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20,000 students, including 2,500 international students from 100 countries and 4,500 postgraduate students.

Otago tops the TEC educational performance indicators for retention of students and progression to higher study.

Ranked 151st in the 2017/18 QS World University Rankings… and in the top 100 in 13 subject areas.

Otago holds more teaching awards than any other New Zealand university, including four Supreme Award winners in successive years (2012-2015).

Otago scores the highest possible international quality rating for excellence and quality.

94% of our graduates go into work or on to further study.

Otago offers more than 190 undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.

Our 15 residential colleges located on or near campus accommodate around 3,500 students.

We offer more than 150 student clubs and societies to choose from.

85% of our students come from outside Dunedin.

Otago has produced 62 Rhodes Scholars since 1904.

Recognised as one of the 16 most beautiful campuses in the world (Huffington Post 2013).