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Statistics on CAO offers 2017

Posted on December 3, 2018
DFEi students applied to the CAO in 2017. 216 were offered a level 8 course at 3rd level colleges. See full breakdown of what offers were accepted.

Analysis of CAO offers accepted by college

63% of students from DFEi accepted an offer from one of the "Big 5" in the Dublin region. (UCD, DCU, TCD, NUI Maynooth and IADT)

36% of students accepted an offer from the local colleges IADT and UCD

32% of students accepted an offer from an Institute of Technology. 

 

Analysis of CAO places accepted by course
  • 11% accepted Arts/Humanities
  • 18% accepted a business course from CAO
  • 7% accepted a Science course
  • 13% accepted media related courses
  • 12% accepted Computer Science courses
  • 20% accepted a veterinary nursing course
  • 20% accepted a healtcare related course. 
Analysis of the 75 who did not take up level 8 course offered 
  • 37% were offered a course in a private college. 
  • 35% were offered a course outside of Dublin
  • 28%. No obvious reason for not accepting their course. 

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