Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris

country rank  12
world rank  1210

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University Overview

Founded in 1922, Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (Sultan Idris University of Education) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Tanjong Malim (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Perak. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Slim River. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Kementerian Pendidikan Tinggi (Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia), Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (UPSI) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (UPSI) 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 97 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 60-70% making this Malaysian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Sultan Idris University of Education
Acronym UPSI
Founded 1922
Motto Pendidikan Gemilang Menuju Wawasan
We educate the nation
Colours Red and blue

University Location

Address Jalan Slim
Tanjong Malim (population range: 50,000-249,999)
35900 Perak
T +60 (5) 450 6000
F +60 (5) 459 5488
Other locations Slim River

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 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 60-70%
Admission Office Sultan Idris University of Education
Tanjong Malim 35900
+60 (5) 450 6000

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris's Library
Housing Yes
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

  • Open Education Consortium (OEC)

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020