14 Best Universities in Malaysia for 2015

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1. University Putra Malaysia 

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Universiti Putra Malaysia (formally known as Universiti Pertanian Malaysia or College of Agriculture Malaya or School of Agriculture), or UPM, is recognised by the independent government assessments as one of Malaysia’s leading research Universities. Founded in 1931 as the School of Agriculture, the University today combines impressive modern facilities and a dynamic approach to teaching and research with its proud heritage of quality services and achievements.
2. University Sains Malaysia 


Universiti Sains Malaysia (University of Science, Malaysia; acronym: USM) is a public university in Malaysia. There are three campuses: one on the island of Penang (Main Campus), one in Kelantan (Health Campus), and one in Nibong Tebal (Engineering Campus). There is offshore collaboration with KLE University, India offering the Doctor of Medicine (USM) undergraduate degree. USM plans to open a Global Campus (Kuala Lumpur Campus) located at Kuala Lumpur Education City (KLCE).
3. University Teknologi Malaysia 


Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (also known as University of Technology, Malaysia or UTM) is the oldest public engineering and technological university in Malaysia. The university specialises in technical studies, with separate faculties for the engineering divisions such as Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical and Biomedical engineering. It also has faculties for Education, Pure Sciences, Management, and Human Resources Development. It is the country’s major source of graduate engineers and similar professionals.
4. University Malaya

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The University of Malaya (or UM) is a public research university located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It is the oldest and most esteemed university in Malaysia. The university’s name was abbreviated as Malaya during the pre-independence period.
The university was founded in 1949 as a public-funded tertiary institution. Today, it has more than 2,500 faculty members. In 2012, UM was granted autonomy status by the Ministry of Higher Education.
5. University Kebangsaan Malaysia / National University of Malaysia 

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The National University of Malaysia (abbreviation: NUM; Malay: Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia; abbreviated UKM is a public university located in Bangi, Selangor which is about 35 km south of Kuala Lumpur. Its teaching hospital, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Medical Centre (UKMMC) Pusat Perubatan Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (PPUKM) is located in Cheras and also has a branch campus in Kuala Lumpur. There are 17,500 undergraduate students enrolled, and 5,105 postgraduate students of which 1368 are foreign students from 35 countries
6. University Teknologi MARA

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Universiti Teknologi MARA ; English: MARA University of Technologyis a public university with its main campus located in Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia.
The Shah Alam campus is the flagship institution of the Universiti Teknologi MARA System, the largest university in Malaysia in terms of size and student enrolment and the only public university carrying out intakes twice a year.
7. University Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia 

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Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (abbreviation UTHM) (English: Tun Hussein Onn University of Malaysia) is a public university in Batu Pahat, Johor, Malaysia. It was formerly known as Institut Teknologi Tun Hussein Onn (ITTHO) and Kolej Universiti Teknologi Tun Hussein Onn (KUiTTHO). Along with other public university colleges, KUiTTHO was promoted to full university status. The name UTHM was officially launched by the then education minister, Dato’ Seri Hishammuddin Bin Tun Hussein. UTHM also a member of Malaysian Technical University Network (MTUN).
8. International Islamic University of Malaysia 


The International Islamic University Malaysia, Malay: Universiti Islam Antarabangsa Malaysia), also known as IIUM or UIAM, is one of the Public Institutions of Higher Education (PIHE) in Malaysia. Its main campus is located in Gombak, Selangor with its Centre for Foundation Studies situated in Petaling Jaya and Gambang, Pahang and its medical-centric branch in Kuantan, Pahang. The university is sponsored by eight governments from the Organisation of the Islamic Conference(OIC). It is distinct from the International Islamic University Islamabad, Pakistan and International Islamic University Chittagong in Chittagong, Bangladesh.
9. University Utara Malaysia 

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The Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM; English: Northern University of Malaysia) was established on 16 February 1984 under the Universiti Utara Malaysia 1984 Order (Statutory). The university was corporatised on 23 April 1998. The university is located inSintok, Kedah. The university was established with the specific mission of providing a leadership role for management education in the country. Thus, the university is also known as a management university.
10. University Malaysia Perlis 

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Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP) is a Malaysian public institution of higher learning that is located in the state of Perlis Indera Kayangan. It was previously known as Kolej Universiti Kejuruteraan Utara Malaysia (English: Northern Malaysia University College of Engineering). It was established as the 17th Public Insititution of Higher Learning in Malaysia on 25th July 2001. Brigadier General Datuk Prof. Dr. Kamarudin Hussin is the first and current Vice Chancellor of UniMAP.
11. University Sains Islam Malaysia 

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Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM) is a public university in Malaysia with a main campus in Nilai, Negeri Sembilan. Formerly known as Kolej Universiti Islam Malaysia(KUIM) which was established in 1998, USIM has eight faculties with 25 undergraduate programmes in economy, law, syariah, language, da’wah, management, Quran and Sunnah,Fiqh, counselling, communication, medicine, science and information technology, dentistryand accounting.
12. Multimedia University 


Multimedia University (Abbreviation: MMU; Malay: Universiti Multimedia) is a private university in Malaysia. The universityhas three campuses, located in Melaka, Cyberjaya, and Nusajaya. The university hosts 9 faculties and 19 research centres.
In 2002, The Multimedia Learning System (MMLS) of MMU won the Asia Pacific MSC IT & Telecommunication Award (APMITTA) and the 2001 Asia Pacific Award for Best of Smart Learning Applications. During 2004, MMU secured four awards from the Ministry of Education, namely, the Highest Enrolment of Local Students, Excellence in R&D, the Highest Number of Courses Accredited, Special Award in Recognition of MMU’s Overall Achievement
13. University Malaysia Pahang 


University Malaysia Pahang (English: University of Malaysia, Pahang) (UMP) is a Malaysian government university. It was formerly known as Kolej Universiti Kejuruteraan dan Teknologi Malaysia (English: University College of Engineering & Technology Malaysia) (KUKTEM).
14. University Tunku Abdul Rahman 

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Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (Tunku Abdul Rahman University) is a private university in Malaysia. The university is also known by the acronym UTAR, which is part of the university’s emblem. It was established under a foundation called UTAR Education Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation. This university operates four campuses or campuses in four locations, namely, Petaling Jaya, Kuala Lumpur and Bandar Sungai Long, which are located within a valley called the Klang Valley while one is located in the Kampar town of the state of Perak, which once was renowned for its tin-mining activities

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