Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman

country rank  13
world rank  2217

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University Overview

Founded in 2002, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (Tunku Abdul Rahman University) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Kajang (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Selangor. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Kampar. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Kementerian Pendidikan Tinggi (Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia), Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) 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 degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 15 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this Malaysian higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UTAR 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)

Tunku Abdul Rahman University

Acronym
UTAR

Founded
2002

Colours
Blue, red, yellow and white

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University Location

Address
Jalan Sungai Long, Bandar Sungai Long, Cheras
Kajang (population range: 250,000-499,999)
43000 Selangor Malaysia

T +60 (3) 9086 0288

F +60 (3) 9019 8868

Other locations
Kampar

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Degree Levels & Study Areas

Undergraduate Postgraduate








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Important: please contact or visit the official website of Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman 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) 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro)
International students 5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 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 areas of study, degree level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman'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
Admission Rate 80-90%

Admission Office
9 Jalan Bersatu 13/4
Petaling Jaya 46200
+60 (3) 7958 2628


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 Tunku Abdul Rahman'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 20,000-24,999

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

Control Type

Private

Entity Type

Non-Profit

Academic Calendar

Trimesters

Campus Setting

Urban

Religious Affiliation
None

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Facilities and Services

Library

Yes Go to Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman's Library

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 Tunku Abdul Rahman 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
2004


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Society of Actuaries (SOA)
  • Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM)
  • Board of Quantity Surveyors Malaysia (BQSM)
  • Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)
  • The Chartered Institute of Buidling (CIOB)
  • Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC)
  • The Association of Cer


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 Tunku Abdul Rahman 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)

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Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Open Education Consortium
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