Founded in 1883, Auckland is the country’s largest university with over 40,000 students, nearly 10,000 of whom graduate annually.
The University of Auckland offers an extremely wide variety of subjects. We’re also continuing to diversify our array of programmes by adding innovative new degrees: the Master of Aerospace Engineering, Master of Business Analytics and Master of Wine Science, new from 2021.
The University of Auckland’s reputation as an internationally leading tertiary institution has been maintained with its 85th= placing in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings released today (9 June 2021 NZT).
The University of Auckland creates globally transformative impacts through our distinctive strengths in worldleading research, scholarship, teaching and collaborative partnerships, inspired by our unique position in Aotearoa New Zealand and the Asia-Pacific.
University is about more than just gaining a qualification. Auckland City shines with opportunity. It offers a kaleidoscope of experiences that will help to shape your future. Think about the thrill of living in New Zealand’s biggest and most diverse city, the friends you’ll make, the clubs you’ll join, the life skills you’ll master, and the memories you’ll cherish for years to come. We’re proud of our rich campus and city life, our convenient and secure accommodation options, our extensive scholarships, and our comprehensive support services and pastoral care.
QS World University Rankings place the University of Auckland at number one in New Zealand for Graduate Employability in 2021.
Placed 85th= in the world University ranking, the University is the only New Zealand university in the top 100.
QS 5+ Stars Rating
Most Entrepreneural University in the Asia Pacific.
One of the top most international universities in the world
Our 10 subjects placed in the world’s top 50 are:
- Pharmacy&Pharmacology (#28 in the world)
- Education (#29 in the world)
- Nursing (#35 in the world)
- Archaeology (#37 in the world)
- English Language & Literature (#38 in the world)
- Sports-related Subjects (#43 in the world)
- Geography (#44 in the world)
- Performing Arts (#47 in the world)
- Anthropology (#48 in the world)
- Engineering – Civil & Structural (#49 in the world)