Universiti Malaysia Perlis

country rank  25
world rank  4186

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University Overview

Established in 2001, Universiti Malaysia Perlis (University of Malaysia Perlis) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of Arau (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Perlis. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Kangar. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Kementerian Pendidikan Tinggi (Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia), Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP) 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 19 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name University of Malaysia Perlis
Acronym UniMAP
Founded 2001
Motto Ilmu, Keikhlasan, Kecemerlangan
Knowledge, Sincerity, Excellence
Colours Blue, yellow and silver

University Location

Address Rumah Universiti, Universiti Malaysia Perlis, Kampus Kubang Gajah
Arau (population range: 50,000-249,999)
01000 Perlis
T +60 (4) 979 8008
F +60 (4) 977 8422
Other locations Kangar

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Student Admissions & Records Unit (International), Registrar Department, Universiti Malaysia Perlis, Tingkat 3, Bangunan KWSP, Jalan Bukit Lagi
Kangar 01000
+60 (4) 979 7878 / (4) 979 7940

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 800-899
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universiti Malaysia Perlis's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Kementerian Pendidikan Tinggi

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Engineering Accreditation Council Malaysia EAC

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Global U8 Consortium (GU8)
  • Asian University Presidents Forum (AUPF)
  • Malaysian Technical University Network (MTUN)
  • Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Thursday, 30 July 2020