Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman

country rank  14
world rank  2090

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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 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 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
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 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 Jalan Sungai Long, Bandar Sungai Long, Cheras
Kajang 43000
+60 (3) 9086 0288

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 Building CIOB
  • Royal Society of Chemistry RSC
  • The Association of Certified Accountants ACCA
  • The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants CIMA
  • The Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators ICSA

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Asia-Pacific University- Community Engagement Network (APUCEN)

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020