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|Living cost||? 28,612 per month|
|Student population||Large (More than 10,000)|
Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM) aspires to lead in market oriented academic programmes which are student-focused through experiential learning. The campus is located in Batu Pahat, the southern part of Peninsular Malaysia. The University’s history began on 16 September 1993 with the formation of Pusat Latihan Staf Politeknik (PLSP), which trained experts in various fields of engineering.
Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia was formerly known as Pusat Latihan Staf Politeknik (PLSP). It was established on 16th September 1993. On April 12, 1996 the institution upgraded to Institut Teknologi Tun Hussein Onn (ITTHO) and later on 27th September 2000, ITTHO was awarded a university-college status. On February 1, 2007, the institution received full university status and on March 2, 2007, was changed to Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM).
On 12 April 1996, PLSP was upgraded and known as Institute Teknologi Tun Hussein Onn (ITTHO). Subsequently, through its scientific and technological contributions, ITTHO obtained university status and became Kolej Universiti Teknologi Tun Hussein Onn (KUiTTHO) on 27 September 2000. On 1 February 2007, KUiTTHO was renamed and became Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM).
The University is committed in its quality management services as proven by the MS ISO 9001:2008 certification awarded by SIRIM.
Towards a world-class university in engineering, science, and technology for sustainable development.
UTHM is committed to generating and disseminating knowledge, to meet the needs of the industry and the community and nurturing creative and innovative human capital, based on the tauhidic paradigm.”
The education and training practice in this university focuses on a continuous effort to become the leader in market-oriented academic programmes. These programs are student-focused and are conducted through experiential learning in order to produce well-trained human resources and professionals who are catalysts for sustainable development.
At UTHM, the academic calendar is divided into two semesters. However, tuition fees are calculated per year. For local citizens, tuition fees at UTHM start from 220 USD. International students pay a minimum of 1,000 USD per year. The university has several financial aid programs that help students cover part of the cost of education. On the official website of the university, you can find all the up-to-date information on tuition fees and available scholarships.
When choosing an educational institution, it is important to be aware of additional costs: accommodation, transportation, study materials, meals and personal expenses.
Academic calendar: Semesters
Financial Aid: Yes
UTHM provides several support services for its students. Some of the services offered are as follows:
UTHM provides accommodations, from single room halls to family houses. Every accommodation is situated within Parit Raja town and Batu Pahat district.
At UTHM, the accommodation where students stay is called a "Kolej Kediaman" (KK), or Residential College. The accommodation is divided into two categories, in campus and off campus. Every student who studies there will be provided with campus accommodation.
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