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Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman

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Overview

Founded in 2002, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (Tunku Abdul Rahman University) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the 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/recognized by the Kementerian Pendidikan Tinggi (Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia), Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) is a large (enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) offers courses and programs leading to officialy 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. This 15 years old H.E. 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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General Information


Name
Name Tunku Abdul Rahman University
Acronym UTAR
Founded 2002
Colours Blue, red, yellow and white
Screenshot Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman Screenshot

Location


Address Jalan Sungai Long, Bandar Sungai Long, Cheras
Kajang
43000 Selangor
Malaysia
Population range 250,000-499,999
+60 (3) 9086 0288
+60 (3) 9019 8868
Other locations Kampar

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 Tunku Abdul Rahman'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) 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 area of studies, course 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 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 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 area of studies, course 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.

Size and Profile


Student Enrollment Total Student Enrolment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty and Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Trimesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services


Library University Library Yes Go to Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman'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 Not reported

Important: please contact or visit the Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman'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

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 Certified Accountants (ACCA)
  • The Charered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
  • The Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA)



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

Affiliations and Memberships

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • UK NARIC


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