University of Waikato Rankings

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In the World#285 of 14178
In Oceania#16 of 59
In New Zealand#3 of 8
In Hamilton#1 of 1
In Sociology#154 of 6,707

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
65%
Enrollment
12,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Languages
English. Immersion degree in Maori also available.

Publications & Citations

Publications
16,421
Citations
545,783

University of Waikato majors

by publication count

Computer science
2,091
Sociology
1,802
Psychology
1,490
Biology
1,368
Chemistry
1,002
Economics
958
Business
794
Geology
794
Mathematics
700
Political science
673
Materials science
658
Geography
639
Medicine
575
Environmental science
563
Engineering
470
Physics
436
History
230
Philosophy
143
Art
128

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Sociology17338,971
Computer science209131,507
Geology23243,139
Economics27632,912
Political science2898,765
Business35520,808
History386806
Environmental science42218,231
Geography4318,547
Psychology53542,812
Art632233
Mathematics69518,145
Physics71519,104
Engineering7509,583
Philosophy765233
Biology78060,766
Materials science100417,495
Chemistry104927,730
Medicine124913,565

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990971206
1991931171
19921081382
19931261322
19941601388
19951601816
19962132148
19972312192
19982332611
19992692984
20002333657
20012834773
20022886026
20033208352
200430810790
200547013360
200646115000
200746615814
200857317754
200954619736
201065323040
201171926591
201276729873
201380834343
201480636927
201584737560
201683435897
201799836314
201888933502
201990738791
202089742717

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate65%
Admissions RequirementsNew Zealand Universities entrance, Bursaries and Scholarship Examination, or recognized foreign equivalent
Academic CalendarJanuary to November
Enrollment12,500
Full time employee3,250
Student:staff ratio4:1

Tuition

UndergraduateGraduate
International students$8,750$11,250

University of Waikato has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

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++++
Bachelor's DegreeArts and Humanities, Communication Studies, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Engineering, Fine Arts, Fine Arts, Graphic Design, Law, Law, Law, Law, Law, Mathematics, Music, Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Tourism
Bachelor Honours DegreeCommunication Studies, Computer Engineering, Engineering, Fine Arts, Graphic Design, Law, Music, Social Sciences
Master's DegreeBusiness Administration, Business Administration, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Education, Educational Administration, Engineering, Engineering, Environmental Management, Fine Arts, Fine Arts, Graphic Design, Law, Law, Mathematics, Music, Philosophy, Psychology, Social Sciences, Special Education
Doctoral DegreeEducation, Literature, Philosophy

General info

Alternative namesUoW
Founded1964
WikipediaUniversity of Waikato
AccreditationMinistry for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment of New Zealand
MottoKo te Tangata
The Voice of the People
Colorsred
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
Affiliations and membershipsAssociation of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)

Location and Contacts

AddressPrivate Bag 3105
Hamilton, Waikato, 3240
New Zealand
City population169,000
Phone+64 (7) 838 4439
Fax+64 (7) 838 4269

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