Massey University

Massey University is one of New Zealand’s largest universities. With a strong reputation for excellence and innovation, Massey offers internationally-recognised degrees and is ranked in the world's top 300 universities


Wellington City


Wallace Street
Mount Cook

Massey University is New Zealand’s only multi-city university with fully resourced campuses located in three exciting cities: Wellington, Auckland, Palmerston North.

The Wellington campus offers a diverse range of internationally recognised undergraduate certificates, diploma and bachelor programmes, postgraduate diplomas, master and doctorate programmes which can be studied both internally and via distance learning.

Programmes cover a range of disciplines including: Art, Business, Communication, Design, Exercise and health science, Journalism, Music and creative media production, Nursing, and Sport.

The campus has a state-of-the-art design facility offering digital sound, animation and filming suites, and new media and drama labs including the largest educational green screen in the Southern Hemisphere, Australasia’s first Fab Lab and purpose-built art gallery.

Academic accolades

  • Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) places Massey in the top 300 universities in the world with a 5 star rating across nine categories.
  • Massey University is ranked in the top 300 in the world for graduate employability, 28th in the world for veterinary science, 29th in the world for agriculture, in the top 100 for Design and Nursing, and a total of 21 subjects ranked in the top 300 in the world.
  • Toi Rauwhārangi is Massey University's College of Creative Arts, based in Wellington. It is the first art and design school outside of North America to be awarded ‘Substantial equivalency’ by the US accreditation body National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD), and is also ranked top design school in the Asia-Pacific region by the global design award agency Red Dot.

Massey University is ranked in the top 300 in the world for graduate employability.

Quacquarelli Symonds (QS)


Massey University has a range of scholarships and financial assistance packages available to international students studying at Massey University.

Additional details

Number of students 30,491
Number of international students 5,323
Overall cost of living $16,500
Accommodation cost $8,008 per semester
Accommodation Homestay, halls of residence

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