Universiti Utara Malaysia

country rank  9
world rank  1178

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University Overview

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 35 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.

University Identity

Name
Name Northern University of Malaysia
Acronym UUM
Founded 1984
Motto Ilmu, Budi, Bakti
Scholarship, Virtue, Service

University Location

Address
Sintok (population range: 10,000-49,999)
06010 Kedah
Malaysia
T +60 (4) 928 4000
F +60 (4) 928 3016

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
International
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 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 entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 40-50%
Admission Office Academic Affairs Department, UUM
Sintok 06010
+60 (4) 928 3167

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff 2,500-2,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universiti Utara Malaysia's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Kementerian Pendidikan Tinggi


Year of first Accreditation

1984

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)

Academic Structure

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YouTube

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 14 October 2019