University of Otago
Welcome to the University of Otago – New Zealand’s first university and the first choice of more than 20,000 students.
After almost 150 years, we’re still leading the way when it comes to world-class teaching and a legendary student lifestyle – the two core elements that set the University of Otago apart, and the reason students from across the country and around the world choose us for their tertiary education.
In the 2017 QS World Rankings, Otago ranked 151st and is in the top 3% of universities in the world. We are New Zealand’s leading postgraduate research university and have earned an international reputation for the quality of our research and training.
Most study takes place at our campus in Dunedin, a safe city where education is the main activity. Recognised as one of the 15 most beautiful campuses in the world (Huffington Post 2013), Dunedin is the only true university city in New Zealand and Australia.
As a world-class teaching and research University, Otago offers a first-class education across more than 195 undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in Business, Health Sciences, Humanities and Sciences. We offer more than 195 undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.
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