The University of Auckland
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.