National University of Ireland, Maynooth (NUIM) is Ireland’s second oldest university, having being formed from St. Patricks College, Maynooth itself founded in 1795.
The Universities grounds consist of two campuses; an older South campus of 19th century buildings, shared with St. Patricks College, and a modern North campus, occupying circa 100acres. The universities main faculties include Arts, Celtic Studies, Engineering, Philosophy and Science.
In 2011, NUI Maynooth became the 1st and only institute outside of North America to be included in the Princeton Review of Best Colleges.
Maldron Hotel Newlands Cross is Located just a 20 minute (24km) drive from the college.