Universities in Malaysia

Higher Education in Malaysia

2021 Ranking of Malaysian Universities New

What are the most popular Universities in Malaysia? uniRank tries to answer this question by publishing the 2021 Malaysian University Ranking of 45 Malaysian higher-education institutions meeting the following uniRank selection criteria:

  • being chartered, licensed or accredited by the appropriate Malaysian higher education-related organization
  • offering at least four-year undergraduate degrees (bachelor degrees) or postgraduate degrees (master or doctoral degrees)
  • delivering courses predominantly in a traditional, face-to-face, non-distance education format

Explore the uniRank League Table and University Ranking of 45 Universities in Malaysia

2021 Sub-rankings by states New

The Federation of Malaysia is comprised of 13 states (Malay: Negeri) and 3 federal territories (Malay: Wilayah Persekutuan). The greater number of higher education institutions meeting the uniRank selection criteria are located in the state of Selangor and in the federal territory of Kuala Lumpur, which hosts the capital and largest city of Kuala Lumpur. The following uniRank sub-rankings or league tables take into consideration all states and territories which include at least 2 Malaysian higher education institutions meeting the uniRank selection criteria.


Johor (2)   Kedah (3)  
Kuala Lumpur (9)   Negeri Sembilan (2)  
Perak (3)   Selangor (17)  
Terengganu (2)  

Malaysian University lists

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