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 $385M.

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

  • John Maasland

Vice-Chancellor

  • Derek McCormack

Leadership and vision

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

Campuses and locations

Student statistics

All
29,000
(20,000 equivalent full-time)
International
5,400
From 94 countries
Alumni
95,000
Full-time : part-time
(Domestic students)
69% : 31%
Female : male
(Domestic students)
61% : 39%
Doctoral students
950
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
150

Staff statistics

Number of 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

These statistics were correct on 31 December 2016.

Rankings
rankings

Ranked in the top 2% of the world’s universities, AUT is the fastest growing university in New Zealand, and the top millennial university in Australasia and 14th in the world.

Explore our world rankings

AUT faculties and schools

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

Faculties and schools