Universiti Malaysia Terengganu

country rank  17
world rank  2314

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University Overview

Founded in 1979, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (University of Malaysia, Terengganu) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of Kuala Terengganu (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Terengganu. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Kementerian Pendidikan Tinggi (Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia), Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 8,000-8,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT) 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 40 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this Malaysian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name University of Malaysia, Terengganu
Acronym UMT
Founded 1979
Motto Terokaan Seluas Lautan, Demi Kelestarian Sejagat
Ocean of Discovery for Global Sustainability
Colours Purple, red and gray

University Location

Kuala Terengganu (population range: 250,000-499,999)
21030 Terengganu
T +60 (9) 6684100
F +60 (9) 6697418

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int'l student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 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 70-80%
Admission Office Universiti Malaysia Terengganu
Kuala Terengganu 21030
+60 (9) 6684100

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 8,000-8,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,500-1,999
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 Terengganu'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 International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Kementerian Pendidikan Tinggi

Year of first Accreditation


  • Maritime of Institute Malaysia (MIMA)
  • South East Asian Fisheries Development Centre (SEAFDEC)

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Site last updated: Monday, 4 February 2019