New Zealand
University of Waikato
The University of Waikato, founded in 1964, is a New Zealand public institution of higher learning and research. The University of Waikato has 150 undergraduate and graduate students divided across nine faculties. Ten programmes are listed among the top 200 in their respective categories.

Cost of attendance

The University of Waikato's average tuition fee is 30,000 NZD (15 lakhs). Students must also have 6,000 NZD on hand for accommodation, transit, and meals in New Zealand.


For students looking for a place to live in New Zealand, the institution offers on-campus housing. The cost of each accommodation varies depending on the type of hall students want. The types of residential halls on campus are described here. Bryant Hall, College Hall, Student Village, Silverdale Road Apartments, Orchard Park, and Bleakley Place Units are among the three halls of residence, apartments, cottages, studios, and units in Hamilton. Staying in Durham Mews, university linked accommodation, is an option for Tauranga Accommodation. Summer Housing There are three main summer houses accessible for students. There are also homestay programmes that allow students to live with a New Zealand family. The annual cost of living is around $21,480.

Acceptance rate

The University of Waikato is committed to offering world-class teaching and research. With approximately 13,000 students, 2000 of whom are overseas students. The University of Waikato has a 60-70 percent acceptance rate, making it somewhat selective.


The University of Waikato has three campuses in New Zealand, each in a separate location, notably the Hamilton campus, the Tauranga campus, and the Zhejiang University City College (ZUCC). All three sites feature the necessary facilities for students to use throughout their studies and stay on campus. The Hamilton campus has a variety of eateries, on-campus housing, and unique instructional facilities. Tauranga's CBD campus mixes a relaxing lifestyle with world-class university studies. City College of Zhejiang University (ZUCC). This University of Waikato campus assists students in obtaining a qualification while studying in China.


We are accredited to AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA – only 1% of the world's business schools have met the strict standards of all three accreditation bodies.

Jobs and Placement

Opportunities for work placements or projects with businesses and community organisations are included in University of Waikato degrees. It serves as a significant experience that leads to jobs in New Zealand following graduation. The university provides extensive assistance in the form of career counselling and advising, which prepares students for careers in the field. The average salary paid to University of Waikato graduates after completion of their degree is 67,000 NZD. Accountant is the highest-paying job title, with a salary of 80,000 NZD. BBC, Compaq, and LIC are among the companies that recruit at the university.

QS Ranking

#373 in QS Global World Rankings 2022

The Ranking

#401–500 World University Rankings THE 2022    

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