Universiti Malaysia Perlis

country rank  16
world rank  2280

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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 large town 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 small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 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 17 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) 9798008
F +60 (4) 977 8422
Other locations Kangar

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

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

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office Bahagian Pengurusan Akademik, Jabatan Pendaftar, Universiti Malaysia Perlis, Tingkat 3, Bangunan KWSP, Jalan Bukit Lagi
Kangar 01000
+60 (4) 9798706

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 800-899
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Universiti Malaysia Perlis's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Kementerian Pendidikan Tinggi


  • Global U8 Consortium (GU8)
  • Asian University Presidents Forum (AUPF)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018