Fact and figures about AUT

Find out key facts and figures about Auckland University of Technology (AUT), its campuses, students and staff.

These statistics were correct on 31 December 2016.

Established
2000 (under the Education Act, 1989)
Predecessors established 1895 - Auckland Technical School
1913 - Seddon Memorial Technical College
1963 - Auckland Technical Institute
1989 - Auckland Institute of Technology
Legal name Auckland University of Technology
Chancellor John Maasland
Vice-Chancellor Derek McCormack

Campuses South Campus in Manukau
City Campus in Auckland CBD
North Campus in Northcote
Special locations AUT Millennium
Warkworth Radio Astronomical Observatory
AUT Centre for Refugee Education
World rankings Top 2% of universities worldwide
15th in the world for international outlook
World-ranked in 11 subjects
Rated five-stars
Find out more about our world rankings
Schools 17
Faculties 5
Research centres and institutes 60+
Revenue $385M


Students

All 29,000
(20,000 equivalent full-time)
International
4,200
(2,800 equivalent full-time)
From 94 countries
Alumni 75,000+
Full-time : part-time
(Domestic students)
69% : 31%
Female : male
(Domestic students)
61% : 39%
Doctoral students 850
Age Under 25: 68%
25-39: 22%
40+: 10%
Ethnicity New Zealand European: 42%
Asian: 24%
Pacific: 15%
Māori: 11%
Other: 7%
Degree and postgraduate qualifications 6,200
Including 723 master’s and 81 doctorates
Undergraduate students complete work placement or internship 89%
Graduates employed full-time after 9 months 86%
Number of countries students were born 141


Staff

Staff 2,500
Professional : academic 50 : 50
Male : female
41% : 59%
Ethnicity New Zealand European: 42%
Other: 17%
Asian: 16%
European: 15%
Māori: 6%
Pacific: 5%
Number of countries staff were born 90
53% born overseas
Professors and Associate Professors 114 and 78

Last updated: 01-Nov-2017 3.51pm

The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.