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    University of Glasgow vs Trinity College Dublin

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    Overview Comparison
    University of GlasgowTrinity College Dublin
    collegedunia score6.2 Out of 105.2 Out of 10
    ranking (overall)# 77 QS World University 2021
    # 86 US News 2021
    # 91 Times Higher Education 2021
    # 70 Times Higher Education 2021
    # 101 QS World University 2021
    # 126 Times Higher Education 2021
    subject strength# 40 for Law by Times Higher Education 2021
    # 54 for Clinical Science by Times Higher Education 2021
    # 79 for Arts by Times Higher Education 2021
    # 85 for Psychology by Times Higher Education 2021
    # 101 for Law by Times Higher Education 2021
    # 101 for Arts by Times Higher Education 2021
    programsUG Programs -33
    PG Programs -71
    Doctorate Programs -6
    UG Programs -92
    PG Programs -58
    Doctorate Programs -3
    exam scoreGMAT - 700
    GRE - 322
    TOEFL - 110
    IELTS - 7
    PTE - 71
    PTE - 69
    TOEFL - 104
    IELTS - 7.5
    GMAT - 593
    cost to studyAverage Tuition Fees   31510
    [For UG Program]
    Average Tuition Fees   33619
    [For PG Program]
    Hostel + Meal - 17740 Per Year
    Average Tuition Fees   31842
    [For UG Program]
    Average Tuition Fees   23718
    [For PG Program]
    Hostel + Meal - 25755 Per Year
    placement (average package)

    Graduate Employability Ranking: #131-140, 
    LLM: up to $86,000.
    PhD: $81,000. 
    BSc: $65,000 

    Graduate employability ranking: #92.
    Executive Masters: up to $144,000
    MBA: $98,000
    Masters in finance: $96,000

    application requirements

    International applicants must fulfill country-specific requirements,
    Bachelors aspirants from India must have at least 75% average score. 
    PG aspirants from India must have 1st division across all years of UG studies.

    Fulfill country-specific entry requirements.
    Bachelor aspirants from India must have 80-85% in XII standard.
    PG aspirants from India 60-69% in bachelors

    campuses and b schoolsAdam Smith Business School, University of Glasgow
    collegedunia reviews7.6/10 Read 45 reviews8.5/10 Read 12 reviews
    General Facts Comparison
    General FactsUniversity of GlasgowTrinity College Dublin
    type of universityUniversity
    Student:Faculty Ratio13:1
    Male:Female41% Male, 59% Female40.4% Male, 59% Female
    location facts

    It has three campuses Gilmore hills, Garscube, and Dumfries. The main campus is Gillmore hills located within Glasgow’s West End, three miles from the city center. Garscube campus is 4 miles from main campus and Dumfries campus is surrounded by gardens and parkland in Southwest of Scottland.

    The college is located in the heart of the Irish City and opposite to Irish House of Parliament. The college building is divided by college park that has rugby and cricket pitch. The grounds of college are bounded by Nassau and Pearse street. 


    2.5 million books and journals. 1,8532,00 ebooks and 50,00 journals. There is an additional archival collection as well. 

    Constituting 6 libraries, serving TCD and UCD, around 6000 new books are added to the collection each year. Electronic items purchased by the library are over 100,000 each year. 400 program-specific research collections are included per year. There is a total of 6 million print volumes of print books.

    campus life

    There are over 200 student clubs and societies. It has 4 media groups including a magazine, a radio station, a newspaper, and a television. All of these have won some national awards. Wellbeing and fitness clubs along with over 50 sports clubs are offered to students. Two major student unions and one student representative council offer support and help to the freshman. 

    The university offers 120 societies and 48 sports clubs. Trinity Ball, organized during spring term is Europe’s largest private party. Some of the most popular societies include philosophical and historical societies of the university. Student support is available for academic as well as personal needs. Student counseling services are also available. 

    hostel#Single En-suite Room - $9315
    #Single Standard Room - $8425
    #Single En-suite Room - $13925
    #Single Standard Room - $11830
    famous alumni

    Seven Nobel prize winners, Scotland’s first minister, and a prime minister are a part of the alumni community. Some of the famous names are Adam Smith (economist), Nicola Sturgeon (First minister of Scotland), Kenneth Calman (Chancellor University of Glasgow), Willson Thomas (mathematician), Gerard Butler (Actor), Henry Campbell (Former PM of UK), Edwin Morgan (poet), etc. 

    Oscar Wilde (poet), Samuel Beckett (novelist), Bram Stoker (author), Mary Robinson (former PM Ireland), Mary McAleese (former President of Ireland), Douglas Hyde (former PM of Ireland), George Berkeley (philosopher), Katie McGrath (actress), Willie Walsh (CEO international airline groups), etc. 

    city life

    The city of Glasgow offers botanic gardens, live music, museums, parks, theatres, and a lot more to explore. It is also considered as a shoppers paradise offering high-end brands to vintage wares. Finneiston neighborhood is the city’s food quarter catering to every foodie’s need and demand. It is UK’s first UNESCO city of music and offers a buzzing nightlife with pubs, bars, and ballroom. The unemployment rate is around 5,7%.    

    The city is full off cosy cafe, elegant parks, quirky restaurants, music gigs, fashionable clubs, classic clubs, and comedy shows. The city is full of cultural heritage and historical landmarks and exploring Europe through Dublin is convenient. The unemployment rate of the city is higher-5.3%, however, Dublin is still considered to have many recruiters.