New Zealand's world-ranked University

University of Auckland in World University Rankings

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9th= in Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings 2021

  • The University of Auckland also ranked within the top 20 for seven of the Goals individually.

Top 100 in QS World University Rankings 2022

  • Placed 85th= in the world, the University is the only New Zealand university in the top 100.

Top 200 in Times Higher Education Rankings 2022

  • The University of Auckland ranked 137th equal in the 2022 Times Higher Education World University Rankings, making it the top-ranked university in New Zealand.

Top 300 in the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU)

  • The University of Auckland is the highest ranked University in New Zealand on the ARWU rankings.

QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021

The University of Auckland ranked within the top 50 for a range of subjects in the QS World University Subject Rankings 2021:

  • Anthropology
  • Archaeology
  • Education 
  • Engineering – Civil & Structural 
  • English Language & Literature 
  • Geography 
  • Nursing 
  • Performing Arts 
  • Pharmacy & Pharmacology
  • Sports-related Subjects

Source: QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021

Shanghai Ranking Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2021

In the 2021 Shanghai Ranking, the University of Auckland ranked within the top 100 for a number of subjects.

  • Civil Engineering 
  • Food Science & Technology 
  • Instruments Science and Technology 
  • Public Health 
  • Nursing 
  • Education 
  • Mechanical Engineering

Other Rankings

The University of Auckland is placed in a range of other ranking syetems:

  • 14th in the Times Higher Education's 2021 list of the world's most international universities.
  • =68th in the QS Employability Rankings 2020 
  • 118th in the US News Best Global Universities Rankings 2021 
  • 194th in the NTU World University Rankings 2021 
  • “Gold” rating for both Environmental Impact and Equal Opportunities in the QS SDG Ratings