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University of Waikato

Te Whare Wananga o Waikato Gate 1 Knighton Road Hamilton View map
New Zealand
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Public
Very High
9,763
Yes
610
2,541

Overview

The University of Waikato is based in the city of Hamilton in New Zealand’s North Island. We are one of New Zealand’s leading research universities, made up of seven faculties and schools offering a wide range of subjects. We are home to 12,500 students, including close to 2000 international students from more than 70 countries.

The University of Waikato is a truly global and innovative university in the heart of New Zealand. Our focus is on the future, we know that careers are changing and entirely new ones are being created, we challenge, inspire and prepare our students to be future leaders. 

The University of Waikato is widely regarded as a progressive and innovative university, which develops programmes to cater for the world’s changing environment.  Waikato has a broad range of subjects, courses and degrees.. We have a flexible degree structure so that you can build a programme to suit your interests and career plans. 

Our University stands proudly on the world stage. Our rankings are a reflection of our strengths as a university. 

  • 338 in the QS world University rankings. 
  • 351-400 band by Times Higher Education
  • Ten subject areas ranked in the top 200

 

University Highlights

Total students - 9,763

18%
82%

International students - 2,541

65%
35%

Total faculty staff - 610

258
352

Total students - 9,763

18%
82%

International students - 2,541

65%
35%

Total faculty staff - 610

352
258

Scholarships

Yes
The Scholarships above offer some form of financial aid to prospective students. Please always check the specific requirements and restrictions on scholarship availability.
2019
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English language requirements

This institution accepts IELTS!
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