Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR)

Malaysia

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THE World Ranking: 501

Having produced over 52,000 graduates since its inception, UTAR is one of Malaysia’s reputable private universities.

  • Top 600 in THE World University Rankings 2018
  • Self-accreditation status by Malaysian Qualifications Agency
  • Top 260 University in Asia by QS University Ranking: Asia 2018
  • 280+ University and Industry Partners worldwide
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About UTAR

Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) is one of the reputable private universities in Malaysia.

The first intake of only 411 students in one campus location in June 2002 and today the University’s enrolment has reached more than 28,000 students with campuses located in Bandar Sungai Long, Selangor and Kampar, Perak.

UTAR has graduated over 50,000 students since its inaugural convocation in 2005. Among its alumni are successful entrepreneurs and leaders in multinational companies advancing rapidly in their careers.

The University currently offers numerous academic programmes in its 9 faculties, 3 centres and 3 institutes. The programmes offered are from Foundation Studies to Bachelor's, Master’s, and PhD degrees in the fields of Engineering and Built Environment, Information and Communication Technology, Life and Physical Sciences, Medicine and Health Sciences, Agriculture and Food Sciences, Actuarial Science, Mathematics and Process Management, Accounting, Business and Economics, Arts, Social Sciences and Education, and Creative Industries and Design.

The University is committed to promoting research and scholastic development in diverse fields through its Research, Development and Commercialisation (RDC) agenda which will advance its mission to becoming a premier university of teaching and research excellence.

The University has established formal collaborations to facilitate international exchanges, research and training with over 280 institutions/organizations consisting foreign and local institutions of higher learning, and local and foreign industry partners.  

Why UTAR?

Faculties

Entry Requirements

How to Apply

Study in Malaysia

Campuses

English score required

Minimum IELTS score

Postgraduate

6.0

Undergraduate

5.5

Minimum TOEFL IBT

Postgraduate

78

Undergraduate

59

Key facts and figures at Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR)

Rankings

Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2017-2018
Source: THE

501

OVERALL SCORE

30.7%

TEACHING

15.4%

INTERNATIONAL OUTLOOK

30.8%

INDUSTRY INCOME

32.5%

RESEARCH

7.8%

CITATIONS

71.3%

Student life in numbers

COSTS PER YEAR*
LIVING COSTS

RM9,300

AVERAGE PRIVATE RENT

RM5,375

AVERAGE TUITION FEE PER YEAR*

UNDERGRADUATE

RM17,420

POSTGRADUATE

RM13,200

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

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97% of reviewers recommend Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR)

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A real life experience

The syllabus taught are relevant to the students future undertaking upon graduating. Academic staff are experienced in their field and shares a lot of knowledge and experiences with the students. Students are exposed with the right environment and are guided to be better in their studies.

The syllabus taught are relevant to the students future undertaking upon graduating. Academic staff are experienced in their field and shares a lot of knowledge and experiences with the students. Students are exposed with the right environment and are guided to be better in their studies.

Cheong, Malaysia 4

Student life

It is easy to make friends in this uni as group projects and assignments are good platforms to meet new people and bond with each other. The ample amount of clubs and societies here also aids in making new friends.

It is easy to make friends in this uni as group projects and assignments are good platforms to meet new people and bond with each other. The ample amount of clubs and societies here also aids in making new friends.

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