New Zealand’s top-ranked university is 82nd in the world  (QS World University Rankings 2018)


A world-ranked university

Established in 1883, the University of Auckland is New Zealand’s highest ranked university. Taylors College Auckland students that progress here enjoy the challenge of studying for a degree at one of the world’s 100 best universities.

Why choose the University of Auckland

The programmes at the University of Auckland are globally recognised, with 18 subjects ranked in the top 50 in the world by QS. Graduates of the University of Auckland occupy leading positions in Business, Law, Medicine, Politics, Arts, Engineering and other professions within New Zealand and overseas. The University is ranked number 1 in New Zealand and is placed 75th in the QS Graduate Employability Ranking 2018.

International focus

The University of Auckland has over 40,000 students. More than 7,000 of these are international students from 120 different countries worldwide. This diversity of perspectives and cultures enriches the entire University community.

The University of Auckland is the only university in New Zealand to be a member of Universitas 21, the Worldwide Universities Network (WUN) and the Association of Pacific Rim Universities. Membership to these prestigious groups is by invitation only.

Triple Crown Accreditation

The University of Auckland has a Triple Crown accreditation for Business from AACSB International (USA), EQUIS (Europe) and AMBA (UK). Awarded by the three largest business school accreditation associations, this award has only been given to 77 business schools worldwide (as of October 2017).

University of Auckland rankings

  • Ranked 82nd in the QS World University Rankings 2018.
  • Placed 75th in the QS Graduate Employability Ranking.
  • Ranked in the world’s top 50 universities for 18 subjects in the QS University rankings by Subject 2018.
  • A ‘QS Five Stars Plus institution’ – the University has achieved ‘five stars+’ in all eight categories, including Employability, Teaching and Research.

Student life and support

You’ll feel safe and secure throughout your degree, with help from the University’s international student support team. The University offers a full range of social and cultural activities to help you settle in and make friends.


Degrees and faculties


You can choose from a full range of degree programmes across eight faculties:

  • Arts
  • Business School
  • Education and Social Work
  • Engineering
  • Law
  • Medical and Health Sciences
  • Science
  • Creative Arts and Industries.


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