Limerick has three Third Level Institutions producing 6,000 graduates each year.
Limerick has a student population of 24,000 with international students from more than 100 countries.
The University of Limerick (UL) has become one of Ireland’s most respected centres of learning since becoming a university in 1989. Two other highly regarded third level academic institutions are also located in the city: Technological University of the Shannon (TUS) (formerly Limerick Institute of technology (LIT)) and Mary Immaculate College (MIC). Students of STEM subjects account for 1/3 of graduates from UL and TUS.