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11. New Zealand

New Zealand is one of the most popular destinations among international students studying abroad. There are 8 major universities in New Zealand with a good mix of large and small schools. There are a wide range of studies available that are all taught in English, and every university is ranked in the top 3% by QS World University Rankings. In their spare time, students have a variety of activities to do given New Zealand's great expanses of undisturbed natural habitat. These include hiking, mountain climbing, kayaking, wind surfing, sailing, skiing, mountain biking - you name it.  International students won't be disappointed either, New Zealand is a diverse multicultural society with strong connections in the Pacific and Asia, and the people are totally friendly and outgoing!

Assorted Top Public Institutions

NameLocationStudents / Int'l
The University of AucklandAuckland28,361 / 9,924
University of OtagoOtago18,916 / 4,118
Victoria University of WellingtonWellington17,775 / 3,668
University of CanterburyChristchurch13,594 / 3,000
Massey UniversityPalmerston North11,638 / 4,836
University of WaikatoHamilton10,135 / 3,134
Lincoln UniversityLincoln2,323 / 1,059
Auckland University of Technology (AUT)Auckland17,948 / 8,925

Assorted Top Private Institutions

NameLocationStudents / Int'l
Unitec Institute of TechnologyAuckland15,420 / -
Manukau Institute of TechnologyAuckland14,000 / -
Eastern Institute Of TechnologyNapier10,000 / 800
Southern Institute of TechnologyInvercargill13,000 / -
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