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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 2016-17, making it 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 representing over 110 countries.

In the QS World University Rankings by Subject, the University of Auckland is ranked first in New Zealand in 37 of the 40 subjects, featuring in the top 50 in 16 subjects.

It is also 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 was ranked third out of 230 cities in the 2017 Mercer Quality of Living Survey, and in the top 30 of the QS Best Student Cities 2017. 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.

This institute is rated 5+ Stars based on 8 categories.
Research
Employability
Teaching
Facilities
Internationalization
Innovation
Specialist Criteria
Inclusiveness
94
2014
=92
2015
=82
2016
81
2017
  • 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
  • 79.5
    Arts and Humanities
  • 78.9
    Engineering and Technology
  • 76.8
    Life Sciences and Medicine
  • 74.2
    Natural Science
  • 80.5
    Social Sciences and Management
51-100
2014
51-100
2015
20
2016
=16
2017
  • 81.00
    Overall Score
  • 81.2
    Academic Reputation
  • 80
    Citations per Paper
  • 80.7
    Employer Reputation
  • 80.4
    H-index Citations
51-60
2016
Graduate Employability Ranking
  • 68.9
    Employer Reputation
  • 68.1
    Partnerships with Employers
  • 56.3
    Alumni Outcomes
  • 77.5
    Graduate Employment Rate
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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