The Munster Technological University will not be listed as an option on CAO applications, despite plans to enrol its first students this coming September.
The Institute of Technology Tralee and the Cork Institute of Technology are merging to create the MTU, a two-campus university.
The university is due to take in its first students this September.
However, IT Tralee has confirmed both institutes will remain separate in terms of CAO applications for the coming academic year.
It adds that CAO listings remain as is until designation as a TU is secured.