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The University of Auckland

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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The University of Auckland is ranked within the top 100 of the QS World University Rankings 2015/16, making it New Zealand’s highest ranked university. In the QS World University Rankings by Subject, the University of Auckland is ranked within the top 50 for 13 different subjects:

Development Studies - 23 Accounting and Finance - 26 Education - 26 Psychology - 28 Law - 33 Linguistics - 33 English Language and Literature - 33 Civil and Structural Engineering - 43 Computer Science and Information Systems - 44 Geography - 44 Architecture - 45 Business and Management - 46 Sociology - 49

It is also recipient of a five star plus QS Stars University Rating for excellence in eight different categories:

Research Employability Teaching Facilities Internationalization Innovation Specialist Criteria Inclusiveness

The university offers over 130 postgraduate programmes across eight faculties as well as two large-scale research institutes. Under a New Zealand Government scheme, new international PhD students usually pay the same annual tuition fees as New Zealand students. The university’s student population of 42,000 includes 6,000 international students representing over 110 countries.

The university is located in the harbour city of Auckland, New Zealand’s economic and cultural hub, with easy access to stunning beaches and rainforests. Auckland was ranked third out of 230 cities in the 2015 Mercer Quality of Living Survey, as well as one of the QS Best Student Cities in 2015.

This institute is rated 5+ Stars based on 8 categories.
Research
Employability
Teaching
Facilities
Internationalization
Innovation
Specialist Criteria
Inclusiveness
83
2012
94
2013
92=
2014
82
2015
72.40
Overall Score
92.7
Academic Reputation
93.6
Employer Reputation
85.2
International Faculty
88.4
International Students
58.5
Citations per Faculty
44=
2013
51-100
2014
51-100
2015
20
2016
80.40
Overall Score
78.3
Academic Reputation
80.5
Employer Reputation
91
Citations per Paper
84.4
H-index Citations
69=
2013
35
2014
28
2015
79.50
Overall Score
81.7
Academic Reputation
77.4
Employer Reputation
85.5
Citations per Paper
64.6
H-index Citations
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
2,025
International
638

Number of students

29,930
Postgraduate 16%
Undergraduate 84%

Number of international students

8,443
Postgraduate 28%
Undergraduate 72%
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.

20 Undergraduate Courses

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47 Postgraduate Courses

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