In addition to your tuition costs, you may need to pay additional fees while you study at the University.
The Student Services Levy is compulsory for all students, however, all other costs may not apply to all students.
Student Services Levy (2020)
This levy is compulsory for all students and covers the services available to students while studying at the University. The levy varies on the location of the paper and duration of study. More information on this fee and the services it funds.
|Students studying in Hamilton, Tauranga and 'block' courses|
|One trimester (up to 26 weeks)||$470|
|Teaching period less than 7 weeks||$181|
|Students studying online (NET) and distance students|
|One trimester (up to 26 weeks)||$172|
Admission and enrolment charges
|Late payment||10% or $100|
|DLit, LLD and DSc applications ($1500 examination fee, $500 application fee)||$2,000.00|
|Charge for issuing a replacement cheque||$18.00|
Credits, transfers and Recognition of Prior Learning charges
|Credits and transfers|
|Application for Credit||$60.00|
|Application for Credit from overseas study prior to enrolment||$120.00|
|Application for approval to take papers elsewhere for a Waikato qualification (within New Zealand and overseas)||Both $60.00|
|Recognition of Prior Learning|
|Challenge of examination (per paper)||$205.00|
|Application fee (per application)||$50.00|
Parking (Hamilton campus)
Parking charges apply on the Hamilton campus Monday – Friday, 8.30am – 4.30pm (except public holidays). General parking outside of these times is free.
|One day (up to 24 hours)||$2.00|
|One week (seven consecutive days)||$6.00|
|Student A & B trimester concessions|
|One trimester (purchased at parking machines – requires a student ID number)||$60.00|
|Halls of Residence student permits|
|One trimester Halls of Residence permit (available from the Accommodation Office)||$60.00|
|One year Halls of Residence permit - includes access to reserved Halls of Residence parking (available from the Accommodation Office)||$120.00|
Weekly and trimester parking concessions and Halls of Residence permits don’t guarantee you a parking spot if the carparks are full. The trimester option is only available to current students enrolled at the University of Waikato.
Student Health Service
|Domestic students enrolled in the Student Health Service (PHO) (per consultation)||$10.00|
|Domestic students not enrolled in the Student Health Service (PHO) - Nurse appointment|
|With a Community Services Card (per consultation)||$15.00|
|Without a Community Services Card (per consultation)||$20.00|
|Domestic students not enrolled in the Student Health Service (PHO) - Doctor appointment|
|With a Community Services Card (per consultation)||$30.00|
|Without a Community Services Card (per consultation)||$45.00|
ACC consultation surcharges and repeat prescription charges also apply to domestic students not enrolled with the PHO.
|Using the Student Health Service (PHO) (per consultation)||Varies depending on consultation type|
Additional charges will be incurred for minor surgery/vaccinations/medical reports and all specialist procedures/services.
If you do not arrive for your scheduled appointment, an additional fee of $10.00 will apply.
|Insurance provided by StudentSafe University|
|Single student monthly rate (minimum 2-month charge)||$103.33|
|Group students (studying for less than 4 weeks)||$50|
|Single student annual rate (12 months)||$620|
|Family rate for student plus partner/ spouse (12 months)||$1240 ($620 x 2)|
|Family rate for student plus 2 or more family members (12 months)||$1550 ($620 + $930)|
For part-year students and students studying courses approximately one year in duration (including Study Abroad and Exchange students, Postgraduate Diploma, Masters and MBM students) you will be charged a minimum of one trimester ($310) and a maximum of a full year premium ($620) over a twelve-month period from the start of your study.
|Other international charges|
|Bank fee (charged when applicable)||$50|
International students refund administration charge
International students who withdraw their application or their enrolment before the start date of their programme will receive a 100% refund of pre-paid tuition fees less a $500 administration fee.
Students who withdraw their application or their enrolment after the start date of their programme but during the period for deletion of papers (refer to Clause 12 of the Change of Enrolment Regulations 2012), will receive a 100% refund of pre-paid tuition fees less a $2,000 administration fee.
For all other non-tuition costs see Table of Fees and Charges.