Established in 1973, the Universiti Putra Malaysia (Putra Malaysia University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Seri Kembangan (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Selangor. This institution also has a branch campus in Bintulu and Sarawak. Officially recognized by the Kementerian Pendidikan Tinggi (Ministry of Higher Education of Malaysia), Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) is a large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational Malaysian higher education institution. Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor's degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), 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. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UPM 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, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.
|Address||Universiti Putra Malaysia
|+60 (3) 8946 6000|
|+60 (3) 8948 7273|
|Other locations||Bintulu and Sarawak|
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The following Putra Malaysia University's Study Areas/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 Putra Malaysia University's academic range and degree level offering.
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uniRank publishes below some basic Putra Malaysia University's admission information.
This institution admits Men and Women (coed).
Putra Malaysia University's acceptance rate range is not reported.
International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.Universiti Putra Malaysia has more than 4700 international students.
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uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Putra Malaysia University.
Putra Malaysia University has an enrollment range of 15,000-19,999 students making it a large-sized institution.
This institution has a range of 1,500-1,999 academic employees (Faculty).
Putra Malaysia University is a public higher education institution.
Putra Malaysia University is a non-profit higher education institution.
This institution's main campus is located in a Suburban setting.
This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.
Putra Malaysia University does not have any religious affiliation.
uniRank provides below an overview of Putra Malaysia University's main facilities:
This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.
This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.
uniRank provides below an overview of Putra Malaysia University's main services:
This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.
This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.
This institution provides a distance learning mode for certain programs or courses.
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Putra Malaysia University is legally recognized and/or accredited by: Kementerian Pendidikan Tinggi
uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Putra Malaysia University's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.
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uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Putra Malaysia University's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.
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Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of disciplines and study areas a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. 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.
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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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