University of Otago Ranking

Otago has taken pleasure in being a research-led university with a worldwide reputation for excellence over the past 150 years. In the 2021/22 QS World University Rankings, it is placed 194 and is listed in the top 100 in 15 subject areas. The institution is well-known for its outstanding medical and agricultural departments. Dentistry is one of the university's most popular degrees, and it is placed #43 in the QS World Rankings by Subject, 2021. Here are some prominent Otago University ranking highlights -


  • In the QS global university performance ratings, the University of Otago rankings are in the top 1% of universities in the world, with the highest possible grade of 5 Stars Plus.
  • The university is ranked in the 201-250 range by THE for the year 2022; this ranking has remained constant since 2016.


Course Rankings

Otago is one of the top institutions in New Zealand and comes in at number two overall out of the country's 71 universities. Employers prefer Otago alumni since 95% of university grads immediately begin working or pursuing higher education. The university graduates are praised for their clarity of thought, intellectual and analytical abilities, and negotiation and interpersonal skills. Here are some of the university’s course-wise ranking highlights as of the academic year 2022 -


Business Courses

QS - Global MBA - #151 - 200

THE PG Business & Economics - #126 - 150


Computer Courses

THE PG Computers - #401 - 500


Science Courses

THE Life Sciences Rankings - #301 - 400

THE Psychology Rankings - #93


Humanities Courses

THE Arts & Humanities Rankings - #176 - 200


Medicine Courses

THE Clinical and Health Rankings - #151 - 175


Law Courses

THE Law Rankings - #201+

Global Rankings


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