International rankings, accreditations and associations

International rankings

QS ranked in the top 400 universities world wide Quacquarelli Symonds (QS)

  • Top 1.2% of universities in the world
  • 5 star rating across 9 categories
  • Top 300 in the world for graduate employability
  • 23rd in the world for veterinary science (and 3rd in Oceania)
  • 27th in the world for agriculture (and 3rd in Oceania)
  • Total of 21 subjects ranked in the top 300 in the world

College of Creative Arts

College of Health

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

College of Science

Massey Business School


Times Higher Education (THE)

  • Top 3% of universities in the world
  • 38th in the world for internationalisation


Shanghai Ranking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects

  • Veterinary Sciences: 35th
  • Food Science and Technology: 45th
  • Agriculture Science: 101-150
  • Business Administration: 101-150
  • Finance: 101-150
  • Ecology: 201-300
  • Biotechnology: 201-300
  • Education: 201-300
  • Public Health: 201-300
  • Clinical Medicine: 301-400
  • Biological Sciences: 301-400
  • Environmental Science and Engineering: 401-500


Accreditations & associations

College of Creative Arts

  • Ranked number one in the Asia Pacific for design concept by global design agency Red Dot
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD) - the first art and design school outside of North America to be awarded ‘Substantial equivalency’ by the US accreditation body
  • The Fab Lab is Australasia’s first digital fabrication laboratory affiliated to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the US

College of Health

  • Asia Pacific Association for Social Work Education (APASWE)
  • International Association of Schools of Social Work (IASSW)
  • Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (UK)
  • Nursing Council of NZ
  • New Zealand Dietitians Board
  • Social Workers Registration Board

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

  • New Zealand Planning Institute
  • New Zealand Psychologists' Board
  • Education Council of Aotearoa New Zealand
  • New Zealand Speech Language Therapists Association

    College of Science

    • American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)
    • Australasian Veterinary Boards Council
    • Canadian Veterinary Medical Association
    • Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport
    • Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS)
    • Chartered Quality Institute
    • Illuminating Engineering Society of Australia and New Zealand
    • Institute of Food Technologists (IFT)
    • Institute of IT Professionals NZ (IITP)
    • Medical Sciences Council of New Zealand
    • NZ Institute of Quantity Surveyors (NZIQS)
    • Pacific Association of Quantity Surveyors
    • Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons
    • The Pacific Association of Quantity Surveyors (PAQS)
    • The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)
    • The Washington Accord for Engineering through the Institution of Professional Engineers New Zealand (IPENZ)

    Massey Business School

    • Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (ACEJMC)
    • Arbitrators' and Mediators' Institute of New Zealand
    • Association of Asia-Pacific Business Schools (AAPBS)
    • Association of MBAs (AMBA)
    • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) benchmarks Massey University in the top five percent of global business colleges
    • Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand
    • Chartered Financial Analyst Institute (CFA) Program Partner
    • Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
    • Civil Aviation Authority of New Zealand
    • CPA Australia (Certified Practising Accountants)
    • Institute of Financial Advisors
    • Property Institute of New Zealand
    • Real Estate Institute of New Zealand
    • Royal Aeronautical Society
    • The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
    • SAS certification
    • Valuers Registration Board

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