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Victoria University of Wellington

Victoria University of Wellington PO Box 600 Wellington,
New Zealand View map
New Zealand
#=223
Public
Very High
17,775
Yes
1,104
3,668

Undergraduate Overview

Victoria University is home to 21,000 students, including over 3,000 international students from more than 100 countries. Victoria offers a quality education modelled on the highly successful British framework - one the emphasises creative thought and heightened world knowledge.  And encourages leadership, communication, creative and critical thinking in all students. In 2015, Victoria awarded 5,652 qualifications at graduation ceremonies throughout the year. 

Victoria is in the top 2.5% of the world's universities. In fifteen subject areas, we are amoung the top 1% of the world's universities (2016 QS World University Rankings by Subject).

Vicotria is ranked 50th in the world for Social Policy and Administration and in the top 100 in nine other subjects:

  • Accounting and Finance
  • Development Studies
  • Education
  • English Language and Literature
  • Geography
  • History
  • Law
  • Linguistics and Psychology. 

Undergraduate programmes are taught through seven faculties:

  • Architecture and Design
  • Business
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Law
  • Science.

 

 

University Highlights

Victoria University of Wellington is one of the top Public universities in Wellington, New Zealand. It is ranked #=223 in QS Global World Rankings 2021.

Total students - 17,775

22%
78%

International students - 3,668

61%
39%

Total faculty staff - 1,104

526
578

Total students - 17,775

22%
78%

International students - 3,668

61%
39%

Total faculty staff - 1,104

578
526

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.
2020
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QS Stars Ratings for Victoria University of Wellington

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