The Central Applications Office (CAO) is where students can apply for almost all full time undergraduate courses in Ireland .
The CAO have a range of deadlines – with various costs.
- The Early online discounted rate was €30 – with a closing date of Jan 20th 2019.
- The normal application closing date is Feb 1st 2019 – and that costs €45.
- Late applications are accepted up to May 1st 2019 – with an application fee of €60
From 5 February 2019 to 1 March 2019 you can pay an extra €10 to amend your CAO course choices online. There is also a further chance to change your mind, free of charge, from 6th May 2019.
The CAO which oversees college entry for more than 70,000 Irish students – appear to have made a lot of money in recent years.
Figures showed that in 2016 the CAO recorded a profit of €164,354
At the end of December 2016 , the CAO held €1.76m in cash, along with an extra €4m in investments.
Any one looking for the CAO Login Page – it can be found here