Universiti Malaya

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world rank  697

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University Overview

Established in 1905, Universiti Malaya (University of Malaya) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Kuala Lumpur (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Kementerian Pendidikan Tinggi (Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia), Universiti Malaya (UM) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universiti Malaya (UM) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as 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 112 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UM also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

University Name(s)

University of Malaya

Acronym
UM

Founded
1905

Motto
Ilmu Punca Kemajuan Knowledge is the Key to Success

Colours
Red, gold and blue

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University Location

Address
Pantai Valley
Kuala Lumpur (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
50603 Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

T +60 (3) 7967 7022

F +60 (3) 7956 0027

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Degree Levels & Study Areas

Undergraduate Postgraduate








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Important: please contact or visit the official website of Universiti Malaya 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 Not reported Not reported
International students Not reported Not reported


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 Malaya'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 students' past academic record and grades

Admission Rate
Not reported

Admission Office
International & Corporate Relations Office, Chancellery Building
Kuala Lumpur 50603
+60 (3) 7967 3273


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 Malaya'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 over-45,000

Academic Staff
Total Faculty Range 4,500-4,999

Control Type

Public

Entity Type

Non-Profit

Academic Calendar

Semesters

Campus Setting

Urban

Religious Affiliation
None

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Facilities and Services

Library

Yes Go to Universiti Malaya's Library

Housing

Yes

Sport Facilities

Yes

Financial Aids
Not reported

Study Abroad

Yes

Distance Learning
Not reported

Important: please contact or visit the official website of Universiti Malaya 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



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 Malaya 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 Pacific Rim Universities (APRU)
  • Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)
  • ASEAN University Network (AUN)
  • Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (F

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