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University of Canterbury

New Zealand

338th US-News World Ranking

The University of Canterbury is one of the leading research universities in New Zealand, it was founded by scholars of Oxford and Cambridge universities in 1873, making it the second oldest in New Zealand and the fourth oldest in Australasia.

The university comprises of 5 colleges: College of Arts, College of Business & Law, College of Education, Health & Human Development, College of Engineering and College of Science. The university offers degrees in Arts, Commerce, Education (physical education), Engineering, Fine Arts, Forestry, Health Sciences, Law, Music, Social Work, Speech and Language Pathology, Science, Sports Coaching and Teaching. Overall the University of Canterbury offers 70 degree programs.

The university has a total student population of more than 11,000 of which more than 9,500 students are enrolled at the under graduate level. It has 18% of its student population as international students. The main campus is set within 87 hectares of land and student accommodation is surrounded by playing fields and forests, as well as the renowned Ilam Gardens, famous for its flowers, trees and waterways.  

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University of Canterbury Programs

Program
Duration
Format
Tuition Fees
Deadlines
Standard Test

Application Requirements

Application Requirements

Average Academic Score

2.5
GPA
27
IB
60
Percentage

Cost

Fees

Undergraduate: NZD $28,500

Graduate: Fees vary for each program.

Fees vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.

Deadlines

Undergraduate: February 13th

Graduate: Deadlines vary for each program

Deadlines vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific deadlines.

University of Canterbury Rankings

Global

338
US News
270
QS
401 -500
Shanghai
401 -500
Times Higher Education
324
GTU Rank

Regional

New Zealand
3
US News
4
QS
4
Shanghai

Regional

Australia
22
US News

Scholarships

1. UC International First Year Undergraduate Scholarships

The University of Canterbury offers the UC International First Year Scholarship to high-achieving international students beginning an undergraduate degree program at the University.

Eligibility Criteria/ Scholarship Guidelines

Eligible candidates have to be full-fee-paying international students and should not be citizens of New Zealand or Australia, or holders of New Zealand residence class visas. They must complete, or have completed on or after 1 January of the year before the year of application, a University Entrance-level qualification that permits entry into a University of Canterbury undergraduate degree program. 

One should have applied for admission to the University by 15 August of the year prior to their intended first year of enrolment at the University.

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University Stats

University Stats
16000

Students

University Stats
10000

Undergraduates

University Stats
$
28500

Tuition Fees

University Stats
$
16950

Living Cost

University Stats
2.5

Avg. GPA

University Stats
27

Avg. IB

University Stats
60
%

Avg. Percentage

University Stats
6

Avg. IELTS

* All cost are in NZD

Reach Out

20 Kirkwood Ave,New Zealand

enrol@canterbury.ac.nz

+64 3 364 2555

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