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About Universiti Kuala Lumpur Malaysia (UniKL)

Universiti Kuala Lumpur

Campus setting Urban
Living cost 30,295 per month
Student population Large (More than 10,000)
International students 11%
Institution type Private

Founded on 20th August 2002, Universiti Kuala Lumpur (UniKL) is entirely owned by Majlis Amanah Rakyat (MARA). It consists of 13 branch institutes. This multi-campus technical university holds the approval of the Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia called the Kementerian Pendidikan Tinggi. It is also accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA). Over the years, the university has strived to provide high-quality technical education through its well-designed academic curriculum.

Universiti Kuala Lumpur (UniKL) is the leading university in engineering technology that aims to upgrade the status of technical education in Malaysia. To that end, we endeavor to equip you with strong technological knowledge and astute entrepreneurial skills that will enable you to soar higher in life and pursue your dream career.

UniKL is managed by Universiti Teknikal MARA Sdn. Bhd., a subsidiary of Majlis Amanah Rakyat (MARA) or Council of Trust for the People. MARA is a government agency under the Ministry of Rural & Regional Development. 

UniKL has 13 branch institutes, located at 12 campuses spread across Malaysia. Malaysia France Institute is situated in Bandar Baru Bangi. British Malaysian Institute is located in Gombak. Malaysian Institute of Aviation Technology is situated in Dengkil. Malaysian Spanish Institute is located in Kulim. Malaysian Institute of Information Technology, UniKL Business School, Institute of Postgraduate Studies and Malaysia Italy Design Institute are situated in Kuala Lumpur. Malaysian Institute of Chemical and Bio-Engineering Technology is located in Alor Gajah. Malaysian Institute of Marine Engineering Technology is situated in Lumut. Royal College of Medicine Perak is located in Ipoh. Malaysian Institute of Industrial Technology is situated in Masai, Johor. Institute of Medical Science Technology is located in Kajang.

UniKL offers more than 140 courses, including 15 master's, 62 bachelor's, 8 doctoral, 48 diploma, 9 foundation and several certificate programs in various disciplines of technology and science. It houses around 22,372 students and 2,614 staff members, including more than 300 academic experts. The university maintains collaborations with more than 100 universities and industry partners worldwide. Some prominent partner institutions include the University of Tasmania in Australia, Aarhus Business School in Denmark, IUT Nazaire in France, EUROCOPTER in Germany, Banasthali Vidyapith University in India, the University of Trento in Italy, Nagaoka University in Japan, Massey University in New Zealand, MAPUA University in the Philippines and Kosminski University in Poland. Gading Group, Petronas, MTR Academy, Tm Berhad, Siemens and Ernst & Young are some well-reputed industry partners of UniKL.

UniKL has produced 56,293 qualified and talented graduates over the years, including many distinguished people. Muhammad Firdaus Bin Mohd Taib works as a Senior Engineer for Cron Graphics Sdn Bhd. Dr Salehuddin Bin Sulaiman is a Resident Pediatrician in Kuala Terengganu Specialist. Noorsyazwani Bt Mohd Yusof is a Lecturer at the German Malaysian Institute. Nur Ezzura Binti Ezzudin is the Compliance Executive at Emerson Process Management. Anwar Faris Bin Sobri is an Engineer at Petronas Maritime Services. Shahradhi Libiki Bin Iskandar Ridhuan is the Managing Director of Libiki Bamboo Resort. Many other notable and successful people have graduated from this university.

University Of Kuala Lumpur Fees, And Admission For International Students

Universiti Kuala Lumpur

UniKL is an international university with a worldwide reputation for excellence in Technical Education and Research. We offer students a unique combination of high academic standards, employment success, and prime locations in beautiful surroundings. With an international student community of more than 1,000 students from 65 nationalities worldwide, you can choose from over 140 programmes in 13 campuses located throughout Peninsular Malaysia.

UniKL provides industry-standard facilities in each of our campuses. With over 100 university and industry partners internationally, you will have access to the world class research and study facilities, professional certifications as well as Transfer degree and Dual degree programmes.

