Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman

country rank  13
world rank  1677

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University Overview

Founded in 2002, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (Tunku Abdul Rahman University) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Kajang (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Selangor. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Kampar. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Kementerian Pendidikan Tinggi (Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia), Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) 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 16 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 Tunku Abdul Rahman University
Acronym UTAR
Founded 2002
Colours Blue, red, yellow and white

University Location

Address Jalan Sungai Long, Bandar Sungai Long, Cheras
Kajang (population range: 250,000-499,999)
43000 Selangor
T +60 (3) 9086 0288
F +60 (3) 9019 8868
Other locations Kampar

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 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 80-90%
Admission Office 9 Jalan Bersatu 13/4
Petaling Jaya 46200
+60 (3) 7958 2628

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Trimesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman'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


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Society of Actuaries (SOA)
  • Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM)
  • Board of Quantity Surveyors Malaysia (BQSM)
  • Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)
  • The Chartered Institute of Buidling (CIOB)
  • Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC)
  • The Association of Certified Accountants (ACCA)
  • The Charered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
  • The Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019