- 70Acceptance Rate
- 65Available Programs
- 18058Average Cost
- 91Employment Rate
The University has a student population of more than 12,500,including almost 2000 international students from more than 70 countries. At the main campus in Hamilton, students have access to on-and off-campus accommodation options, cafes, health services, an award-winning student centre, gym, a swimming pool and the Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts, all on 65 hectares of park-like grounds with access to regular public transport. There is also a satellite campus in Tauranga, a shared space with a partnering institution, but the University is also building its own state-of-the-art campus in the heart of the coastal city. Both cities are great places to be a student, with a vibrant and welcoming student culture, many recreational activities to enjoy and amongst the strongest economic centres in the country. Hamilton is only a 1.5 hour drive from New Zealand’s largest city, Auckland, and is central to many other North Island towns and beaches.
English Language Requirements for Admission:
an overall IELTS score of 6.0 with no bands below 5.5 or.
an iBT (Internet Based TOEFL) score of 80 with a Writing score of 21, or.
a B grade or better at Level 7 in the Certificate of Attainment in Academic English, or.
a PTE Academic overall score of 50 and no PTE communicative skills score below 42.
Other entry requirements depend on the program you have chosen,for more information.
Scholarship & funding
Whether a school leaver, postgraduate student, or adult student, the University of Waikato offers hundreds of scholarship and grant opportunities, enabling accessible education for all students. For more information.