Universiti Tenaga Nasional

country rank  29
world rank  5476

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University Overview

Founded in 1997, Universiti Tenaga Nasional (Tenaga National University) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Kajang (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Selangor. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Muadzam Shah. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Kementerian Pendidikan Tinggi (Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia), Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN) 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 22 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this Malaysian higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Tenaga National University
Acronym UNITEN
Founded 1997 Origins date back to 1976
Motto Kreatif, Inovasi and Bertenaga
Creative, Innovative and Energetic
Colours Grey, red and blue

University Location

Address Jalan Ikram-Uniten
Kajang (population range: 50,000-249,999)
43000 Selangor
T +60 (3) 8921 2020
F +60 (3) 8928 2119
Other locations Muadzam Shah

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Int'l student 5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 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 students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office Registrar Office, Level 2, Admin Building, Universiti Tenaga Nasional, Jalan Ikram-Uniten
Kajang 43000
+60 (3) 8921 2020

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 500-599
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Universiti Tenaga Nasional'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 Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Kementerian Pendidikan Tinggi

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA)
  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
  • CPA Australia
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)
  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Errors and Update

Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019