New Zealand: Auckland Semester

Program Overview

Known as the 'city of sails' Auckland is an excellent location to study for city and ocean lovers. New Zealand's largest cosmopolitan city, Auckland is an urban environment within close proximity of beautiful beaches, hiking trails and several stunning holiday islands. It offers a sub-tropical climate and fosters a passion for outstanding culinary delights, good wine and shopping.



Academic Profile

Massey University in Auckland

Based on the North Shore of Auckland, the Massey University Albany campus with 7,000 students was established more than 15 years ago in one of the North Shore's fastest growing areas. The campus offers modern, Spanish-architectural styled buildings with friendly students and staff, state-of-the-art facilities, and a unique atmosphere highly conducive to study. Downtown Auckland is a short ride across the Auckland harbor bridge.

Course Offerings

Course offerings (called Papers) at Massey University can be found at the Massey Program Course Search. Subjects offered on the Auckland campus include:

Food Technology
Fundamental Sciences
Mathematics and Information Sciences
Social Sciences


Academic Highlights

Massey Auckland offers 70 majors and a number of specialized programs. Classes are taught by leading lecturers and researchers to give you an academic and professional edge. The campus at Albany offers a unique learning environment, with modern facilities and services to support your learning.


Activities and Opportunities

Student Life

The Albany campus in Auckland has a vibrant student life, with regular social acitivities organized by the Albany Student Association, and many other events organized by international and cultural clubs. 

Learn more about student organizations in Auckland: 

Learn more about Sport and Recreation in Auckland:

Learn more about the city of Auckland: 


At the Auckland campus, students can choose from university managed apartments (off-campus and self-catered). To learn more, visit the Accommodations website at



Auckland, New Zealand Semester Program Details


Semester One (Spring 2017):  February 18 - June 25, 2017

Semester Two (Fall 2016): July 10 - November 17, 2016

See Massey University Calendar for details more information.

Application Deadline(s)

Semester One (US Spring Semester): November 1

Semester Two (US Fall Semester): April 1

All application materials must be completed through the online application and/or received at Montana State University by these dates.  


Eligibility Requirements

Students must have at least a 2.8 GPA and have sophomore status to be eligible for the program. Community college applicants must have completed the requirements for an associate's degree before the start of the program.


Fall 2016:  $10,700 CCIS Member or $11,100 Non-CCIS Member

**Fees are always subject to change**

Costs Included

Tuition, medical insurance, orientation, and International Student Identity Card (ISIC).

Costs Not Included

Airfare, personal costs, room & board (current estimates are $160-$200 per week depending on option).

All costs, fees, and dates are subject to change without notification. Please contact the appropriate individual to verify all costs, fees, and dates for this program.

Related Links

Wikipedia Auckland, New Zealand


Your Adventure in New Zealand Begins Here

Apply Online Now:

Massey University, Auckland - Online Application

Please feel free to contact us with questions.

Alyson Roberts, Study Abroad Advisor and Outreach Coordinator
Office of International Programs
400 Culbertson Hall
Montana State University
Bozeman, MT 59717

Phone: 994-7044
Fax (406) 994-1619
E-mail: CCIS Study Abroad Advisor

How do I apply?

Start the CCIS Study Abroad application process by clicking the link above to proceed to the online application through Montana State University.

In addition to the online application, you will need to submit the following items:

Official Transcript
Copy of Passport (Biographical Page)
Electronic Passport-Size Photos
Disciplinary Clearance Form
Massey University Supplemental Application 
2 Academic Recommendations

More information can be found on the online application regarding the required material.

*All MSU students must make an appointment with the MSU Office of International Programs before completing the application.

All costs, fees, and dates are subject to change without notification. Please contact the appropriate individual to verify all costs, fees, and dates for this program.