There's been a slight decrease in the number of applications made to the CAO this year.
There's been an overall drop of 4.2% compared to the number of applicants who applied last year.
Courses in Heath and Business are most popular this year among students, while this year there were slightly more female applicants than male.
Dublin remains the most popular college location of choice among students, followed by Cork and Galway.
The first round of offers will be released on Monday August 20th.