Established in 1984, Universiti Utara Malaysia (Northern University of Malaysia) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized town of Sintok (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Kedah. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Kementerian Pendidikan Tinggi (Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia), Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) 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 34 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 40-50% making this Malaysian higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.
Sintok (population range: 10,000-49,999)
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degrees PreBachelor degrees
degrees Bachelor degrees
degrees Master degrees
degrees Doctoral degrees
|Local students Local student||0-1,000 US$
|International students Int'l student||0-1,000 US$
|Gender Admission||Men and Women (coed)|
|International Students||Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission|
|Admission Selection||Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades|
|Admission Office||Academic Affairs Department, UUM
+60 (4) 928 3167
Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Kementerian Pendidikan Tinggi
Year of first Accreditation
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Open Education Consortium
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