Sultan Idris University of Education

country rank  12
world rank  1311

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University Overview

Founded in 1922, Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (Sultan Idris University of Education) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Tanjong Malim (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Perak. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Slim River. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Kementerian Pendidikan Tinggi (Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia), Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (UPSI) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (UPSI) 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 96 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 60-70% making this Malaysian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Sultan Idris University of Education
Acronym UPSI
Founded 1922
Motto Pendidikan Gemilang Menuju Wawasan
We educate the nation
Colours Red and blue

University Location

Address Jalan Slim
Tanjong Malim (population range: 50,000-249,999)
35900 Perak
T +60 (5) 450 6000
F +60 (5) 459 5488
Other locations Slim River

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Int'l student 5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)

University Admissions

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 Rate Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office Sultan Idris University of Education
Tanjong Malim 35900
+60 (5) 450 6000

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,000-1,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Kementerian Pendidikan Tinggi

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Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Sunday, 21 April 2019