Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

country rank  6
world rank  1030

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University Overview

Founded in 1970, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (The National University of Malaysia) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized town of Bangi (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Selangor. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Cheras, Kuala Lumpur. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Kementerian Pendidikan Tinggi (Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 47 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UKM also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

University Name(s)

The National University of Malaysia

Acronym
UKM

Founded
1970

Motto
Mengilham Harapan, Mencipta Masa Depan Inspiring Futures, Nurturing Possibilities

Colours
White, cyan, red, yellow and black

Mascot
Tern

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University Location

Address
Jalan Reko
Bangi (population range: 10,000-49,999)
43600 Selangor Malaysia

T +60 (3) 8925 5555

F +60 (3) 8925 6484

Other locations
Cheras, Kuala Lumpur

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Degree Levels & Study Areas

Undergraduate Postgraduate








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Important: please contact or visit the official website of Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia for detailed information on areas of study and degree levels currently offered; the above uniRank Degree Levels and Areas of Study Matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local students 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro)
International students 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro) 7,500-10,000 US$ (5,500-7,400 Euro)


Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by areas of study, degree level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above uniRank Yearly Tuition Range Matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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University Admissions

Gender Admission
Men and Women (coed)

International Students
Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission

Admission Selection
Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades

Admission Rate
Not reported

Admission Office
Centre for Post-Graduate Management
Bangi 43600
+60 (3) 8921-4445


Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by areas of study, degree level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment
Total Enrolment Range 25,000-29,999

Academic Staff
Total Faculty Range 2,000-2,499

Control Type

Public

Entity Type

Non-Profit

Academic Calendar

Semesters

Campus Setting

Suburban

Religious Affiliation
None

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Facilities and Services

Library

Yes

Housing

Yes

Sport Facilities

Yes

Financial Aids

Yes

Study Abroad

Yes

Distance Learning
Not reported

Important: please contact or visit the official website of Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Kementerian Pendidikan Tinggi


Year of first Accreditation
1970



Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in the specific Affiliations and Memberships section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

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Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)
  • ASEAN University Network (AUN)
  • Open Education Consortium (OEC)

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