New Zealand's biggest city is Auckland. Around 1.3 million people live there; 'one third of the country's entire population.' It is a bustling city famous for its beautiful harbor, excellent cafes and nightlife, and many professional opportunities. The quality of life enjoyed by its residents is famously high, and this attracts many students from all over the world. The University of Auckland is part of the University of New Zealand system, and offers classes that run the gamut from art to optometry to law and cover seemingly everything in between.
So despite its distance from the United States, spending some of your college years in New Zealand is sure to reward the effort. From the high quality of the education to the beauty of the natural surroundings, this is a wonderful place in which to live and learn.