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Cost of Living

The cost of living in Galway is comparable to the cost associated with living in Limerick or Cork, but is significantly lower than the cost of living in Dublin.

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

Cost of Living Expenses 2022-2023

Monthly Expenses   


Rent (private accommodation)
Please Note:  Cost of Accommodation in Student Residences may differ, please view rates in the individual residences which can be found at:

€500 - 540

Bills (phone/electricity/internet/oil)






Books/study materials/printing






Miscellanoues/Just in case


Monthly Total

€1250 - €1290

Academic Year Total

€11,250 - €11610

Daily Expenses   

Daily Cost    

 Litre of milk  €0.90
Can of Coke  €1.80
Cappuccino  €3
Loaf of fresh bread  €1.24
Rice  €1.50
12 eggs  €2.92
8 chicken fillets  €9.21
Fruit and veg  €0.90 - €2.52
On campus lunch  €8
Meal in an expensive restaurant  €55
Meal in an inexpensive restaurant  €15
City bus ticket  €2.40


  • Undergraduate Prospectus 2022

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  • Pre-Arrival Guide 2022

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  • Quick Guide to Courses 2022

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  • International Student Opportunities at NUI Galway

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  • Mexican Student Guide

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  • Indian Student Guide

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  • Indonesian Student Guide

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  • Chinese Student Guide

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  • North American Guide

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  • Malaysian Student Guide

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  • Saudi Arabian Students

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  • UAE Student Guide

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