Universiti Putra Malaysia

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world rank  543

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University Overview

Established in 1973, Universiti Putra Malaysia (Putra Malaysia University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in Serdang, Selangor. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Bintulu, Sarawak. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Kementerian Pendidikan Tinggi (Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia), Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Putra Malaysia University
Acronym UPM
Founded 1973
Motto Berilmu Berbakti
With Knowledge We Serve
Colours Red, grey and white

University Location

Address Universiti Putra Malaysia
Serdang (population range: Not reported)
43400 Selangor
T +60 (3) 8946 6000
F +60 (3) 8948 7273
Other locations Bintulu, Sarawak

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student 10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Academic Division
Serdang 43400
+60 (3) 8946 6060
(3) 8946 6059

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range over-5,000
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Universiti Putra Malaysia's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Kementerian Pendidikan Tinggi

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Malaysia Qualification Agency (MQA)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)
  • Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)
  • Open Education Consortium (OEC)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Sunday, 21 April 2019