12,750
€13,750

Non-EU Tuition Fees for Postgraduate Students 2013-14

The following are the tuition fees applied for non-EU students undertaking postgraduate (e.g. Master's) degree programmes at NUI Galway.

Per Year
Arts/Business/Law
Science/Engineering


€13,250
€13,750

 

Average Monthly Cost of Living

The following table gives an indication of the monthly cost of living in Galway as a student. These costs are an approximation only as monthly costs will depend on each person’s individual needs.

Accommodation
Food
Books & Study Materials
Clothes, laundry
Recreation
Other
Total (per month)

€340
€260
€60
€60
€180
€100
€1,000

Federal Aid (US Students)

NUI Galway is approved by the US government to certify financial aid under the William D. Ford Direct Loan Program. US citizens attending NUI Galway as full time degreeseeking students can arrange private or Federal Direct Loans to finance their education.


Students are responsible for ensuring that their loan application paperwork is received prior to the 1st of July for the subsequent September intake. Please consult the NUI Galway Federal Aid webpage as soon as you receive your Letter of Acceptance.


The NUI Galway School Code for Federal Aid is G12766.