Cost of Study

Cost of education depends on the course and university that you choose to study from. We have collated the average fee information for you in the below table.

Study ProgramAverage fees in NZD*
Certificates and Diplomas$12,000 – $25,000 annually
Undergraduate Bachelor’s Degree$25,000 – $50,000 annually
Postgraduate Master’s Degree$25,000 – $50,000 annually
Doctoral Degree$30,000 – $50,000 annually
MBA$40,000 – $60,000 annually

Cost of student visa

The cost of student visa for New Zealand is approximately NZD 270.

Cost of health insurance

All international students studying in New Zealand will be required to hold valid travel and health insurance. International students are not required to show any proof of insurance while applying for their visa, but it is strongly recommended that any and all international students who wish to study in New Zealand promptly purchase coverage prior from their home country. Students do not get any benefits from New Zealand’s public health care system.

However, the Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC), a government agency, provides personal injury cover for all New Zealand residents and visitors to New Zealand. For more information, you can refer to ACC website to understand exactly what is covered for you. The average cost of health insurance would be approximately NZD 400 to 600 per year.

Cost of Living

To obtain a student visa, you will be required to provide evidence documents supporting your financial requirements, while studying in Australia. We will guide you on these requirements and rules around the evidence to cover the costs of your stay, including your travel, study and living expenses.

the 12-month living costs are as below –

•            For students – NZD $15,000

The below table indicates average rental expenses.

Accommodation typeExpenses (Indicative)
Hostels and Guesthouses$100 to $150 per week
Shared Rental$130 to $230 per week
On-campus$250 to $350 per week
Homestay$130 to $230 per week
Rental$400 to $500 per week

Other Living Expenses

Groceries and eating out $100 to $150 per week
Gas, electricity $10 to $20 per week
Phone and Internet $10 to $20 per week  
Public transport $30 to $60 per week
Entertainment$80 to $150 per week