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The University of Auckland

Location

City Campus, Auckland New Zealand

Ranking

# 87QS World University Rankings

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41Undergraduate programs

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99Postgraduate programs

Tuitionfee

$37895Average tuition fee

About The University of Auckland

The University of Auckland is ranked within the top 100 of the QS World University Rankings, making it New Zealand’s highest ranked university. It is also the largest and most comprehensive. The University’s student population includes 7,000 international students representing over 120 countries.

The University of Auckland is a recipient of a five star plus QS Stars University Rating for excellence in the categories: Research, Employability, Teaching, Facilities, Internationalisation, Innovation and Inclusiveness.

Our home

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 is ranked as one of the world's top three cities for quality of living, according to the 2017 Mercer Quality of Living Survey. It is also ranked in the top 30 of the QS Best Student Cities 2017. The University of Auckland has five main campuses, the largest of which is nestled within Auckland's bustling city centre.


Our faculties and institutes 

The University of Auckland conducts teaching and learning within eight faculties, two large-scale research institutes, and other institutes and centres.


Study options 

Undergraduate 


Postgraduate 

International students 

Find out about studying in Auckland at New Zealand’s top university, ranked among the top 100 universities worldwide. 

About The University of Auckland

The University of Auckland is ranked within the top 100 of the QS World University Rankings, making it New Zealand’s highest ranked university. It is also the largest and most comprehensive. The University’s student population includes 7,000 international students representing over 120 countries.

The University of Auckland is a recipient of a five star plus QS Stars University Rating for excellence in the categories: Research, Employability, Teaching, Facilities, Internationalisation, Innovation and Inclusiveness.

Our home

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 is ranked as one of the world's top three cities for quality of living, according to the 2017 Mercer Quality of Living Survey. It is also ranked in the top 30 of the QS Best Student Cities 2017. The University of Auckland has five main campuses, the largest of which is nestled within Auckland's bustling city centre.


Our faculties and institutes 

The University of Auckland conducts teaching and learning within eight faculties, two large-scale research institutes, and other institutes and centres.


Study options 

Undergraduate 


Postgraduate 

International students 

Find out about studying in Auckland at New Zealand’s top university, ranked among the top 100 universities worldwide. 

University information

General

550+
2+
6+
90+

Bachelor

1150+
69+
6+
80+

Master

3+
550+
1150+
74+
26+
50+
169+
80+
6+
27,805
84%
16%
9,541
70%
30%
2,286
50%
50%

Student life

There are so many opportunities for study abroad and exchange students to become a part of University of Auckland life and build new friendships. Whatever you're into, you can find your niche here

Find out more about how CDES supports all international students with their career and employability needs. 

Tuition fee and scholarships

Domestic Students

6,900 NZD
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International Students

37,895 NZD
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One of the important factors when considering a master's degree is the cost of study. Luckily, there are many options available to help students fund their master's programme. Download your copy of the Scholarship Guide to find out which scholarships from around the world could be available to you, and how to apply for them.

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Where to look for scholarship opportunities

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A list of available scholarships around the world

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Rankings & ratings

The University of Auckland is one of the top public universities in Auckland, New Zealand. It is ranked #87 in QS World University Rankings 2023.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #83
  • 2014
    #94
  • 2015
    #=92
  • 2016
    #=82
  • 2017
    #81
  • 2018
    #=82
  • 2019
    #85
  • 2020
    #=83
  • 2021
    #81
  • 2022
    #=85
  • 2023
    #87

Available programs

Study options

The University of Auckland offers an impressive range of study options with more than 120 different undergraduate subjects across eight faculties:


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.  

Research-led teaching

As New Zealand's largest research organisation with more than 12,000 staff and postgraduate students involved in fundamental and applied research, teaching and learning is informed by the latest research enabling undergraduates to benefit from this first-rate research reputation.

Student support

We provide extensive facilities, services and support for all students including academic learning support, accommodation options, scholarships, counselling, sport and recreation facilities and many on-campus events.

Study options

The University of Auckland offers an impressive range of study options with 130 postgraduate programmes across eight faculties and 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.

A reputation for research excellence

As New Zealand's largest research organisation with more than 12,000 staff and students involved in fundamental and applied research, postgraduate students have the opportunity to learn from and collaborate with outstanding academics. The University is a research-intensive university that has research strengths in both traditional disciplines and emerging cross-disciplinary subjects. 

We are the only New Zealand university that has both Engineering and Medical and Health Sciences faculties. This has enabled pioneering collaborations between medical and engineering researchers and resulted in the creation of the flagship Bioengineering Institute, internationally recognised for its sophisticated computer modelling of living organisms.

Student support

We provide extensive facilities, services and support for all students including academic learning support, accommodation options, scholarships, counselling, sport and recreation facilities and many on-campus events.

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