New Zealand
Victoria University of Wellington
Victoria University of Wellington was established in 1897 by an act of parliament. It was named after Queen Victoria to commemorate the 60th anniversary of her coronation in 1897. The institution, which is made up of ten multidisciplinary faculties, offers more than 100 undergraduate, graduate, post-graduate, doctorate, and online programmes that are listed among the top 50 disciplines in the world by reputable higher education bodies.

Cost of attendance

International candidates need to pay a tuition cost of about 26,149 AUD to 39,039 AUD. The university also offers need and merit-based scholarships of up to 20,000 AUD annually.


Candidates at Victoria University of Wellington can choose from a university resident hall, a private house, or homestay housing based on their preferences. The institution includes 14 residence halls that are both catered and self-catered. Each residential hall provides all of the necessary amenities, such as a gym, laundry, kitchen, lounge, Wi-Fi connection, electricity, bathrooms, spacious living rooms, music rooms, and project workrooms, which are frequently noted in Victoria University of Wellington student reviews. Depending on their needs, students can choose between single or twin beds, apartments or flats, and studio-style living space. The self-catered and catered residential hall housing fees range from 7,220 AUD to 7,220 AUD.

Acceptance rate

Victoria University of Wellington has approximately 22,000 total students, UVic hosts over 4,000 international students. Victoria University of Wellington is a moderately competitive university with an acceptance rate 64%.


Victoria University of Wellington has three large campus sites in Wellington and one in Auckland. It has an extensive public transit infrastructure and is easily accessible. Victoria University of Wellington's main campus is located in Kelburn and houses five major faculties: Humanities and Social Sciences, Science, Engineering, Education and Health, as well as the university's central library and main administrative buildings, as well as a variety of services. The Wellington Faculty of Architecture and Design Innovation, as well as its library, are located on the Te- Aro campus. The Wellington School of Business and Government, as well as commerce and law libraries, are located on the Pipitea campus. On Wellington's rocky south coast, the Victoria University Coastal Ecology Laboratory facilitates marine biology and coastal ecology research.


Victoria University of Wellington's School of Government was the first in the southern hemisphere to receive NASPAA accreditation. NASPAA is widely recognised as the global standard in public service education.

Jobs and Placement

The institution has a dedicated hub for students, graduates, and alumni who want to continue their education and begin their careers. Victoria University of Wellington students invest in their future by attending this prestigious university, which is sought after by top businesses in the country and around the world. The package given at the career hub includes one-on-one career coaching and counselling, CV review, interview preparation, and developing and improving skills. The annual wage for Victoria University employees in New Zealand is NZ$70414.

QS Ranking

#=236 in QS Global World Rankings in 2022

The Ranking

#225 in QS World University Ranking by THE in 2022

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