As we understand that leaving your home country for university abroad could be both exciting and anxious, you can be sure that UniKL will support you in your journey from the application stage to graduation day. Our dedicated international recruitment office (IRO) and international student services department (ISSD) handle enrollment support for new international undergraduate and postgraduate students, provides visa application advice and services, airport pick up, and post-arrival support such as medical checkup and accommodation arrangement.

As a UniKL student, you can join various clubs and societies based on your interests in each campus, and participate in programmes for new students such as International Welcome Week and International Orientation. We also provide psychological and career counseling on campus and engagement programs throughout the semester to ensure the maximum wellbeing of our international student community.

Universiti Kuala Lumpur Ranking

Universiti Kuala Lumpur (UniKL) is one of the top private universities in Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia. It is ranked #1001-1200 in QS World University Rankings 2024.

  • QS World University Rankings : #1001-1200
  • Asian University Rankings : #351-400
  • Asian University Rankings - South Eastern Asia : #=61

UniKL is ranked 14th among Malaysian universities (1201-1500 in the world) in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Ranking 2023 released on 12 October 2022. UniKL is among the elite group of 20 Malaysian universities ranked in both the THE and QS World University Rankings.

Universiti Kuala Lumpur (UniKL) is a leading university in engineering technology established on 20 August 2002. Wholly owned by Majlis Amanah Rakyat (MARA), an agency under the Ministry of Rural and Regional Development (KKLW), Malaysia, the university is given the mandate to upgrade the status of technical education in Malaysia by the government. As the nation expects more from a technical higher learning institutions, UniKL mould its graduate with strong technological knowledge and astute entrepreneurial skills who would later fulfill the current demand of the industries. UniKL's 14 branch institutes offer various foundation, diploma, undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.

With the concept of ‘One Institute, One Specialisation', UniKL contributes not only to tertiary education but also researches and development for commercialisation purposes. Strategically located all over peninsular Malaysia, UniKL's branch institutes offer various programmes in theirs niche areas of specialisation. At Present, UniKL Boasts a total of 29, 043 students. Since its inception, UniKL has produced 37,210 graduates. Graduates of UniKL have successfully established their careers or become successful entrepreneurs in local and international arena.

Universiti Kuala Lumpur Fees

Universiti Kuala Lumpur International Student Tuition Fees (Per Semester)

UniKL MIIT RM 5,850-8,450 RM 8,800-9,750
UniKL MFI RM 7,450-7,700 RM 8,150-10,150
UniKL BMI RM 7,050 RM 9,750-10,400
UniKL MIAT RM 8,450 RM 10,550 - RM 11,140
UniKL MSI RM 7,050 RM 9,750 - 10,790
UniKL MIMET RM 7,800 - 8,450 RM 8,800 - 10,150
UniKL MICET RM 7,450 RM 9,750 - 10,400
UniKL MESTECH RM 7,350 RM 9,750
UniKL MITEC RM 7,350 RM 9,750 - RM 11,140
UniKL RCMP RM 8,450 - 10,400 RM 15,000 - 44,200
UniKL Business School - RM 7,800 - 8,450
UniKL MIDI - RM 8,150 - 9,750

Local Student Tuition Fees (Per Semester)

UniKL MIIT RM4,500 – RM6,500 RM7,000 – RM7,500
UniKL MFI RM5,400 – RM5,938 RM7,500 – RM7,813
UniKL BMI RM5,400 RM7,500 - RM8,000
UniKL MIAT RM6,500 RM7,500 – RM8,570
UniKL MSI RM5,400 RM7,500
UniKL MIMET RM6,000 – RM6,500 RM7,500 – RM8,000
UniKL MICET RM5,700 RM7,500
UniKL MESTECH RM 5,650 – RM 6625 RM 7,500 – RM 8,000
UniKL MITEC RM5,700 RM7,500 – RM8,570
UniKL RCMP RM6,250 – RM6,500 RM34,000 (Pharmacy – 1 Year)
RM60,000 (MBBS – 1 Year)
UniKL Business School - RM6,000 – RM6,500
UniKL MIDI - RM7,500

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