Education Cost in New Zealand

Education Cost

Tuition Fees

The tuition fees is different for different universities and colleges and varies with courses. We have listed a few courses with the approximate range of annual tuition fees.

For more specific details, please contact the respective university and college.

Undergraduate Courses

Field Private Institution Govt. Institution
Culinary Arts / Hospitality NZ $ 17,000 – $ 20,000 per year NZ $ 18,000 – $ 22,000 per year
Arts / Humanities / Social Sciences NZ $ 10,000 – $ 12,000 per year NZ $ 16,000 – $ 22,000 per year
Commerce / Administration / Management NZ $ 10,000 – $ 12,500 per year NZ $ 15,000 – $ 22,500 per year
Computing & Mathematical Sciences NZ $ 13,000 – $ 15,000 per year NZ $ 17,000 – $ 25,000 per year
Engineering NZ $ 16,000 – $ 17,500 per year NZ $ 18,000 – $ 22,500 per year
Science / Science Technology NZ $ 14,000 – $ 16,000 per year NZ $ 17,000 – $ 22,000 per year
Technology NZ $ 14,000 – $ 18,000 per year NZ $ 14,000 – $ 22,000 per year

Postgraduate Courses

Field Private Institution Govt. Institution
Arts / Humanities / Social Sciences NZ $ 14,000 – $ 16,000 per year NZ $ 18,000 – $ 22,000 per year
Master of Business Administration (MBA) NZ $ 18,000 – $ 24,000 per year NZ $ 16,000 – $ 22,000 per year
Engineering NZ $ 18,000 – $ 24,500 per year NZ $ 18,000 – $ 22,500 per year

Living Expenses

The approximate annual living expenses are about NZ $ 10,000 – 12,000, which includes accommodation as well as other daily expenses.

However, the expenses are different for different people depending on the lifestyles and this is just a rough idea.

New Zealand has the lowest cost of living among most developed countries.