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QS Ranking of New Zealand universities

Check where your favourite Kiwi university ranks

When deciding which university to study at, it is crucial that you also look at the world university rankings. This helps you compare and understand where a university ranks and how does your desired institution fare on the global map. QS world university rankings are a good start for the same. 

The QS system ranks universities as per their global standing, and subject-wise (which includes 48 different subjects and five faculty areas) along with five regional tables. It considers the university’s reputation among other universities (40%), employers (10%), student-teacher ratio (20%), citations-academic staff ratio (20%) and international outlook including students and staff (10%) for its compilation of top universities in the world.

The next QS World University Ranking is expected to come out in June.

QS Ranking of New Zealand universities

S.No.

Institution

QS Ranking 2021 (within New Zealand)

QS Ranking
2021
(Globally)

QS Ranking
2020
(Globally)

1

The University of Auckland

1

81

83

2

University of Otago

2

184

176

3

Victoria University of Wellington

3

223

215

4

University of Canterbury

4

270

227

5

Massey University

5

272

287

6

University of Waikato

6

375

266

7

Lincoln University

7

387

356

8

Auckland University of Technology

8

437

442

Source: www.topuniversities.com

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Updated on April 2, 2021

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