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Universiti Putra Malaysia

country rank

5

world rank

1004

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Overview

Established in 1973, Universiti Putra Malaysia (Putra Malaysia University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in Serdang, Selangor. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Bintulu, Sarawak. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Kementerian Pendidikan Tinggi (Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia), Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) 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. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UPM 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, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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General Information


Name
Name Putra Malaysia University
Acronym UPM
Founded 1973
Motto Berilmu Berbakti With Knowledge We Serve
Colours Red, grey and white
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Location


Address Universiti Putra Malaysia
Serdang
43400 Selangor
Malaysia
Population range Not reported
Telephone +60 (3) 8946 6000
Telefax +60 (3) 8948 7273
Other locations Bintulu, Sarawak
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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 Putra 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 Not reported Not reported
International students 10,000-12,500 US$ (7,400-9,200 Euro) 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 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 Putra 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 Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Academic Division
Serdang 43400
Phone +60 (3) 8946 6060
(3) 8946 6059

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 Putra 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 over-5,000
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 Go to Universiti Putra Malaysia's Library
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 Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

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


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Malaysia Qualification Agency (MQA)



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 Putra 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)
  • Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)
  • The Open Education Consortium (OEC)


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Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Please visit the official website of Universiti Putra Malaysia to make sure the University information provided is up-to-date. The uniRank University Ranking is not an academic ranking and should not be adopted as the main criteria for selecting a higher education organization where to enroll.

 

Site last updated: Sunday, 20 August 2017