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Putra Malaysia University

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world rank  1072

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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.

University Snapshot


Putra Malaysia University's Control Typepublic


Putra Malaysia University's Entity Typenon-profit


Putra Malaysia University' Size by Total Enrollmentlarge-sized


Putra Malaysia University's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenot reported

University Profile

Name (English)
Name Putra Malaysia University
Colours Red, grey and white

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Campus Location

Address Universiti Putra Malaysia
Seri Kembangan
43400 Selangor
Putra Malaysia University Phone Number +60 (3) 8946 6000
Putra Malaysia University Fax Number +60 (3) 8948 7273
Other locations Bintulu and Sarawak

Putra Malaysia University's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View

Study Areas / Degree Levels


What is the difference between generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of study areas 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.

Study Areas and Degree Levels Matrix

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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Courses and Programs

Courses and Programs

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You can also explore our new A-Z Guide to 8,100 University Courses, Degrees and Programs 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 Putra Malaysia University'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 Putra Malaysia University.

Putra Malaysia University: Tuition Fees Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Not reported Not reported
10,000-12,499 US$
(9,110-11,390 Euro)
2,500-4,999 US$
(2,280-4,555 Euro)

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Admission Info


Initiating the admission process is the initial stride toward attaining students' academic and career aspirations, granting access to the numerous opportunities and resources provided by a university. Check out our Introduction to University Admissions article for further insights.

Admission Policy

uniRank publishes below some basic Putra Malaysia University's admission information.

Putra Malaysia University's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Putra Malaysia University's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Not reported

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Putra Malaysia University's acceptance rate range is not reported.

Putra Malaysia University's International Students Admission International Students Admission

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

Universiti Putra Malaysia has more than 4700 international students.

Putra Malaysia University's Admission Office Admission Office

Academic Division
Serdang 43400
(3) 8946 6060
(3) 8946 6059

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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 Putra Malaysia University.

Putra Malaysia University's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Putra Malaysia University has an enrollment range of 15,000-19,999 students making it a large-sized institution.

Putra Malaysia University's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 1,500-1,999 academic employees (Faculty).

Putra Malaysia University's Control Type Control Type

Putra Malaysia University is a public higher education institution.

Putra Malaysia University's Entity Type Entity Type

Putra Malaysia University is a non-profit higher education institution.

Putra Malaysia University's Campus Setting Campus Setting

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

Putra Malaysia University's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Putra Malaysia University does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

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

Putra Malaysia University's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Putra Malaysia University's Library

Putra Malaysia University's Housing University Housing

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

Putra Malaysia University'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 Putra Malaysia University's main services:

Putra Malaysia University'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.

Putra Malaysia University's Study Abroad Study Abroad

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

Putra Malaysia University's Distance Learning Distance Learning

This institution provides a distance learning mode for certain programs or courses.

Putra Malaysia University's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

Not reported

Putra Malaysia University's Career Services Career Services

Not reported

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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.

Putra Malaysia University's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Putra Malaysia University is legally recognized and/or accredited by: Kementerian Pendidikan Tinggi

Programmatic or Specialized Accreditations

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

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Malaysia Qualification Agency (MQA)

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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 Putra Malaysia University's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)
  • Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)
  • Open Education Consortium (OEC)

Academic Divisions


Most higher education institutions' first-level academic divisions are, depending on the country, one of the following...

  • Colleges
  • Faculties
  • Schools
  • Institutes
  • Academies
  • Departments
  • Divisions
  • Centers

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.

Academic Divisions

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Social Media


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Social Media

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TikTok TikTok

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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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Video Presentation

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