University of Otago

country rank  3
world rank  459

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University Overview

Founded in 1869, University of Otago is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Dunedin (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Otago. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment, New Zealand, University of Otago is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Otago offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym
Founded 1869
Motto Sapere Aude
Dare to Know

University Location

Address PO Box 56
Dunedin (population range: 50,000-249,999)
Otago
New Zealand
T +64 (3) 479 1100
F +64 (3) 474 1607

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office

+64

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 3,000-3,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to University of Otago's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministry for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment, New Zealand


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD-EQUIS)

Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)

Academic Structure

Not available; please submit a list of official first level academic divisions such as faculties, departments etc.


Social Media

Facebook
University of Otago's official Facebook page for social networking


Twitter
University of Otago's official Twitter webpage for micro-blogging and news updates


LinkedIn
University of Otago's LinkedIn profile for business and academic networking


YouTube
University of Otago's official YouTube or Vimeo channel for videos


Instagram
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Online Courses

iTunes U
University of Otago's official iTunes U channel for video lectures and course podcasts. Direct link (iTunes software required)


Open Education Consortium
Not reported


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Video Presentation

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018