Massey University
Massey University - logo

Massey University

Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand | Public



Massey University has a long, proud tradition of teaching and research excellence. Its heritage, geographic spread over three major cities, range of programmes and the flexibility of its distance teaching all mean it offers students from around the world the ability to tailor their study to meet their needs and at the same time connect closely with industry, professional organisations and local communities. Massey has more than 5000 international students each year from 100 countries, including 295 students from India. It delivers teaching programmes in seven other countries, and has international teaching partnerships with tertiary institutions in 15 nations.




Average Living Expenses (Bachelors)


Average Living Expenses (Masters)



US News ranking


Qs ranking


Times New ranking



Application Fee


*Few partner universities include only selected courses

Select School

No courses found! Try other school



Massey University is spread across three major cities in New Zealand; Auckland, Palmerston North and Wellington. Auckland

  • A beautiful campus with state-of-the-art teaching and learning facilities
  • Based in a diverse, multi-cultural city of 1.5 million people
  • A culture that fosters innovation through strong connections with industry, including an on-site business incubator
  • High quality academic programmes taught by world-class researchers and teachers, including four Distinguished Professors in sciences and humanities and social sciences
Manawatu campus in Palmerston North
  • An international campus with staff and students from over 80 countries
  • World-class academic programmes, teachers and researchers
  • Specialities including Veterinary Science, Agriculture and Aviation
  • Great sporting facilities, a state-of-the-art food plant and farms
  • Affordable accommodation and living
  • A safe, friendly young person's city - a third of its population are aged 15 to 30 years
  • A friendly, vibrant and creative place
  • Home to New Zealand’s most distinguished School of Design
  • World-class research centres for public health, sleep, Māori health, disaster research, and tertiary teaching excellence.
  • Ranked the second most liveable city in the world in the Quality of Life survey by Deutsche Bank
  • Compact and set between a magnificent harbour and green hills


The main campus of Massey University is known as the Manawatu campus which houses the administrative section of the university and also the buildings of College of Humanities, Social Sciences, Sciences, and the Business School. The campus also includes a Recreation Centre, Athletics Track, and Equestrian Centre. In the heart of the campus lies the Manawatu library where students have a good study space and computer centre. Apart from this, the campus has a bookshop, a printery, various prayer rooms, banking facilities, and child care centres.

Residing Options

Massey Halls Massey Halls are all about giving its students the the best student experience and support during their study. Massey’s Halls have dedicated staff to support students in their living environment, connect them with other residents and encourage students to join the many events and activities that are available to them. The on campus accommodation is within a short walking distance to lectures and other facilities such as the University library, recreation centre, support services and on campus cafes. Near to the campuses students will find shops, bars and restaurants.
Homestay Our homestay option gives students the opportunity to live with a local family in their home and experience New Zealand culture. This is a great way for students to improve their English language skills. Students will be provided with three meals a day and have the support from the University’s homestay pastoral care team.


Massey University is ranked in the top 300 universities in the world by the 2020 QS World University Rankings. Further, Massey University is ranked 29th in the world for veterinary science and 30th in the world for agriculture and forestry. The University has strong international links around the world, with accreditation and endorsements across a large number of programmes. Massey’s Business School has an excellent world-wide reputation and has AACSB accreditation. Massey University is also one step ahead in the agri-business field with various innovations and systems in place. Subjects taught at Massey University include agriculture, agricommerce; arts; humanities and social sciences; aviation; business and finance, communication, journalism and media; computer science and information technology; construction; design and fine arts; education and teaching; engineering; food and nutrition; health and wellbeing; music; resource and environmental planning; sciences; social work; sustainability; speech and language therapy, sport and exercise.

Jobs and placements

Massey University’s Career Services team help students to explore and plan their career, source job opportunities, and build employability skills. We work with employers and academic staff to offer career events, industry presentations, career and skills workshops and seminars. Employers around the world welcome graduates of the New Zealand education system because of their strong academic qualifications, practical skills and ability to think critically and creatively. From the moment they graduate, New Zealand graduates are ready to take their place in the global jobs marketplace. The New Zealand education system is government regulated and has strong quality assurance systems. You can be certain of gaining a high-quality education that will improve your job prospects in the global marketplace. Massey University’s Career Services team help students to explore and plan their career, source job opportunities, and build employability skills. We work with employers and academic staff to offer career events, industry presentations, career and skills workshops and seminars.

Contact Details

Social Media