An Internationally-renowned university in a lively and diverse multi-cultural city

The University of Auckland is New Zealand’s largest and highest ranked university, with hundreds of course options and a focus on biology, marine studies, engineering, anthropology, ethnology, and Maori and Pacific studies. Field study options available in some areas give you the opportunity to apply the concepts you are learning in the classroom to the real world. Additionally, their AACSB accredited Business School is located in the brand new, purpose-built Owen G. Glenn Building. 

More than 2,500 Maori students, 3,500 South Pacific Islanders, 15,500 students of Asian background and 6,000 international students give Auckland the vibrant diversity that makes it such an exciting learning community.

Going abroad gives you the opportunity to truly separate yourself from the everyday. It provides so much freedom, which, when met with curiosity, allows you to explore and discover new and wonderful things about yourself... ”

Christine Nardecchia

Villanova University Student, University of Auckland

  • Auckland is an easy jumping off point to travel around to the rest of the country and is an easily accessible city.

  • Though the largest city in New Zealand, Auckland is still easy to walk around and has a great cafe and shopping culture.

  • With over 200 clubs and societies, there's a club for every taste. From tramping, canoeing, photography, and politics, to cosplay, drinking wine or eating desserts, clubs help balance your studies and grow your network.

Fees & Scholarship Details
Term/Period Departure Date Return Credits Base Program Fee Application Deadline
Fall 2015 7/2/2015 11/17/2015 12-16 $19,540 3/15/2015 More Info
Academic Year 2015 7/2/2015 6/28/2016 24-32 $34,750 3/15/2015 More Info
Spring 2016 2/15/2016 6/28/2016 12-16 $19,770 11/15/2015 More Info
Academic Year Southern Hemisphere 2016 2/15/2016 11/15/2016 24-32 $34,760 11/15/2015 More Info

Program fees listed are base fees only. Please select MORE INFO for an estimate of additional expenses and any additional fees that may be incurred based on enrollment selections or housing placements. Dates and fees for future terms will be posted as they become available. Please see Program Calendar for detailed dates.

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Program Details


New Zealand

Language of Instruction




Location Type

Large City


As a participant on an Arcadia program, you are guaranteed accommodation. Our priority is to provide a safe, clean, cost-effective and convenient place for you to live, while offering you every opportunity to explore the local culture and community.


Health & Safety

Student health, safety and security in New Zealand are our top priorities. Our experienced and well-connected staff are prepared to deal with any emergencies that may arise...

Health & Safety