List of Top Malaysian Universities to Study in Malaysia

Malaysia has been one of the top destinations for international students to choose their University. It has been a leader in industrial growth and political stability for decades. You are groomed to be one of the top talented students through Public and Private Education Institutions, accredited skill centers, making the country a global leader in Key Industries as well. 

Malaysian Universities have preserved their high standards in keeping their education sector and top industries rank high globally in their ranking tables. 

University of Malaya has been ranked 13th in the QS World University Rankings 2020 as a testament to their standards. 

In addition to their standards, it is home to many international branch campuses of universities from other countries. Universities like the UK's University of Nottingham and Monash University of Australia are those universities that operate through Malaysia. 

EduCity development in Johor, at the southernmost tip of Peninsular Malaysia, just 5km north of Singapore is the result of a high standard of education. This 350-acre campus is shared by eight branches which are run by leading universities from around the world.

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Best Universities in Malaysia according to International Rankings

Universities Name Times Higher Education Ranking (2021) Shanghai Jiao Tong University Ranking (2020) Top Universities Ranking (2021) U.S. News & World Report Ranking (2020)
University of Malaya 301 301 59 232
University Tunku Abdul Rahman 501 - 801 -
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia 601 501 141 638
University Putra Malaysia 601 701 132 611
University Sains Malaysia 601 501 142 584
University Teknologi Malaysia 601 601 187 516
University Teknologi PETRONAS 601 - 439 1078
University Utara Malaysia (UUM) 601 - 531 -
University Tenaga Nasional 801 - 701 -
Taylor's University - - 379 -
Management & Science University - - 551 -
International Islamic University - - 601 889
University Teknologi Mara - - 651 948
Universiti Malaysia Pahang - - 751 -
Multimedia University - - 801 -

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