New Zealand’s tertiary education system includes over 700 tertiary education organisations (TEOs). In 2013 the Government provided more than $2.73 billion in direct funding to approximately 400 TEOs.
During 2013, the TEOs comprised:
- three types of tertiary education institutions (TEIs):
- 20 industry training organisations (ITOs) (with 13 remaining at year end)
- 700 registered private training organisations (PTEs), around half of which receive funding from the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC).