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New Zealand: University of Otago

Located in the seaside town of Dunedin, the University of Otago, founded in 1869, is New Zealand’s oldest university. The School of Business dates from 1912 and is internationally recognized for its teaching and research. With AACSB and EQUIS accreditation, the Otago School of Business ranks among the best in the Asia-Pacific region.

New Zealand is known for its stunning natural beauty, friendly people, and wide variety of fun and interesting things to do. Dunedin, a coastal city of about 125,000 inhabitants, boasts a vibrant student life and culture. You will enjoy the university’s proximity to the beach and will have access to a range of outdoor activities while at the university. You’ll also learn about traditional Maori culture and history as well as European settlement.


  • GPA Requirement: 3.00
  • Language Prerequisite: None
  • Class during program (min): Junior
  • Language of Instruction: English

Application Dates

Fall 2020:
Applications open: Nov. 1, 2019
Application deadline: Feb. 20, 2020
Notifications begin: Mar. 6, 2020

Spring 2021 Round 1:
Round 1 applications open: Mar. 1, 2020
Round 1 application deadline: Apr. 9, 2020
Round 1 notifications begin: Jun. 2020

Spring 2021 Round 2:
Round 2 applications open: Mar. 1, 2020
Round 2 application deadline: Sep. 2020
Round 2 notifications begin: Sep. 2020


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