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922 CAO offers in Round 4
The Central Applications Office (CAO) has today (Thursday, 8 October) issued 922 offers to applicants in Round Four of the CAO offers process. [more...]
CAO Round 4 Offers to include applicants affected by the Leaving Certificate calculated grades error
The higher education institutions and CAO have agreed to include offers arising from corrections to Calculated Grades along with Round 4 offers this week. Round 4 offers will be available to view online at from 10am this Thursday, 8 October. [more...]
CAO Statement on errors in Leaving Certificate calculated grades system
The role of the Central Applications Office is to process applications for undergraduate courses in Irish Higher Education Institutions (HEIs). All decisions on admissions to undergraduate courses are made by the HEIs who instruct CAO to make offers to successful candidates. [more...]
2955 Round Two CAO offers issued
The Central Applications Office (CAO) has today (Wednesday, 23 September) issued 2,955 offers to applicants in Round Two of the CAO offers process. [more...]
78,950 Round One CAO Offers Issued
The Central Applications Office (CAO) has today (Friday, 11 September) issued 78,950 Round One Offers to 53,815 CAO applicants. These offers consist of 47,162 Level 8 course offers and 31,788 Level 7/6 course offers. [more...]
5,432 offers to be issued in CAO Round Zero from 10am today
A total of 5,432 offers will be issued by CAO today (8 August) to 4,411 applicants. [more...]
5,800 applicants receive CAO offers today (18 July)
CAO Round A offers will be available to view online at from 10 am today (18 July).
A total of 5,800 applicants will receive an offer in this early round – of these, 4,769 will receive a Level 8 offer and 2,241 will receive a Level 7/6 offer. [more...]
CAO Change of Mind deadline 1 July at 5:15pm
The CAO Change of Mind deadline is Wednesday, 1 July at 5:15pm.
This free facility offers applicants the opportunity to add, remove or change the order of their course choices. To make changes, applicants should log in via the ‘My Application’ facility and go to the section for changing course choices. [more...]
CAO Late Application facility closing on 1 May at 5:15pm
The CAO deadline for late applications is Friday, 1 May at 5:15pm. Potential applicants are advised to register on the system well in advance of this deadline. [more...]
CAO release 2020 course choices data
The Central Applications Office (CAO) has released 2020 application data up to the Change of Course Choices closing date of 1st March. The data shows applications by course classification, course level and by applicant address. [more...]

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