University of Waikato - Foundation


The University of Waikato is a comprehensive university in Hamilton, New Zealand and was established in 1964. In the latest 2021 QS rankings, The University of Waikato leapt more than 30 places in six years to 370th place – in the top five percent of the world's 26,000 universities.

The foundation program offers guaranteed entry to most University of Waikato undergraduate degrees upon successful completion and is recognized by all New Zealand universities. The program is taught on the University of Waikato main campus so students have access to all services and facilities.


Post-study work visa

With acceptable qualifications completed in NZ you may apply for a work visa for an employer between 1-3 years in almost any work.


Business & Management
Computer Science & IT
Engineering & Technology
Law, Humanities and Social Sciences
Natural Science & Mathematics

Tuition & Cost

The costs listed below are an estimate based on what most students pay. The final price for tuition, housing and other expenses will vary based on program, English level, housing selection and other factors. For more exact pricing, please contact our advisors.
$ 44,000 Average cost per year
$ 23,000Tuition
$ 15,000Housing
$ 6,000Other

Required Documents

Below are the minimum documents required for our admissions team to conduct a review of your application to this institution. Additional documents may be required for specific programs or for the institution to issue you an unconditional letter of admission. Please contact an advisor for more information.

Passport Copy

English Test Result

School Transcript

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