Auckland University Of Technology World Ranking

AUT is the second largest university in New Zealand; located in Auckland, New Zealand’s biggest city. We’re proud to be one of the world’s best modern universities – we have an overall five-star rating from QS, in addition to five-star ratings for Teaching, Employability, Research, Internationalisation, Facilities, Innovation and Inclusiveness.

We’re consistently ranked first in New Zealand for our international outlook. We have more than 5,000 industry partners around the world, our students are from 140 different countries, and half of our academic staff were born overseas.

Study with us and you can enrol in our range of world-ranked subjects, which include New Zealand’s top-ranked health programmes and one of the world’s best sport science schools.

Auckland University of Technology (AUT) Rankings
Historical DataScoreRank
World University Rankings 202126.2=437
World University Rankings 202026=442
World University Rankings 201925.2=464
World University Rankings 2018441-450
World University Rankings 2017441-450
World University Rankings 2016481-490
World University Rankings 2015501-550
World University Rankings 201428.9471-480
World University Rankings 201225.86451- 500

AUT is ranked first in New Zealand for International Outlook (ranked number 27 in the world) in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020.

Times Higher Education ranks universities for international outlook according to their ability to attract international students and staff, as well as how well they engage and collaborate with overseas universities.

Ranked 23rd in the world for social and economic impact

AUT is ranked 23rd in the Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings 2020, which highlight the social impact of universities and their commitment to the UN Sustainability Development Goals (SDGs).

For individual Sustainability Development Goals we’re ranked:

  • 1st in the world – SDG 8 Decent work and economic growth
  • 11th in the world – SDG 5 Gender equality
  • 20th in the world – SDG 11 Sustainable cities and communities