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University of Malaya

Malaysia

205th US-News World Ranking

University of Malaya is a public research university and was established in the year 1905. The university is located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and is the oldest university in Malaysia. In 2018, the QS World University Rankings has ranked the University of Malaya at the 87th place in the world. 

University of Malaya has twelve faculties: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Faculty of Business and Accountancy, Faculty of Computer Science   Information Technology, Faculty of Dentistry, Faculty of Economics Administration, Faculty of Education, Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Science, Faculty of Languages and Linguistics, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Medicine, and Faculty of Built Environment. The university has two academies: Academy of Islamic Studies and Academy of Malay Studies. The University of Malaya comprises five institutes: the Institute of Graduate Studies, Asia-Europe Institute, Institute of Educational Leadership, Institute of China Studies, and International Institute of Public Policy & Management (INPUMA). The university also has six centers for the students: Cultural Centre, Sports Centre, Centre for Foundation Studies, Centre for Civilizational Dialogue, Academic Enhancement & Leadership Development Centre, and Centre for Initiation of Talent and Industrial Training (CITra). 

University of Malaya has more than 21,500 students which include 12,128 Undergraduate students, 8,927 Graduate students, and 2,903 International students. The university has more than 2,270 Faculty members. 

University of Malaya provides scholarship opportunities to the students on the basis of academic excellence. The university comprises a Library which holds more than 1.4 million titles with over 2.1 million items in various formats. In addition to that, the Library provides access to more than 85 online databases comprising of more than 46,000 e-journal titles and more than 150,000 e-book titles. The university also consists of Museum of Asian Art, UM Art Gallery, and the UM Archive. 

Notable Alumni: Mahathir Mohamad (4th and 7th Prime Minister of Malaysia), Zeti Akhtar Aziz (7th Governor of Central Bank of Malaysia)

University of Malaya Programs

Program
Duration
Format
Tuition Fees
Deadlines
Standard Test

Application Requirements

Application Requirements

Average Academic Score

3
GPA
33
IB
80
Percentage

Cost

Fees

Bachelors: RM 16,600

Masters:     RM 19,900

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

 

Deadlines

Spring: October 15, Fall: May 31

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

University of Malaya Rankings

Global

205
US News
59
QS
301 -400
Shanghai
301 -350
Times Higher Education
87
Guardian
199
GTU Rank

Regional

Malaysia
1
US News
1
Shanghai

Regional

Asia
27
US News
9
QS
38
Times Higher Education

Regional

Emerging Economies
18
Times Higher Education
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University Stats

University Stats
21500

Students

University Stats
2900

International Students

University Stats
12200

Undergraduates

University Stats
9300

Postgraduate

University Stats
2270

Faculty Strength

University Stats
9

Student Faculty Ratio

University Stats
RM
16600

Tuition Fees

University Stats
RM
18000

Living Cost

University Stats
3

Avg. GPA

University Stats
33

Avg. IB

University Stats
80
%

Avg. Percentage

University Stats
5.5

Avg. IELTS

* All cost are in MYR

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Jalan Universiti, Wilayah Persekutuan,Malaysia

isc@um.edu.my

(+603)79677712

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