The University of Auckland
The University of Auckland is New Zealand’s highest-ranked university. It is also the largest and most comprehensive. The University’s student population of 42,000 includes 6,000 international students from over 110 countries.
The University provides extensive support services for all students including academic learning support, accommodation options, scholarships, pastoral care, sport and recreation facilities and many on-campus events.
The University of Auckland is ranked in the top 100 in the QS World University Rankings. We have 13 subjects ranked in the world's top 50 by subject.
- 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 Studies - 46
- Sociology - 49
Undergraduate programmes Undergraduate programmes are offered through eight faculties in:
- Creative Arts and Industries
- Education and Social Work
- Medical and Health Sciences
Conjoint degrees are also offered where undergraduate students can study for two degrees at the same time and complete these in a shorter timeframe than if studied individually.
With the country’s highest concentration of top-ranked researchers, teaching and learning is informed by the latest research enabling undergraduates to benefit from this first-rate research reputation. The University of Auckland has a QS 5 Star PLUS rating for excellence in eight categories:
- Specialist Criteria
The University is located in the harbour city of Auckland – a city ranked third out of 230 cities in the 2015 Mercer Quality of Living Survey and one of the QS Best Student Cities 2015. We have five main campuses, the largest of which is nestled within Auckland's bustling cultural and business hub. From theatres and cafes, to sports and outdoor pursuits, there are myriad recreational opportunities right on our doorstep.