Malaysia

Top Universities and Colleges in Malaysia

Just recently, Malaysia has been introducing lots of English-taught programmes. And, already, universities in Malaysia have been getting a lot of attention on the university rankings lists. In fact, several colleges and institutions in Malaysia are highly-ranked and well-known all over the world.

Some of the top-ranked universities worldwide are located right there, and their law schools, business schools, engineering schools, and medical schools continue to grab the attention of international students everywhere, thanks to their global reputation and popularity. These top universities are great places to attend for your Bachelor's, Master's, and Ph.D programmes, as they offer the best courses on a global scale.

Best Universities in Malaysia according to International Rankings

Universities Times Higher Education Ranking (2020) Shanghai Jiao Tong University Ranking (2019) TopUniversities Ranking (2020) U.S. News & World Report Ranking (2020)
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501 - 801 -
601 501 160 638
601 501 165 584
601 501 217 516
601 - 482 1078
601 701 159 611
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University Rankings Explained

World University Rankings created by Times Higher Education takes into account the reputation of research done by universities and how often papers produced by universities were quoted around the world.

Academic Ranking of World Universities created by Shanghai Jiao Tong University focuses on the number of award-winning scientists, most cited researchers from the listed universities, and their contribution to the scientific community.

QS World University Rankings created by TopUniversities surveys a large number of academic experts about the reputation of universities and also measures the quality of teaching.

Best Global Universities Rankings created by U.S. News & World Report analyses university graduation rates and how many students remain enrolled in their second year of studies. It also surveys university representatives on the performance of universities.

Study in Malaysia

Malaysia is a top study abroad destination, ranked among the world's best by the international students. With over 100 universities, charging low tuition fees and a wide range of study programmes, in Malaysia you will gain world-class academic training. Experience a multicultural and friendly environment and explore the lovely touristic attractions Malaysia offers.

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