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Universiti Sains Malaysia

country rank

3

world rank

911

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Overview

Founded in 1969, Universiti Sains Malaysia (University of Science, Malaysia) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the medium-sized city of Georgetown (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Penang. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Kementerian Pendidikan Tinggi (Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia), Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) 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 course levels and areas of studies matrix below for further details. USM also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, as well as administrative services.

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General Information


Name
Name University of Science, Malaysia
Acronym USM
Founded 1969
Motto Kami Memimpin We Lead
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Location


Address Jalan Sungai Dua
Georgetown
11800 Penang
Malaysia
Population range 500,000-1,000,000
Telephone +60 (4) 653 3888
Telefax +60 (4) 656 5401
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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 Sains 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 Not reported Not reported

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 Sains 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
Phone +60

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 Sains 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 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty and Academic Staff 2,000-2,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None
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Facilities and Services


Library University Library Yes Go to Universiti Sains Malaysia's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported

Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported

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



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 Sains 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)
  • ASEAN University Network (AUN)
  • 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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Universiti Sains Malaysia's free video lectures and course materials


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Video Presentation

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Disclaimer: This University profile has not been officially reviewed and updated by Universiti Sains Malaysia's representatives yet; we cannot guarantee the accuracy of all the above University information.
Please visit the official website of Universiti Sains 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