Show as: Mobile

Education in New Zealand

Find a Program in New Zealand

Interested in Education in New Zealand?

New Zealand attracts students from all over the world for a number of reasons. For most, New Zealand is a somewhat exotic destination due to its far flung location. It is also a country with a unique culture and a stunning natural environment with endless possibilities within adventure and sports. Last but not least, education in New Zealand is of a very high quality and well accepted all over the world. Take a look at the information below to learn more about education in New Zealand.

New Zealand - The Facts & Figures




English, Maori, NZ Sign Language



Area Size

268,021 km²


172,000 (26,000 international)

Academic Year

March - October


New Zealand Dollar ($)

Calling Code


Time Zone


What you need to know about New Zealand

New Zealand is an island nation in the southwestern Pacific Ocean. The country is compose by two main landmasses—the North Island and the South Island— and around 600 smaller islands. 

Studying in New Zealand is an adventurous experience in a country with  magnificent landscapes and coastline that encompass distinct biodiversity of animal, fungal and plant life. Get ready to immerse yourself in the outdoors and delight in activities that make the most of the spectacular scenarios that will surround you. 

Before you give a step forward and start your education in this high developed country, there’re few things you need to know. This guide will help you through the process of pursuing a high education degree in New Zealand.

Find a Program in New Zealand

Learn more about education in New Zealand:

Get education news straight to your inbox


    Last update: 06 Jul 2017

    A hand uses an iPad that sits on a map of America

    Win an iPad!

    Take our survey to enter the draw.

    Male student grabs his bag on his way out the house

    Career Test

    Find your perfect career!

    Take the test

    the cover of the Scholarship Guide

    Find a scholarship

    Hundreds of study abroad scholarships!

       Download for free

    Get education news straight to your inbox

    Enter your details below to get the latest news on international education and studying abroad!

    This field is used for controlling automatic form submits. Please leave it blank:
    Enter your details: