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The University of Auckland

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New Zealand
Very High


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.

Programs available

Undergraduate Faculties/Departments and Programs

Business School

Faculty of Arts

Faculty of Engineering

Faculty of Law

Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences

Faculty of Science

National Institute of Creative Arts and Industries

Postgraduate Faculties/Departments and Programs

University Highlights

Total students - 29,981


International students - 9,110


Total faculty staff - 2,078


Total students - 29,981


International students - 9,110


Total faculty staff - 2,078


Undergraduate Program

4,000 - 6,000
22,000 - 24,000

Postgraduate Program

6,000 - 8,000
26,000 - 28,000
The fees above are an indicative annual course fee in US dollars. Please note that course fees will vary. Always check the exact cost of the program and bear in mind likely additional expenses.
QS Stars is a rating system that helps you select the right university based on your interests. It provides a detailed look at an institution, identifying which universities rate highest in the specific topics that matter to you, like facilities, graduate employability, social responsibility, inclusiveness, and more.

QS Stars Ratings for The University of Auckland

For more in-depth information about QS Stars, please click here.

Campus Locations

English language requirements

This institution accepts IELTS!
Find your nearest test centre and test dates.

Please check the specific English language requirements for your chosen course with the university.

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