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University of Macau

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Established in 1981, the Universidade de Macau (University of Macau) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Macao (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants). Officially recognized by the Gabinete do Secretário para os Assuntos Sociais e Cultura, Macau (Office of the Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture of Macao), Universidade de Macau (UM) is a large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Macau higher education institution. Universidade de Macau (UM) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 42-year-old Macau higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UM also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


University of Macau's Control Typepublic


University of Macau's Entity Typenon-profit


University of Macau' Size by Total Enrollmentlarge-sized


University of Macau's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenot reported

University Profile

Name (English)
Name University of Macau
Name (Non Latin) 澳門大學
Acronym UM
Founded 1981
Motto Humanity, integrity, propriety, wisdom and sincerity
Colours Blue, red and gold
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Campus Location

Address Avenida da Universidade, Taipa
University of Macau Phone Number +853 8822 8833
University of Macau Fax Number +853 8822 8822

University of Macau's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View

Fields of Study / Degree Levels


What is the difference between comprehensive/generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.

Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following University of Macau's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify University of Macau's academic range and degree level offering.

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Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

here. In case they are not available yet, you can search for them using our powered by Google. We continually update our database with university programs and courses worldwide, thanks to the assistance of university representatives.

You can also explore our new A-Z Guide to 8,100 University Programs, Courses and Degrees to learn more about study outlines and typical duration, tuition ranges, career prospects, salary expectations of each course/program/degree.

Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees represent the cost that a student is billed by a university for one academic year of full-time study. Check out our guide article on tuition fees and financial aid options to gain further insights.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This University of Macau's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at University of Macau.

University of Macau: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
2,500-4,999 US$
(2,280-4,555 Euro)
Not reported
10,000-12,499 US$
(9,110-11,390 Euro)
Not reported

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Admission Info


Applying for admission is the first step towards achieving students' academic and career goals and accessing the many opportunities and resources that a university has to offer. Read our "Introduction to University Admissions" article to learn more.

Admission Policy

uniRank publishes below some basic University of Macau's admission information.

University of Macau's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

University of Macau's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has University of Macau a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

University of Macau's acceptance rate range is not reported.

University of Macau's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

University of Macau's Admission Office Admission Office

Registry, Room G002, Administration Building N6, University of Macau, Avenida da Universidade, Taipa, Macau, China
Macau 999078
8822 4007

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Profile and Size


When deciding on a university or evaluating its worth, university size and profile hold significance. Here are potential reasons why university size and profile can influence students' choices.

Profile and Size

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for University of Macau.

University of Macau's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

University of Macau has an enrollment range of 10,000-14,999 students making it a large-sized institution.

University of Macau's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 600-699 academic employees (Faculty).

University of Macau's Control Type Control Type

University of Macau is a public higher education institution.

University of Macau's Entity Type Entity Type

University of Macau is a non-profit higher education institution.

University of Macau's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.

University of Macau's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

University of Macau does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


Curious about the most prevalent university facilities and services? Delve into our two guide articles on University Facilities and University Services for more insights.

University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of University of Macau's main facilities:

University of Macau's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit University of Macau's Library

University of Macau's Housing University Housing

This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.

University of Macau's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of University of Macau's main services:

University of Macau's Financial Aid Financial Aid

This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.

University of Macau's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

University of Macau's Distance Learning Distance Learning

Not reported

University of Macau's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

Not reported

University of Macau's Career Services Career Services

This institution offers career counseling, career assessments, job and internship postings, career events, alumni networking or other career-related services to assist students transition successfully from academic life to professional life.

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Accreditation and Recognition


Various countries have diverse types of legal recognition and quality assessment for higher education institutions, depending on their legal and higher education systems... explore our article on university accreditation and recognition for further information.

University of Macau's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

University of Macau is legally recognized and/or accredited by: Gabinete do Secretário para os Assuntos Sociais e Cultura, Macau

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation


Programmatic or Specialized Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important University of Macau's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • CPA Australia
  • Association of International Accountants (AIA)
  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
  • Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA)
  • Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA)
  • Seoul Accord
  • Washington Accord
  • The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE)

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Affiliations and Memberships


University affiliations and memberships with external organizations can hold significance for various reasons... explore our article on university affiliations and memberships for further insights.

Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important University of Macau's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • International Association of Universities (IAU)
  • International Association of University Presidents (IAUP)
  • Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Portuguesas (CRUP)
  • Associação das Universidades de Língua Portuguesa (AULP)
  • International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experience (IAESTE)
  • Eurasia-Pacific Uninet
  • CES (Council for European Studies)
  • Asia-Pacific Higher Education Research Network (APHERN)
  • University Mobility in Asia and the Pacific (UMAP)
  • US University Mobility in Asia and the Pacific (US UMAP)

Academic Divisions


Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of disciplines and fields of study a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Comprehensive or Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure. Read our guide article "Understanding Academic Divisions in Universities - Colleges, Faculties, Schools" to learn more about academic divisions and typical university organizational structures.

Academic Divisions

uniRank shows a diagram of the first-level academic divisions of the University of Macau 's organizational structure; feel free to submit any relevant missing division.


Social Media


Social media can be a powerful tool for Universities to communicate with current students, alumni, faculty, staff and the wider community. But how can social media be important for prospective students? Read our article about the importance of Social Media for universities and prospective students to learn more.

Social Media

uniRank publishes brief reviews, rankings and metrics of some University of Macau's social media channels as a starting point for comparison and an additional selection tool for potential applicants.

Facebook Facebook

University of Macau's Facebook page University of Macau's official Facebook page

Twitter Twitter

University of Macau's Twitter page University of Macau's official Twitter page

YouTube YouTube

University of Macau's YouTube channel University of Macau's official YouTube channel

Instagram Instagram

University of Macau's Instagram page University of Macau's official Instagram channel

LinkedIn LinkedIn

University of Macau's main LinkedIn profile

TikTok TikTok


Free Online Courses

Open Education Global Open Education Global

This higher education institution is not a member of the Open Education Global (OEGlobal) organization that is developing, implementing and supporting free open education and free online courses. View a list of Open Education Global members by country.

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