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MARA University of Technology


949th US-News World Ranking

MARA University of Technology History

MARA University of Technology is a public university settled in Malaysia. It was established in the year 1956 as the RIDA (Rural & Industrial Development Authority) Training Centre, first, it started with 50 students to help rural Malaysia. Since from that time it became the largest higher education institution in Malaysia.

MARA University of Technology Programs, Courses, and Schools

MARA University of Technology offers 470 programs in doctoral, master, bachelor, diploma and certificate levels. The University includes 286 programs supported science and technology, another 184 programs are non-science and technology and 94 professional programs (local and international) are offered in the university. The University has 27 faculties and 4 academic center. The University has 73,671 undergraduate students and 11,690 postgraduate students.

MARA University of Technology Campuses

MARA University of Technology, The main campus is in Shah Alam, the university has expanded nationwide with 13 branch campuses and more than 21 satellite campuses. UiTM established a system called 1 University Multi System (1UiTM). Based on this method, there is an anchor university and 13 branch campuses. The University has 13 libraries and satellite libraries located in Shah Alam, Puncak Alam, Puncak Perdana, and Sungai Buloh.

MARA University of Technology Achievements

MARA University of Technology was awarded by Ministry of Higher Education as Entrepreneurial University of the year in 2013. Prof. Catherine Ho Soke for Emerald Literati Award. The Accounting Research Institute recognized as Islamic Financial Criminology Research Body of the year was awarded at ACQ Award in 2015.

MARA University of Technology USP

MARA University of Technology has been rated “Tier 5 Excellent” by Malaysian Qualifications Agency Rating System for Higher Education Institutions in Malaysia in 2009. The University has been rated two stars by Malaysian Research Assessment Instrument wherever universities have given “star ratings” for the research, development and exploitation efforts in 2011.

MARA University of Technology ranked 168th in the best performance in Asia, and 7th position locally in the year 2014. In 2016 it was ranked in five subjects by World University Ranking by Subject and increase two subjects in 2015 ranking.

MARA University of Technology Notable Alumni

Yuna (Malaysian singer-songwriter), Zaid Ibrahim (Malaysian lawyer) Azalina Othman Said (Member of the Dewan Rakyat), Mohamad Sabu (President of the National Trust Party)

MARA University of Technology Application Requirements


MARA University of Technology Cost of studies


Undergraduate: MYR 10,000

Fees may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.

MARA University of Technology Deadlines

Bachelors: Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific deadlines.

Masters: Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific deadlines.

MARA University of Technology Rankings


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651 -700
Times Higher Education
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US News
351 -400
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