MASSEY UNIVERSITY, PALMERSTON

Palmerston, North IslandLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1927Established Year

Established in 1927, the Massey University is one of the premiere institute and has been ranked #5 Best Global Universities in New Zealand. It is widely acknowledged for the quality of teaching and research activities, and competency in the fields of Sciences, Food Technology, Creative Arts, Social Sciences, Education and Business. The University is counted among the largest Universities in New Zealand and houses 34,000+ students, including 4,4000 students coming from more than 100 different countries.

Highlights

University TypePublic University
Campus SettingUrban
Establishment Year1927
No. of Campuses3
No. of Residence Halls12 main halls + 1 Unit + 1 Court
Graduate Job Rate91%
External Research FundingUp to 171.72 million NZD
Cost of Attendance37,780 approximately
Applications AcceptedOnline
Work-StudyNot available
Intake TypeSemester wise
Mode of ProgramFull time and online

Massey University Programs

Massey offers a wide array of courses across 5 faculties: Business, Creative Arts, Health, Humanities & Social Science, and Science. Studying here, one gets to choose between more than 55 UG and PG courses Types of degrees offered include Bachelors and Masters with and without honors followed by Diploma, Certificate and Research programmes. Worldwide it has grabbed a place in top 50 for Veterinary Science, Agriculture & Forestry, and Food Science & Technology. Furthermore, it has been ranked in top 50-100 for Arts & Design, Development Studies and Nursing.

Massey University Campus

Massey is the only University in New Zealand to have multiple campuses providing exhaustive courses and each campus offering a variety of services such as library, recreational activities, medical and learning support, accommodation and Visa renewal facility. The University is spread across 3 main campuses, namely Auckland Campus, Palmerstone North Campus, and Wellington Campus.

Massey University Residence

Students may choose to stay in hall of residence/apartment/studio unit. Also, students may seek help of the University officials while opting for homestay accommodation. The residence halls are part of the 3 main campuses catering to 100-900 students. Once after confirming the admission students may apply online for accommodation. The application deadline for Semester II and Semester II is October 1 and May 1, respectively.

Massey University Application Process

  • Application: Online
  • Application fee: Free
  • Application deadline: Semester 1/Double Semester- October 31, 2018; Semester 2- May 1, 2019; Summer School- October 31, 2019.

General requirements: Verified academic transcripts, graduation/post-graduation certificate, CV and Research Proposal (PhD candidates), and 2 academic references (PG/PhD).

Additional requirements: Birth certificate, passport copy, student visa, scholarship evidence, course outline, loan evidence, health report.

  • English Language Test: The minimum English test scores required for admission are:
English proficiency testsUGPG
IELTS (Academic)6.06.5
Internet-based TOEFL (iBT)1920
Paper-based TOEFL4.04.0

Cost of Attendance (in NZD)

Cost of tuition

ProgrammesUGPG
Business28,520- 31,83029,840-38,520
Arts25,760-31,83029,840-37,780
Engineering34,31033,680-37,780
Health Science31,83045,320
Information Science31,83034,690

Accommodation Cost

Students may opt between catered hall, self-catered hall and homestay. The accommodation cost for a period of 42 weeks has been summarized below:

Deposit fee670 NZD (common for all)
Halls of Residence11,154-17,304 NZD
Apartment12,180 NZD
Studio Unit14,490 NZD
Additional Cost316 NZD

On an annual basis, one can expect the living cost to range between 15,000 and 18,000 NZD. Application deadline: The last day to apply for accommodation is October 1, 2018. Applications made after this date will be considered only if vacancy is there.

Financial Aid

The University does not provide any financial aid to its students. Before enrolling, the students must ensure that they have sufficient amount of funds to support their education and stay. However, it is possible to seek some relief in the expenses by applying for scholarships. The scholarship options open for international students are:

  • Scholarships for UG /PG
ScholarshipAmount/Benefits
College of Humanities and Social Sciences International Excellence ScholarshipsUG: 5,000-20,000 NZD PG: 5,000-10,000 NZD
New Zealand Scholarship for Pacific, Asian, African, Caribbean and Latin American countriesCovers 100% tuition fee + return economy air ticket + basic living cost + establishment allowance + medical insurance + work Visa for partners
  • Scholarships for UG
ScholarshipAmount/Benefits
Massey University Creative Arts International Excellence Scholarships20,000 NZD for 3-year course; 30,000 NZD for 4-year course.
Sasakawa Young Leaders Fellowship Fund (SYLFF)Tuition fee + Book allowance + Medical & General allowance + Living allowance up to 15,000 NZD + Dependents allowance + Research Grant
  • Scholarships for PG
ScholarshipAmount/Benefits
New Zealand Pacific ScholarshipsFull tuition fee + living allowance (491 NZD/week) + Establishment allowance (3000 NZD) + Medical and Travel insurance + Research & thesis cost + Travel allowance
Massey University Doctoral Scholarship25,000 NZD
New Zealand International Doctoral Research Scholarships (NZIDRS)Annual tuition fee and associated expenses + Annual Living Cost (25,000 NZD) + Medical insurance (600 NZD)

Massey University Alumni

The Massey graduates can enjoy a range of benefits such as career advice, certificate courses, offers and discounts on various goods and services, and also be a part of many recreational activities conducted by the University. Some of the notable alumni are Graham Henry, Richard Taylor, and Kay Cohen.

Find a Program

Sciences 6 Programs

5 years
$24,062 - 85,991 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
18 months
$42,619 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$28,166 - 33,090 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION

Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing 10 Programs

5 years
$24,062 - 85,991 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
18 months
$42,619 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION

Architecture, Building & Planning 2 Programs

18 months
$42,619 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$35,653 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
AVERAGE COST
Average Tuition Fees (Annual)
$ 26,994
Bachelors Tuition Fees$24192.47
Post graduate Tuition Fees$26994.26
Accomodation Fees (Annual)
$ 13,572
CAMPUS LIFE
Total Enrollment
18,944
International Students
5,683
Male : Female Ratio
38:62
Student : Faculty Ratio
16:1
ADMISSION DEADLINES
Application Deadline
January 05, 2019
Start of Application process -
End of Application process January 05, 2019
ADMISSION STATISTICS
Acceptance Rate
-
Min. 6
Total Applications
-
Min. 80
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    #477
    Score (Out of 100)
    #47.2

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