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Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

country rank

6

world rank

1030

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Overview

Founded in 1970, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (The National University of Malaysia) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the 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 course levels and areas of studies 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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General Information


Name
Name 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
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Location


Address Jalan Reko
Bangi
43600 Selangor
Malaysia
Population range 10,000-49,999
Phone +60 (3) 8925 5555
Fax +60 (3) 8925 6484
Other locations Cheras, Kuala Lumpur
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Areas of Studies


Undergraduate Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
PreBachelor degrees

Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
Doctoral degree
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Important: please contact or visit the official website of Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia for detailed information on areas of studies and course levels currently offered; the above information 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 area of studies, course 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 tuition range information is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Admissions


Gender Admission Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection 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
Phone +60 (3) 8921-4445

Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by area of studies, course 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 Student Enrolment 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty and Academic Staff 2,000-2,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None
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Facilities and Services


Library University Library Yes
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and Exchange Programs 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 Accreditation Seal

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 a specific 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)
  • The Open Education Consortium (OEC)


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