University College Dublin | Belfield,
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- Location: Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland
- Parent School: University College Dublin
- Year Founded: 1854
- Enrollment: 32,900
University College Dublin (commonly referred to as UCD; Irish: Col?iste na hOllscoile, Baile ?tha Cliath) is a research university in Dublin, Ireland. It has over 1,482 faculty and 32,000 students, and it is Ireland's largest university. The university originates in a body founded in 1854 with John Henry Newman as the first rector known as the Catholic University of Ireland, re-formed in 1880 and chartered in its own right in 1908.