University of Waikato


The University of Waikato, informally Waikato University, is a comprehensive university in Hamilton, New Zealand, with a satellite campus located in Tauranga.

Establishment: University of Waikato was established in 1964.

Student strength: There were 12,521 students enrolled to study at Waikato in 2012 out of which 1,940 were international students.

Ranking: Waikato has been ranked at 58 in the world in the Times Higher Education 100 under 50 rankings (2012). (The Times 100 under 50 ranks the top 100 universities in the world that are under 50 years old.) It was also placed at 374 in the 2012 QS World ranking and was highly placed in the subject areas of accounting (top 100 in the world), economics and education (top 150 in the world) and geography (top 200 in the world).

Address: 1 Knighton Rd, Hamilton 3240, New Zealand
Enrollment: 12,642 (2010)
Phone: +64 7-856 2889
Founded: 1964