Top 8 universities in New Zealand

  1. University of Auckland logo
    Enrollment
    42,500
    Founded
    1883
  2. University of Otago logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1869
  3. University of Waikato logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1964
  4. University of Canterbury logo
    Enrollment
    17,299
    Founded
    1873
  5. Massey University logo
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1963
  6. Victoria University of Wellington logo
    Acceptance Rate
    64%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1897
  7. Auckland University of Technology logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    2000
  8. Lincoln University, New Zealand logo
    Enrollment
    4,500
    Founded
    1878

The best cities to study in New Zealand based on the number of universities and their ranks are Auckland, Dunedin, Hamilton, and Christchurch.

Average cost of living for students in New Zealand is $694 + $129-923 for rent (depends on where to live: dormitory, renting with a roommate or solo).