Massey University International Students

International students can study on campus in Auckland, Palmerston North or Wellington.


Study online

International students can study online with Massey from anywhere in the world without needing to travel to New Zealand.

Study by distance

Admission and enrolment

To study at Massey, you first need to apply for admission into your programme. Once you are accepted, you can apply for courses. Education agents can help you to apply for admission to the University and guide you through the visa process.

Study locations and accommodation

New Zealand

As an international student you can study on campus in Auckland, Palmerston North and Wellington.

You can only study courses by distance while living in New Zealand if your study visa allows it. Contact the international team for more advice on studying by distance in New Zealand.

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Anywhere in the world

If you’d prefer to stay in your home country, you can choose to study fully online without needing to travel to New Zealand.

Study online

Costs and fees

As an International Student, you need to carefully consider and plan for the cost of studying at Massey University. The fees differ according to the degree or qualification you wish to apply for and whether you study in New Zealand on a Massey University campus or from overseas by distance education. Fees must be paid before you start your programme of study.

International fee information

Programmes and fees (pdf 263KB)

Financial assistance and scholarships

A range of scholarships and financial assistance packages are available to international students studying at Massey University. 


Financial aid for US students


All international students are required by the NZ Ministry of Education to be covered by appropriate and current medical and travel insurance. The insurance must cover you for the duration of your planned period of study in New Zealand. 

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PhD tuition policy

The New Zealand Government has approved a policy for new international student Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) applicants that offers international students the same level of tuition fees as New Zealand domestic students.

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