Massey University

country rank  5
world rank  503

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University Overview

Established in 1963, Massey University is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Palmerston North (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Manawatu-Wanganui. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Auckland, Wellington. Officially recognized by the Ministry for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment of New Zealand, Massey University is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational New Zealand higher education institution. Massey University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 57 years old New Zealand higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. Massey University also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Founded 1963 Origins date back to 1926
Motto Floreat scientia
Let knowledge flourish

University Location

Address Private Bag 11222
Palmerston North
New Zealand
Tel +64 (6) 350 5701
Fax +64 (6) 350 5618
Other locations Auckland, Wellington

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 35,000-39,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Massey University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2021