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Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris

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Overview

Founded in 1922, Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (Sultan Idris University of Education) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the 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/recognized by the Kementerian Pendidikan Tinggi (Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia), Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (UPSI) is a large (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 officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 95 years old H.E. 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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General Information


Name
Name Sultan Idris University of Education
Acronym UPSI
Founded 1922
Motto Pendidikan Gemilang Menuju Wawasan
We educate the nation
Colours Red and blue
Screenshot Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris Screenshot

Location


Address Jalan Slim
Tanjong Malim
35900 Perak
Malaysia
Population range 50,000-249,999
+60 (5) 450 6000
+60 (5) 459 5488
Other locations Slim River

Course Levels and Areas of Studies


Undergraduate Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
PreBachelor degrees

Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
Doctoral degree

 

 

 

 
Arts & Humanities
Business & Social Sciences
Language & Cultural Studies
Medicine & Health
Engineering
Science & Technology

Important: please contact or visit the Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris's official website 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.

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 area of studies, course 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 tuition range information is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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 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 area of studies, course 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.

Size and Profile


Student Enrollment Total Student Enrolment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty and Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation Islamic Islamic

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 Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris's official website 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.

Accreditation and Recognition

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 a specific section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

Affiliations and Memberships

  • The Open Education Consortium (OEC)


Academic Structure

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