I am not sure how much my fees are, can you let me know?

Fees vary from course to course.   You will find comprehensive information on how much your fees are if you check our fees website at: http://www.nuigalway.ie/student-fees/how-much/

What are the additional costs such as the cost of living?

The cost of living can come as a surprise but should be factored in and budgeted for prior to coming to Unviersity.   To help you we have provided a cost of living chart available below to help you and inform you prior to arrival. 

This table will give you a good indication of your monthly costs in Galway.

Monthly Cost of Living Expenses 



Please Note:  Cost of Accommodation in Student Residences may differ, please view rates in the individual residences which can be found at: https://www.universityofgalway.ie/student-life/accommodation/

Average Cost Range per month (2022 estimates)

Option 1 - On-Campus Accommodation

€640 - €860

Option 2 - Private Complex

€650 - €1,100

Option 3 - Private rental (house share)

€550 – €800 (bills not included)

Option 4 – Two bed apartment

€1500 - €2000+ (bills not included)

Bills (phone/electricity/internet)

€80 - €150


€300 - €400



Books/study materials/printing




Travel - monthly bus tickets

€50 - €70

Annual Gym Membership (Student rate)


This budget is based on 2022 estimated cost.  Checkout Numbeo which is updated regularly.

To help ease your concerns about money management check out http://www.consumerhelp.ie/going-to-college to find out about costs associated with going to University.