Otago is ranked among the top 1% of universities worldwide with a QS World University ranking of 176. The Institute also ranks high on educational performance and teaching excellence. Programmes range from business, health sciences, humanities and commerce, geology, Christian studies, sciences, languages, computer science, dental, ecology, energy management, sports, food science, gender studies, creative arts, education, social studies, teaching, hospitality and more with options to choose from 200+ subjects. The university offers flexible study options and boasts a diverse student population. 95% of Otago’s graduates go straight into work or further study. Otago is the first university in New Zealand to achieve Fair Trade status has the 13th best library in the world.