University of Waikato

country rank  6
world rank  716

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University Overview

Established in 1964, University of Waikato is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of Hamilton (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Waikato. This institution also has a branch campus in Tauranga. Officially recognized by the Ministry for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment of New Zealand, University of Waikato (UoW) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational New Zealand higher education institution. University of Waikato (UoW) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 56 years old New Zealand higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this New Zealand higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UoW also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym UoW
Founded 1964
Motto Ko te Tangata
The Voice of the People
Colours Red

University Location

Address Private Bag 3105
Hamilton
3240 Waikato
New Zealand
Tel +64 (7) 838 4439
Fax +64 (7) 838 4269
Other locations Tauranga

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
Not reported Not reported
International
students
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)

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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 students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office Waikato International, Private Bag 3105
Hamilton 3240
(7) 838 4439

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 3,000-3,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Ministry for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment of New Zealand


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Association of MBAs (AMBA)
  • European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD-EQUIS)
  • Institution of Professional Engineers New Zealand (IPENZ)


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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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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 15 September 2020