Massey University Vet School Ranking

The School of Veterinary Science advances knowledge in animal health and welfare, biosecurity, conservation and sustainable productivity.

We are a world-leader in our field, working with governments, other universities, international and national organisations and companies to improve animal health and production, and human health.

We have:

  • Over 1000 students
  • 250 staff
  • 170 research programmes

Massey veterinary school – ranked 29th in the world


Massey University offers New Zealand’s only veterinary degree (Bachelor of Veterinary Science), accredited internationally. In addition, we teach the Bachelor of Veterinary Technology and contribute to the teaching of the University’s agricultural and science programmes.

We also have a range of internationally recognised postgraduate and professional development courses and qualifications.


The School of Veterinary Science conducts research across a large number of species in a wide range of disciplines.

Our research underpins advances in New Zealand’s primary industries, companion animals,public health, biosecurity and animal welfare.


Find out more about the Massey study programmes, research, facilities, services and people working in the School of Veterinary Science’s areas of specialisation.


The School of Veterinary Science is located on Massey’s campus in Palmerston North. Academic and administrative staff are located in the Hopkirk building, Veterinary Building and the Vet Tower just off the Ring Road. These offices are adjacent to the Veterinary Teaching Hospital and Wildbase Hospital and within walking distance of the Equine Veterinary Clinic and Farm Services.