American College Dublin

American College Dublin (ACD) is a licensed, private, non-profit higher education institution in Dublin, Ireland. Located on Merrion Square, the college offers bachelor's degree programs in Liberal Arts, Creative Writing, International Business, Hospitality and Event Management.
  • Average Tuition EUR 9,000
  • Total Annual Cost EUR 20,000
  • Intakes Fall Spring
  • Application Deadline rolling
  • Transfer Yes
  • Campus Setting City

School Description

American College Dublin (ACD) offers students outstanding bachelor's degree programs in the humanities, business and hospitality. With facilities such as on-campus and off-campus accommodation options, the comprehensive Rooney Library and a Students Union, the college's academics and activities are grounded in the tradition of a liberal arts education coupled with the Irish love for learning. The college also offers students academic support with coursework through extra help and friendly guidance from experts at the Academic Office. 

ACD offers students several opportunities to succeed and achieve their personal and academic potential. By fostering an open, caring community where diversity is expected and respected, ACD's Office of Student Services is a one-stop destination that guides students during their time in Ireland and helps them overcome any difficulties they might face as students on international soil.

  • 01Small class sizes allow students to receive specialised attention from the academic staff.
  • 02Programs accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) and Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI).

Bachelor Programs

  • 2 Merrion Square, Dublin 2, Co. Dublin, Ireland

    Creative Writing

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of Creative Writing. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the principles of writing effective sentences, paragraphs, and essays; and the cont more
  • 2 Merrion Square, Dublin 2, Co. Dublin, Ireland

    Event Management

    This BA program is designed to equip students with the concepts of Event Management. The program offers courses that focus on the study of hospitality management; public relations and promotions; meeting management; and more
  • 2 Merrion Square, Dublin 2, Co. Dublin, Ireland

    Hospitality Management

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Hospitality Management. The program offers courses that focus on the study of hospitality law, international tourism management, more
  • 2 Merrion Square, Dublin 2, Co. Dublin, Ireland

    International Business

    This BA program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the law, the policies, and the regulations governing transnational businesses and commercial practices. The program offers a more
  • 2 Merrion Square, Dublin 2, Co. Dublin, Ireland

    Liberal Arts

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical, conceptual, and practical knowledge of Liberal Studies. The program offers courses that focus on the arts, biological and physical sciences, social scienc more
  • 2 Merrion Square, Dublin 2, Co. Dublin, Ireland

    Musical Theatre

    This BFA program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Performing Arts. The program offers highly interdisciplinary courses that are delivered through a mix of practical workshops more
  • 2 Merrion Square, Dublin 2, Co. Dublin, Ireland

    Performance

    This BFA program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Performing Arts. The program offers highly interdisciplinary courses that are delivered through a mix of practical workshops more
  • 2 Merrion Square, Dublin 2, Co. Dublin, Ireland

    Performing Arts

    This BFA program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Performing Arts. The program offers highly interdisciplinary courses that are delivered through a mix of practical workshops more

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Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 2.50
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 6.50
  • SAT Not required
  • ACT Not required

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    Established in 1993

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            2013-2017, Liberal Arts

            ACD offers Study Abroad Opportunities, and Irish and Irish/U.S. Degrees

            ACD, otherwise known as the Irish-American University Ltd., has opportunities to study abroad for one semester, a year, three years for an Irish BA, or four years for a dually-accredited Irish/American BA. It also as 12-month MA programs available. While studying students will be residing in the Republic of Ireland's capital, a wonderfully eclectic city with an endless stream of things to do, which is also ideally situated as a jumping off point for travel throughout Ireland and into Europe.