Colleges & Universities in Malaysia

Universities in Malaysia

Higher Education in Malaysia


What are the most popular Universities and Colleges in Malaysia? uniRank answers this question by publishing the 2024 Malaysian University Ranking of 48 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 three-year bachelor's degrees or postgraduate master's or doctoral degrees
  • delivering courses predominantly in a traditional, non-distance education format

2024 Ranking of Malaysian Universities

2024 Sub-rankings by States

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 (10)   Negeri Sembilan (2)  
Pahang (2)   Perak (3)  
Selangor (18)   Terengganu (2)  

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