Fall 2021 [ Cancelled ]
Dates: July 5, 2020 – November 15, 2020
Application Deadline: April 15
Costs: $10,200 CCIS Member | $10,600 Non-Member
Dates: February 15, 2021 – June 19, 2021
Application Deadline: September 15
Costs: $11,100 CCIS Member | $11,600 Non-Member
Spring 2021 program scholarship available; Apply HERE
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The Manawatu campus in Palmerston North is the founding home of Massey University. With a student population of 9,000 students, the campus sits amongst beautiful park-like grounds, and offers students a university lifestyle like no other.
This vibrant, young person's city with the highest student population per head in New Zealand, offers affordable accommodation, great bars and restaurants, live theatre, sporting centres and indoor pools. For the adventurous, there are challenging mountain bike tracks, bungi-jumping, river kayaking and equestrian facilities.
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Montana State University
Study Abroad Advisor
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This program is sponsored and administered by Montana State University.
Massey University in Palmerston North
Massey has a reputation of academic excellence and leadership across a wide range of disciplines and is, for example, New Zealand's premier and largest institution for agricultural and horticultural teaching and research.
Study Abroad students can select from a wide range of courses across the five Colleges: Business; Education; Design, Fine Arts & Music; Humanities & Social Sciences; and Sciences.
Course Offerings (called papers) at Massey University can be found at the Massey Program Course Search.
Subjects taught on the Manawatu campus inlude: Agriculture Computer Science Economics Education Engineering International Business Mathematics and Information Sciences Nutrition Sciences Social Sciences
New Zealand-focused subjects of particular interest to recent students include: Maori Visual & Performing Arts, NZ Fauna & Flora, NZ Environmental Issues, Plate Tectonics & NZ Geology, Mid-Twentieth Century Aotearoa/ NZ Literature, Maori Language, Defense Studies, and the New Zealand Economy.
Global Student Athlete Program
GSA allows athletes to improve their skills and fitness while studying overseas. Our two newest tracks, Equestrian and Cricket, join Rugby as our sports-specific tracks. Our other tracks, Strength & Conditioning and Elite Sport Services, provide support for student-athletes from any sport. Click here for more information.
National Expedition and Internship
Creative Expression & Digital Media is the newest track of our six-week Northern Hemisphere summer programme. It is running for the first time in 2017 alongside our Agriculture & Environment, Communication & Marketing, and Disaster Risk & Emergency Management tracks. We expect to offer all four tracks again in 2018. Click here for more information.
Course Credits: Credits vary
Language of Instruction: English
Massey provides students with a range of indoor and outdoor recreational, cultural and leisure programs through the Recreation and Student Association Centers.
Learn more about student organzations at the Manawatu campus.
Learn more about sport and recreation at the Manawatu campus.
Learn more about the city of Palmerston North.
Global Student Athlete
The Global Student Athlete program combines study abroad with professional coaching and personal training for student athletes, including a strength and conditioning track, elite sport services track, and rugby track. All tracks are open to male and female athletes.
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At Palmerston North, you have a range of quality housing and living options to choose from, including on-campus, catered halls of residence and university-managed flats or off-campus, self-catered apartments. To learn more, visit the Accommodations website.
Fall 2020: Suspended
Spring 2021: February 15, 2021 – June 19, 2021
Fall 2020: Suspended
Spring 2021: $11,100 CCIS Member | $11,600 Non-Member
Costs Included: tuition, fees, CISI insurance, New Zealand student health insurance; arrival airport shuttle if arranged ahead
Costs Not Included: room and board (costs depend on housing and meals or "catering" options student selects), books (estimate of 500 New Zealand dollars per term), laundry, personal expenses, local transportation
All costs, fees, and dates are subject to change without notification. Contact the program sponsor to verify all costs, fees, and dates for this program.
Please refer to your acceptance materials for information on arrival, orientation, and academic calendar. The refund policy is program specific and non-transferable. Refer to your acceptance materials for the comprehensive refund policy or contact the program sponsor.
Fall: April 15
Spring: September 15
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.
Have you talked with your study abroad advisor about your home institution's application process? Your institution's deadline might be earlier than the CCIS program application deadline. Check now to make sure all of your material is submitted on time!
Known as the 'city of sails,' Auckland is an excellent location for city and ocean lovers. Massey offers 70 majors and a number of specialized programs, taught by leading lecturers and researchers to give you an academic and professional edge.
Wellington is the geographical, political and cultural centre of New Zealand and is located between a beautiful harbor and rolling green hills. Take courses in business, fashion design, health science, journalism, music, photography, and product design.
Near the sea, the mountains, and in a vibrant city, Massey offers it all. Study four unique topics, participate in a for-credit expedition and internship!