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

  • Rob Campbell CNZM

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
29,500
(29,428 equivalent full-time)
International
6,064
From 108 countries
Alumni
100,000
Full-time : part-time
(Domestic students)
70% : 30%
Female : male
(Domestic students)
62% : 38%
(<1% gender diverse)
Doctoral students
1,017
Age
Under 25: 68%
25-39: 22%
40+: 10%
Ethnicity
New Zealand European: 39%
Asian: 26%
Pacific: 17%
Māori: 11%
Other: 7%
Degree and postgraduate qualifications
6,272
Including 872 master’s and 121 doctorates
Undergraduate students complete work placement or internship
93%
Graduates employed full-time after 9 months
84%
Number of countries students were born, and percentage born overseas
153, 36%

Staff statistics

Number of staff
4,403
Professional : academic
51% : 49%
Male : female
41% : 59%
Ethnicity
New Zealand European: 39%
Other: 31%
Asian: 19%
Māori: 6%
Pacific: 5%
Number of countries staff were born, and percentage born overseas
129, 45%
Professors and Associate Professors
119 and 100

These statistics were correct on 2 September 2020.

Rankings
rankings

We’re proud to be one of the world’s best modern universities – Times Higher Education has ranked us as the top millennial university in Australasia and we’re in the top 1% of universities in the world.

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AUT faculties and schools

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

Faculties and schools

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