Ranking and reputation

We’re proud of our international reputation as a top performing university.

Infographic which states the University of Auckland is ranked first in NZ for Education as a subject, and the only NZ university to feature in the world's top 50 universities for Education.

Top of the class

The University of Auckland is New Zealand's highest ranked university and the only New Zealand university to feature in the top 100 of the 2020 QS World University Rankings.

The latest international 2021 QS World University Rankings by Subject place the University of Auckland well ahead of other New Zealand universities for Education as a subject. Ranked at 29th in the world, we are the only New Zealand university to feature in the top 50 universities for Education.

Best graduate employability

The University of Auckland is New Zealand’s leading university for Graduate Employability.

The University has been ranked #1 in New Zealand and #59 worldwide in the QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2020.

Ranked top in the Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings

The University has been ranked number one in the world in the Times Higher Education Impact rankings for 2020. This covers achievements related to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals including: inclusive and equitable education, gender equality and innovation.

We have been ranked 35th in the 2020 Times Higher Education World University Rankings by Subject: Education. This highlights the universities that are leading across education, teacher training and academic studies in education subjects.