Massey University

Why choose Massey University

Studying at Massey University is about doing things differently. It’s about shaping the world, by coming up with innovative, practical solutions and ideas for how we can live our lives in a better way.

Massey is New Zealand’s national university, with around 34,000 students as well as a presence in twenty nations around the globe. About half our students study through Massey’s virtual (distance) campus. Each year, more than 4400 international students from more than 100 countries find a warm and welcoming environment at our three North Island campuses in Auckland, Palmerston North and Wellington.

Massey University has a proud 125-year history and has been offering distance learning for more than half a century. We are sought-after throughout the world for our innovation and excellence. Massey has a strong global outreach with a campus in Singapore and connections with alumni and students located throughout the world.

Study with Massey

With three strategically located campuses in major cities, and as New Zealand’s foremost university provider of online (distance) and borderless learning, Massey is truly New Zealand’s national university.


We have modern campuses in Auckland, located on the North Shore; ManawatÅ«, based in Palmerston North, the student city; and Wellington, based in the heart of the capital city. There is also the option of online learning, either in New Zealand or overseas.


Massey University holds a number of accreditations from leading international bodies including:

  • A 5 star plus rating from the QS world university ranking agency across all categories
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
  • Association of MBA’s
  • Chartered Financial Analyst Institute (CFA) Program Partner
  • American Veterinary Medical Association
  • Institute of Food Technologists
  • The Washington Accord through the Institution of Professional Engineers New Zealand (IPENZ).

At Massey, internships and industry placements provide opportunities for applied learning in many programmes and enhance their attractiveness within the international marketplace.

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