Universiti Malaysia Sarawak

country rank  9
world rank  1407

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University Overview

Established in 1992, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (University of Malaysia, Sarawak) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Kota Samarahan (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Sarawak. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Kementerian Pendidikan Tinggi (Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia), Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 7,000-7,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as 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 25 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades.

University Identity

Name University of Malaysia, Sarawak
Acronym UNIMAS
Founded 1992
Motto Kontemporari dan Berpandangan Jauh
Contemporary and forward looking
Colours Blue, yellow and red

University Location

Address Jalan Datuk Mohd Musa
Kota Samarahan (population range: 50,000-249,999)
94300 Sarawak
T +60 (82) 581000
F +60 (82) 665113

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)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 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 students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office Jalan Datuk Mohd Musa
Kota Samarahan 94300
+60 (82) 581000

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 7,000-7,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,000-1,499
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 Sarawak's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Kementerian Pendidikan Tinggi


  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)
  • Open Education Consortium (OEC)

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Saturday, 10 November 2018