University of Waikato

country rank : 6

world rank     : 573

University Overview

  

Established in 1964, University of Waikato is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Hamilton (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Waikato. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Tauranga. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment, New Zealand, University of Waikato (UoW) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational 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 degrees), 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 53 years old 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, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

  

University Name(s)


Acronym
UoW


Founded
1964


Motto
Ko te Tangata The Voice of the People


Colours
Red


Yearly Tuition Range

  




uniRank Tuition Range Matrix

Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student Not reported Not reported
Int’l student 7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)

 

University Admissions

  

Gender Admission
Men and Women (coed)

International Students
Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission

Admission Selection
Yes, based on students’ past academic record and grades

Admission Rate
Admission Rate 60-70%

Admission Office
Waikato International, Private Bag 3105
Hamilton 3240
+64 (7) 838 4439

 

Size and Profile

  

Student EnrollmentTotal Enrolment Range
10,000-14,999

Academic StaffTotal Faculty Range
3,000-3,499

Control TypeControl Type
Public

Entity TypeEntity Type
Non-Profit

 

Facilities and Services 

  

LibraryUniversity Library
Yes Go to University of Waikato's Library

HousingUniversity Housing and Accommodation
Yes

Sport FacilitiesUniversity Sport Facilities
Yes

Financial AidsUniversity Financial Aids
Yes

Study AbroadStudy Abroad and International Exchange Programs
Yes

Distance Learning
Not reported

 

Accreditation

  

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministry for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment, 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)

 

Affiliations

  

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

 

Academic Structure

  


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