Overview of Access statistics

Mature New Entrants

10% The % of new entrants that are mature in the University sector

  • Mature students in Ireland are defined as those 23 years or over on 1 January of their year of entry to higher education.


7.8% of new entrants indicated that they have a disability

  • 49.8% of new entrants that indicated they have a disability require support.

*All full-time students in receipt of the Fund for Students with Disabilities

Ethnic Groupings

0.1% The % of respondents that indicated they were Irish Travellers

  • 87.5% of respondents that indicated they were Irish