Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris

country rank  17
world rank  3448

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University Overview

Founded in 1922, Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (Sultan Idris University of Education) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Tanjong Malim (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Perak. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Slim River. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Kementerian Pendidikan Tinggi (Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia), Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (UPSI) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Islamic religion. Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (UPSI) 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 95 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this Malaysian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UPSI 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)

Sultan Idris University of Education

Acronym
UPSI

Founded
1922

Motto
Pendidikan Gemilang Menuju Wawasan We educate the nation

Colours
Red and blue

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University Location

Address
Jalan Slim
Tanjong Malim (population range: 50,000-249,999)
35900 Perak Malaysia

T +60 (5) 450 6000

F +60 (5) 459 5488

Other locations
Slim River

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Degree Levels & Study Areas

Undergraduate Postgraduate








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Important: please contact or visit the official website of Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris 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 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro) 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro)
International students 5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro) 5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 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 Pendidikan Sultan Idris'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
Admission Rate 60-70%

Admission Office
Sultan Idris University of Education
Tanjong Malim 35900
+60 (5) 450 6000


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 Pendidikan Sultan Idris'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 10,000-14,999

Academic Staff
Total Faculty Range 1,000-1,499

Control Type

Public

Entity Type

Non-Profit

Academic Calendar

Semesters

Campus Setting

Suburban

Religious Affiliation

Islamic

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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 Pendidikan Sultan Idris 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
1997



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 Pendidikan Sultan Idris 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

  • Open Education Consortium (OEC)

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Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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