University of Waikato: Ranking & Review

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Hamilton Rank New Zealand Rank World Rank
1 3 309
Top 2%

Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance rate65%
Admission selectionYes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Total enrollment12,500
Academic calendarSemesters


In-state students
International students$8,750$11,250

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities++++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences++++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics++++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine----
Engineering | IT++++
Maths | Natural Sciences++++

General info

Alternative namesUoW
MottoKo te Tangata
The Voice of the People
AccreditationMinistry for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment, New Zealand
Affiliations and membershipsAssociation of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)
Academic structureFaculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Waikato Management School
School of Education
School of Science and Engineering
School of Computing and Mathematical Science
School of Law
School of Maori and Pacific Development
Entity typeNon-profit
Control typePublic-private partnership
HousingProvides housing
Financial aidsOffers financial aids
Total FTE staff3,250
Student/staff ratio4
Religious affiliationNone

Location and Contacts

AddressPrivate Bag 3105
Hamilton, Waikato, 3240
New Zealand
Urbanization levelSub-Urban
City population50,000 - 250,000
Phone+64 (7) 838 4439
Fax+64 (7) 838 4269

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