Universities in New Zealand

Higher Education in New Zealand

2021 Ranking of New Zealand Universities

What are the most popular Universities in New Zealand? uniRank tries to answer this question by publishing the 2021 New Zealand University Ranking of 8 New Zealand higher-education institutions meeting the following uniRank selection criteria:

  • being chartered, licensed or accredited by the appropriate New Zealand higher education-related organization
  • offering at least four-year undergraduate degrees (bachelor degrees) or postgraduate degrees (master or doctoral degrees)
  • delivering courses predominantly in a traditional, face-to-face, non-distance education format

Explore the uniRank League Table and University Ranking of 8 Universities in New Zealand

2021 Sub-rankings by regions

New Zealand is divided into 16 regions (Maori: Nga takiwa). The larger number of higher education institutions meeting the uniRank selection criteria are located in the northern island region of Auckland, which hosts New Zealand's largest city Auckland, and the southern island region of Canterbury, which hosts the second-largest city, Christchurch. The following uniRank sub-rankings or league tables take into consideration all regions which include at least 2 New Zealand higher education institutions meeting the uniRank selection criteria.


Auckland (2)   Canterbury (2)  

New Zealand University lists

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