Bachelors Courses Offered by University of Otago | Top Universities
  • QS World University Rankings
    184
  • QS Stars
    5+
  • StatusPublic
  • Research OutputVery High
  • Student/Faculty Ratio14
  • ScholarshipsYes
  • International Students4,118
  • SizeL
  • Total Faculty1,345

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Established in 1869, the University of Otago is New Zealand’s first university and the first choice for more than 20,000 students.

Gathered from all over New Zealand and around the world, students at Otago soon become part of a tradition of innovation and enjoy the benefits of a worldwide reputation for academic excellence. Otago’s position at the forefront of modern scholarship is based on its long and respected history as well as the latest in groundbreaking research and vibrant education.

That’s why Otago is able to attract first-rate academics, and why Otago graduates find their degrees open doors around the world. Lots of employers say that they choose Otago graduates because they show real independence and an ability to hit the ground running. Otago’s degrees are challenging and relevant to the modern world, so you can be confident that you can lay the foundations of a successful career.

But student life is not all work. Otago is also famous for its campus lifestyle, where you can work, play and live in a safe and welcoming environment (all within about a three-kilometre radius from its Dunedin campus). You’ll never regret choosing the quality all round experience that only Otago can offer.

Apply online to study at the University of Otago.




Established in 1869, the University of Otago is New Zealand’s first university and the first choice for more than 20,000 students.

Gathered from all over New Zealand and around the world, students at Otago soon become part of a tradition of innovation and enjoy the benefits of a worldwide reputation for academic excellence. Otago’s position at the forefront of modern scholarship is based on its long and respected history as well as the latest in groundbreaking research and vibrant education.

That’s why Otago is able to attract first-rate academics, and why Otago graduates find their degrees open doors around the world. Lots of employers say that they choose Otago graduates because they show real independence and an ability to hit the ground running. Otago’s degrees are challenging and relevant to the modern world, so you can be confident that you can lay the foundations of a successful career.

But student life is not all work. Otago is also famous for its campus lifestyle, where you can work, play and live in a safe and welcoming environment (all within about a three-kilometre radius from its Dunedin campus). You’ll never regret choosing the quality all round experience that only Otago can offer.

Apply online to study at the University of Otago.




University highlights

University of Otago is one of the top Public universities in Dunedin, New Zealand. It is ranked #184 in QS Global World Rankings 2021.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #133
  • 2013
    #155
  • 2014
    #159
  • 2015
    #=173
  • 2016
    #169
  • 2018
    #151
  • 2019
    #=175
  • 2020
    #176
  • 2021
    #184

Ranking criteria

45.3
Overall
53
Academic Reputation
36.5
Employer Reputation
17.6
Faculty Student Ratio
43.5
Citations per Faculty
100
International Faculty Ratio
59
International Students Ratio

Student & Staff

Total students
18,916

18%
82%

International students
4,118

35%
65%

Total faculty staff
1,345

807
538

Total students
18,916

18%
82%

International students
4,118

35%
65%

Total faculty staff
1,345

538
807
2021
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Scholarships

Yes
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