Murrooghtoohy Burren on the Wild Atlantic Way by Valerie O'Sullivan


Burren College of Art is an internationally recognized fine art college that offers artists from around the world time, space, and inspiration within the unique environment of the Burren.

The Burren (which translates to “great rock”) is a region on the west coast of Ireland. It is dominated by a rocky landscape and has an unusually temperate climate.

SchoolBurren College of Art
Semester OfferedSpring semester
TuitionSame as your MCAD tuition; there's no extra tuition cost to study off-campus
HousingOn-campus international dormitory, student pays
  • Airfare: $1,000
  • Housing: $600/month
  • Insurance: $53/month
  • Resident permit: 300 euros
Costs are approximate and subject to change
LocationBallyvaughan, County Clare, Ireland
Official LanguageEnglish
  • 3.0 GPA minimum
  • Junior standing (60 credit minimum)
  • Application due in September
  • No visa required; apply for resident permit upon arrival to Ireland (300 euros)


Questions? Contact for more off-campus study information or to apply.

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