University of Auckland is New Zealand’s largest university for enrolling over 40,000 students across its eight campuses. Located in New Zealand’s largest city, University of Auckland received Five Stars Plus for overall excellence, research, teaching facilities, internationalisation, and job opportunities in New Zealand by QS Stars Rating.
The University is the largest research organisation and member of three international networks: Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU), Universitas 21 (U21) and Worldwide Universities Network (WUN). Highly renowned as a business hub, University of Auckland business programs have received the Triple Crown accreditation from AACSB International, EFMD-EQUIS, and AMBA.
University of Auckland World Ranking Highlights
Latest highlights for global rankings of University of Auckland:
- #85 in QS Global World Rankings 2022
- #147 in THE World University Rankings 2021
- #9 in THE Impact Rankings 2021
- #125 in Best Global Universities by US News Report 2021
- #262 in World University Rankings by CWUR 2021
- #201-300 in Academic Ranking of World Universities by ShanghaiRankings
University of Auckland World Rankings by QS
The University of Auckland ranked within the top 100 of the QS WUR, making it one of the top universities in the world. In 2021, it ranked #81 in the world with an overall score of 64, dropping slightly to #85 in 2022. The breakdown of scores given by QS WUR 2022:
|Faculty Student Ratio||23.7|
|Citations per Faculty||55.1|
|International Faculty Ratio||99.5|
University of Auckland World Rankings by Times Higher Education
THE placed University of Auckland at #147 with an overall score of 57.8. UOA scored 94.5 for international outlook, as it enrolls a large population of international students aspiring to study in New Zealand.
University of Auckland ranked #13 in the THE’s 2020 list of the "World’s Most International Universities''. The breakdown of scores given by Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021:
University of Auckland World Rankings by US News & World report
As per US News 2021 global best university rankings, University of Auckland ranked #125 as per the parameters used for judgment by the US News. Given below are certain indicators of the University of Auckland rankings for 2021:
|Global Research Reputation||198th||Weightage (%)|
|Regional Research Reputation||7th||12.5|
|Normalized Citation Impact||325rd||2.5|
|Number of Publications that are among the 10% most cited||193rd||7.5|
|Percentage of total publications that are among the 10% most cited||422nd||12.5|
|International Collaboration- relative to the country||574th||10|
|Number of highly cited papers that are among the top 1% most cited||187th||5|
|Percentage of highly cited papers that are among the top 1% most cited||406th||5|
According to these parameters, the University of Auckland acquired a score of 67.9, getting the world rank of 125th in Best Global Universities.
University of Auckland Rankings in New Zealand
Apart from setting its mark across the globe, the University of Auckland is also highly reputed among universities in New Zealand. University rankings in New Zealand from several agencies
- As per US News & World Report 2021:
- #9 in Best Global Universities in Australia/New Zealand
- #1 in Best Global Universities in New Zealand
- #1 in Academic Ranking of World Universities by ShanghaiRankings
- #1 in National Rankings by CWUR 2021
University of Auckland Subject Specific Ranking
University of Auckland offers a range of undergraduate, graduate and research degrees in a vast number of subjects. Times Higher Education ranked programs including arts & humanities and education taught at University of Auckland among the top 100 in 2021.
QS WUR by Subject 2021 has placed University of Auckland courses among the top 500. Life science, social science, business & economics and psychology are some of the subjects ranked among the top 200.
Given below are some of the rankings for various subjects and programs offered by the university:
|Program/Subject||US News Ranking (2021)||THE Ranking (2021)|
|Arts and Humanities||81||96|
|Engineering & technology||163||126-150|
|Business & Economics||94||101-125|
These rankings depict that the University of Auckland is the topmost rated institution in New Zealand. University of Auckland maintains a high graduate employment rate that greatly inspires international students applying to study in New Zealand, supplemented by academic rigor and a strong research-based curriculum followed at UOA. Ethnic diversity and a clean environment are among top focuses of University of Auckland campus, ranked no.1 for two consecutive years in Impact Rankings by Times Higher Education.