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About The University of Auckland
Established in 1883, the University of Auckland is ranked 85th in the world by the QS World University Rankings 2022. It is an international centre of learning and academic excellence, situated in the heart of Auckland. The University provides an exciting and stimulating environment for more than 43,000 students, of which 8,200 are international students from more than 120 countries.
The University’s eight faculties are located over five campuses. These faculties are Arts, Business School, Creative Arts and Industries, Education and Social Work, Engineering, Law, Medical and Health Sciences, and Science.
As a research-led university, our courses incorporate the latest findings and perspectives related to each area of study. The University of Auckland is the only New Zealand university invited to join the international networks Association of Pacific Rim Universities, Universitas 21 and the Worldwide Universities Network. Membership of these groups is by invitation only and is limited to research-led institutions of international reputation across a broad range of disciplines.
Why Choose The University of Auckland?
- 6th in the world in the Times Higher Education (THE) University Impact Rankings 2022 (THE Impact Rankings 2022)
- 85th in the QS World University Rankings (QS Rankings)
- Top 50 for 12 subjects in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022 (QS World Rankings by Subject 2022)
- Learn from the best educators and researchers in the country’s highest-ranked university
- Live in the world’s third most liveable city (Mercer Consulting Quality of Living Survey 2019); 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.
- The University of Auckland has been ranked internationally as New Zealand’s leading university for Graduate Employability.
Awards and Achievements
Top 100 in QS World University Rankings
- The University of Auckland is New Zealand’s leading university in the QS World University Rankings 2022
- Placed #85 in the world, the University is the only New Zealand university in the top 100
Top rankings in QS Subject Rankings
- In the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022, the University of Auckland is among the top 50 universities worldwide for 12 of our subjects on offer which includes ‘Accounting & Finance’, ‘Anthropology’, ‘Archaeology’, ‘Education’, ‘Engineering – Civil & Structural’, English Language & Literature’, ‘Geography’, ‘Linguistics’, ‘Nursing’, ‘Pharmacy & Pharmacology’, ‘Psychology’ and ‘Sports-related Subjects’.
Highest Ranking for Graduate Employability
- The University of Auckland has been ranked internationally as New Zealand’s leading university for Graduate Employability
- In the Times Higher Education Global University Employability Ranking 2021, the University was placed among the 100 best universities worldwide for delivering work-ready graduates (#77)
Most innovative university in New Zealand
- In the Reuters’ ranking of Asia Pacific’s Most Innovative Universities – 2019, the University of Auckland has once again been ranked as the most innovative university in New Zealand
- The University placed #35 overall, with no other New Zealand university ranked in the top 75
- The University of Auckland is also recognised by the MIT Skoltech Initiative as one of five emerging world-leading universities in entrepreneurship
- In 2020, the University of Auckland was named Entrepreneurial University of the Year at the Asia-Pacific Triple E Entrepreneurship and Engagement Excellence Awards in Higher Education
If you are an international student thinking of studying at The University of Auckland, you may be eligible for a scholarship. Please click here to view the scholarships available for international students.
University Course List
The University of Auckland offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, please click here to view the full list of degree courses
The University of Auckland
The University of Auckland
22 Princes Street, Auckland, Auckland 1010
Phone: 0800 61 62 63 for student enquiries from within New Zealand OR +64 9 373 7513 for student enquiries from outside New Zealand