About the University of Waikato
Waikato University is a true reflection of New Zealand culture; ambitious, innovative thinkers that let little get in the way of achieving big dreams.
Waikato proud to be in the top 1.1% in the world in the latest QS World University Rankings — has jumped 100 places in just four years, a reflection of there ability to challenge, inspire and prepare students to lead change. Waikato research is also ranked highest in New Zealand for quality and impact, tackling issues of national and global importance.
Why Studying The University of Waikato?
  • Ttop 1.1% in the world in the latest QS World University Rankings
  • Awarded a five star rating by QS Stars
  • THE ranked 12 of our disciplines in the top 250 of those delivered around the world, including computer science, economics, law, education and social sciences.

Faculties and Schools

  • Faculty of Arts Social Sciences
  • Faculty of Computing and Mathematical Sciences
  • Faculty of Education
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Maori and Indigenous Studies
  • Faculty of Science and Engineering
  • Waikato Management school
  • Waikato Pathways College
  • School of Graduate Research


  • Hamilton Campus :
    Hillcrest, Hamilton 3216, New Zealand

  • Hamilton CBD Office :
    109 Ward St, Hamilton 3204, New Zealand

  • University of Waikato, Tauranga :
    142 Durham St, Tauranga, 3142, New Zealand

  • Financials

  • Application Fee : $0
  • Tuition fees (Estimated) :
  • Undergraduate : $24.000 - $34.000
  • Postgraduate (Coursework) : $28.000 - $36.000
  • Postgraduate (Research) : $30.000 - $40.000

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