UNIVERSITY OF MALAYA - [UM], KUALA LUMPUR

Kuala Lumpur, Kuala LumpurLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1905Established Year
  17095Enrollment

University of Malaya is the oldest and the most popular university in Malaysia. It is ranked 54th in Engineering and Technology in QS World Ranking. The business school is accredited by two international organizations – Association to Advanced Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and Association of MBAs (AMBA).

The university offers programs in Arts, Science and Humanities. Around 3,000 international students study at the university with the student satisfaction level being 90%.

Highlights

College TypePublic
UG Application PortalUPU (Unit Pengambilan Universiti)
Major ProgramsDevelopment Studies, Law, Engineering and Technology, Social Sciences and Management and Language and Literature
Mode of ProgramsFull time; Part time
Student to Faculty Ratio6:1
Admission Helpdesk+603-7967 7711 | isc@um.edu.my

University of Malaya Residence 

The university has 13 residential colleges to accommodate around 11,000 students at a time. Approximately, 65% of the first-degree holders are provided residence. Apart from accommodation, residence halls have the facilities such as game courts, reading rooms and grocery shops for the residents.

University of Malaya Admission Process 

International students may apply through UPU.

Application Fee – 60 USD

Academic Requirements

  • Online Application Form
  • Academic Transcripts, National High School Certificate with grades being 80% and above
  • Diploma with CGPA more than 3.00
  • Financial Statement for self-financing or letter of guarantee from the sponsor
  • Interview in selective programs
  • Visa Approval Letter (VAL)
  • Minimum English Language Requirements

For undergraduates:

  • TOEFL – 500 (PBT), 173 (CBT) 60 (iBT)
  • IELTS – 5.0 to 6.5
  • Any language test accepted by University of Malaya

For graduates:

  • TOEFL – 80 (iBT)
  • IELTS – 5.5 (iBT)

Grants and Aid and Cost of Attendance

  • International Graduate Research Assistantship Scheme (iGRAS)
  • Ryoichi Sasakawa Young Leaders’ Fellowship Fund (SYLFF)

Cost of Attendance

Tuition Fee (3.5 years)RM 21,800 to RM 28,590
Residential Facilities includes accommodation, books and supplies, food, entertainment and transportationRM 800 to RM 1,300
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Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing 43 Programs

42 months
$1,669 - 25,768 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION

Arts & Social Studies 65 Programs

$1,587 - 7,358 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION

Architecture, Building & Planning 3 Programs

4 years
$58,695 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
42 months
$1,669 - 25,768 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$1,587 - 7,358 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION

Business, Finance, Economics, Management & Statistics 11 Programs

4 years
$58,695 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$2,305 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
AVERAGE COST
Average Tuition Fees (Annual)
$ 14,719
Bachelors Tuition Fees$4970.74
Post graduate Tuition Fees$14719.08
Accomodation Fees (Annual)
$ 5,445
CAMPUS LIFE
Total Enrollment
17,095
International Students
3,931
Male : Female Ratio
43:57
Student : Faculty Ratio
9:1
ADMISSION DEADLINES
Application Deadline
October 20, 2019
Start of Application process -
End of Application process October 20, 2019
ADMISSION STATISTICS
Acceptance Rate
-
Min. 5
Total Applications
-
Min. 60
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Breakdown of Ranking
  • 2019
  • Global Rank (Out of 1250)
    #266
    Score (Out of 100)
    #56.6

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