Founded 1795 as St. Patrick's College, became Pontifical University 1896 and incorporated by charter as a Recognized College of the National University of Ireland 1910. Acquired present status and title under Universities Act 1997.
Accreditation: National University of Ireland
- Academic year: September-January, February-June
- Requirements: Irish Leaving Certificate with matriculation or equivalent international qualification. English language requirements for overseas students.
- Students allowance: Co-ed