430 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605, USA
Dublin International Foundation College (DIFC) was set up in 1999 to deliver specialised foundation courses preparing international students for entrance into partner universities in Ireland and the UK. Both undergraduate and postgraduate level programmes are taught and students who successfully complete these are placed in a wide-variety of Higher Education courses.
Over the past few years, DIFC has placed over 1,000 students onto graduate and postgraduate courses in partner universities and colleges in Ireland and the UK.
Due to our reputation for running quality foundation courses as a pathway to university entrance, DIFC has been appointed by NCUK as its exclusive delivery centre in Ireland for NCUK courses – the NCUK International Foundation Year (IFY) and NCUK Pre-Masters Preparation.
Full-time undergraduate and postgraduate international students can work anywhere on and off campus for up to 20 hours per week without a work permit.
The Post-Graduation Work Permit Program (PGWPP) allows students who have graduated from a participating Canadian post-secondary institution to gain valuable Canadian work experience.
Even if you do NOT meet our minimum English requirement (IELTS or TOEFL), you still can get conditionally accepted in the program of your choice with the condition of completing our English program prior to starting your chosen program.
Students need to plan their accommodations well in advance of their arrival in Canada & the USA as all accommodation options fill up quickly, well before the start of the semester.
On-Campus Residence Accommodations: On-Campus residence accommodations are provided per discretion by the school.
Off-Campus Accommodations: The local area has a variety of off-campus rental housing options including single homes, duplexes, apartments and rooms for rent. Students wishing to live off-campus need to research availability on their own and should arrive well before the start of term to do so.
Avg Cost of Tuition per Year: USD$ 25,536
Cost of Living/Year: USD$ 13,457
Estimated Total per Year: USD$ 38,993
Dublin International Foundation College (DIFC) offers undergraduate and postgraduate pathways for students wishing to progress to a UK or Irish university. As the exclusive NCUK Study Centre in Ireland, Dublin International Foundation College offers guaranteed access to over 25 universities across the UK and Ireland.
DIFC has placed over 1,500 students onto graduate and postgraduate courses in partner universities and colleges over the past 15 years and 100% of students who successfully pass the NCUK International Foundation Year or Pre-Masters programmes with DIFC achieve a university place.