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American College Dublin Named Fifth Leading 'Study Abroad' Destination

DUBLIN, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American College Dublin (www.iamu.edu) announced today that BuzzFeed, the "first true social news organization," had ranked the campus the fifth leading worldwide "Study Abroad" destination (http://www.buzzfeed.com/laraparker/the-best-places-to-study-abroad).  BuzzFeed noted that American College Dublin is located in the center of Dublin in the middle of historic Merrion Square and is within walking distance to theaters, museums and galleries. ACD they noted "understand that studying in Ireland is not just about the classes; it is also about experiencing the culture of Dublin and Ireland."  In 2012, Abroad101 ranked American College Dublin's academic program as the seventh leading study abroad program worldwide (http://www.usatodayeducate.com/staging/index.php/study-abroad/top-10-study-abroad-programs-for-2012).

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American College Dublin is a constituent college of Irish American University and is fully accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. ACD is licensed as an institution of higher education in the Republic of Ireland and the State of Delaware and offers an outstanding post-secondary education at the bachelor's and master's degree levels in liberal arts, performing arts, creative writing, international business, accounting and finance, and hospitality and event management. Established as a not-for-profit educational trust in 1993 by Lynn University (www.lynn.edu), the College has grown from a relatively small study abroad program limited to American students to a global institution today with thirty-five different nationalities comprising its student body. ACD's sister campus, American College Delaware is located in Lewes, Delaware and offers shared programs and transfer opportunities between Ireland and the United States.

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