Universiti Malaysia Pahang

country rank  14
world rank  1940

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University Overview

Established in 2002, Universiti Malaysia Pahang (University of Malaysia, Pahang) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of Kuantan (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Pahang. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Pekan. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Kementerian Pendidikan Tinggi (Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia), Universiti Malaysia Pahang (UMP) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universiti Malaysia Pahang (UMP) 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. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this Malaysian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name University of Malaysia, Pahang
Acronym UMP
Founded 2002
Motto Engineering Technology Creativity

University Location

Address Lebuhraya Tun Razak
Kuantan (population range: 250,000-499,999)
26300 Pahang
T +60 (9) 549 2501
F +60 (9) 549 3199
Other locations Pekan

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 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 70-80%
Admission Office Lebuhraya Tun Razak
Kuantan 26300
+60 (9) 5492501

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 6,000-6,999
Academic Staff 1,500-1,999
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 Pahang's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Kementerian Pendidikan Tinggi

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Monday, 14 October 2019