Facts and figures about AUT

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

Auckland University of Technology

AUT was established in 2000 (under the Education Act, 1989).

Our revenue is $425M.

Predecessors

AUT's predecessors were established in:

  • 1895 - Auckland Technical School
  • 1913 - Seddon Memorial Technical College
  • 1963 - Auckland Technical Institute
  • 1989 - Auckland Institute of Technology

History of AUT

Our leadership

Chancellor

  • Rob Campbell CNZM

Vice-Chancellor

  • Derek McCormack

Leadership and vision

Campuses

  • City Campus in Auckland CBD
  • North Campus in Northcote
  • South Campus in Manukau

Special locations

  • AUT Millennium
  • Warkworth Radio Astronomical Observatory
  • AUT Centre for Refugee Education

Campuses and locations

Student statistics

All
29,100
(29,118 equivalent full-time)
International
4,734
From 104 countries
Alumni
100,000
Full-time : part-time
(Domestic students)
70% : 30%
Female : male
(Domestic students)
62% : 38%
(<1% gender diverse)
Doctoral students
1,011
Age
Under 25: 67%
25-39: 23%
40+: 10%
Ethnicity
New Zealand European: 39%
Asian: 25%
Pacific: 17%
Māori: 12%
Other: 7%
Degree and postgraduate qualifications
6,462
Including 1,049 master’s and 126 doctorates
Undergraduate students complete work placement or internship
92%
Graduates employed full-time after 9 months
77%
Number of countries students were born, and percentage born overseas
143, 34%

Staff statistics

Number of staff
4,133
Professional : academic
46% : 54%
Male : female
36% : 62%
Ethnicity
New Zealand European: 35%
Other: 39%
Asian: 14%
Māori: 3%
Pacific: 3%
Number of countries staff were born, and percentage born overseas
129, 45%
Professors and Associate Professors
119 and 100

These statistics were correct in May 2021.

Rankings
rankings

We’re proud to be one of the world’s best modern universities –  Times Higher Education has ranked us in the top 40 universities under 50 years of age and among the top 1% of universities in the world.

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AUT faculties and schools

  • 5 faculties
  • 16 schools
  • 60+ research centres and institutes

Faculties and schools

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