New Zealand Tuition Fees

In many post-secondary educational institutions in New Zealand, tuition fees are worth it. In total, there are eight universities in New Zealand that offer high quality education. They all have their own international students sectors, which are dedicated to foreigners who want to study in the country.

New Zealand tuition fees differ for every university, therefore, the costs of education will depend on your chosen institution. They will also rely on the subjects you will choose and the level of study you will be enrolled in. However, under certain conditions, international students may be able to be exempted from paying foreign student fees because they are classified as domestic students (an example of this are international students who are enrolled under a PhD program).

Tuition fees New Zealand’s undergraduate degrees generally fall between NZ $18,000 to $25,000 a year. If you are interested in pursuing your postgraduate studies, you are expected to spend between NZ $10,000 and $30,000. The costs of your education greatly depend on your chosen field of study. Here’s a look at some undergraduate courses and their corresponding costs:

Arts/Humanities/Social Science year NZ $10,000 to $12,000 per
Commerce/Management/Administration NZ $10,000 to $12,500 per year
Mathematical Studies year NZ $13,000 to $15,000 per
Sciene per year NZ $14,000 to $16,000
Technology year NZ $14,000 to $18,000 per
Engineering year NZ $16,000 to $17,750 per

New Zealand tuition fees for Master’s/Post Graduate degrees are as follows:

Arts/Humanities/Social Science year NZ $14,000 to $16,000 per year
Commerce/Management/Administration NZ $18,000 to $24,000 per year
Engineering year NZ $18,000 to 24,500 per year

To help lift the load of tuition fees, New Zealand offers internships, scholarships, and even allows international students to partake in a part-time job while studying in New Zealand. No matter what opportunities you take, New Zealand will take care of you and your needs.