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Country at a glance

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Capital
Wellington
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Population
approx. 5,185,288
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Official language(s)
English, Māori and New Zealand Sign Language
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International Students
approx. 39,005 (2021)
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GDP
approx. USD 250 billion
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Dialing code
+64
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Currency
New Zealand Dollar ($)
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Universities
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Admission Timeline

Most institutes in New Zealand offer online applications for UG courses. Generally, it would be best if you started preparing for applications at least 6-9 months before the deadline. Once you have decided to study in New Zealand, you should:

  • Choose a course
  • Shortlist institutes
  • Take all standardized tests
  • Write your SOPs and gather LORs
  • Apply to the institutes
  • Attend interviews (if required)

When applying to institutes in New Zealand, international students from an overseas tertiary institution must pay a non-refundable application fee of NZD 100 (approx. INR 5000). However, the fee is NZD 60 (approx. INR 3000) if you apply under Special Admission or Discretionary Entrance. These costs do not include the charges for English language proficiency tests (IELTS/TOEFL/DET/PTE Academic, etc.) you must pay before applying to any institute.

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If you decide to pursue a Master's course in New Zealand, you can apply directly to your shortlisted institutes from their official websites. However, before you do, you need to prepare certain documents like:

  • Passport
  • Birth certificate
  • Academic transcripts
  • SOPs and LORs
  • Financial proof
  • English language proficiency scores

Once you have gathered all these documents, you can fill out the application form.

The application fees for international students in Master’s degree programs can vary from institute to institute. However, the average is approximately NZD 100 (approx. INR 5000) for regular applications and NZD 60 (approx. INR 3000) for Special Admission and Discretionary Entrance. Additional costs include the application fees for English language proficiency tests (IELTS/TOEFL/DTE/PTE, etc.) and standardized tests (GMAT/MCAT/LSAT, etc.)

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Before applying to any institute in New Zealand for your MBA course, you must check that you meet the eligibility requirements and have valid documents. Once you have confirmed both, you must:

  • Fill out the application form on the institute’s official website
  • Pay the application fee to confirm
  • Attend an interview with the admission board if required
  • Receive the decision within a few weeks

The application fee for MBA courses in New Zealand ranges from NZD 50-100 (approx. INR 2500-5000), depending on the institute. In fact, many institutes do not charge any application fees for international students applying online. In addition, you'll also need to give the GMAT exam fees of USD 250 (approx. INR 20,000) and the TOEFL/IELTS/PTE Academic exam fee, which is approximately INR 15,500.

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Post admission experience

Cost of living

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Monthly living expenses

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Rent

NZD 800-1000

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Food

NZD 550-900

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Transport

NZD 320-500

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Miscellaneous

NZD 300-1200

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Frequently asked questions

New Zealand, Australia, the UK, Canada, the USA, and France are some of the top countries for students seeking to study abroad. Each country presents unique opportunities for you to experience world-class education while embracing various cultures worldwide.

The top universities in New Zealand that students prefer when studying abroad are:

  • The University of Auckland
  • University of Canterbury
  • University of Otago
  • Auckland University of Technology
  • Lincoln University
  • Victoria University of Wellington

These institutes have gained worldwide renown for top-notch faculty, prestigious alumni, and excellent education.

The best courses to study in New Zealand include:

  • Business
  • Hospitality Management
  • Information Technology
  • Engineering
  • Medicine
  • Architecture
  • Psychology

If you wish to pursue an undergraduate, postgraduate, MBA or any course from New Zealand, you need to follow these steps:

  • Choose the program you want to pursue
  • Shortlist at least 4-5 institutions to apply to
  • Check the eligibility criteria
  • Register for English language proficiency tests
  • Take standardized tests (if required)

Once you meet all the requirements and have your paperwork ready, you can apply to your shortlisted universities online.

The average tuition cost of courses in New Zealand is:

  • NZD 22,000-32,000 (approx. INR 11,00,000-15,76,000) – UG courses
  • NZD 26,000-37,000 (approx. INR 12,90,000-18,23,000) - PG courses
  • NZD 31,000-50,000 (approx. INR 15,27,000-25,00,000) – MBA courses

Other than course fees, you must consider the cost of accommodation, food, travel and other miscellaneous expenses, which can add up to NZD 20,000-25,000 per year (approx. INR 9,90,000-12,40,000).

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