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List of Universities Offering Bachelors Degree Courses in Malaysia

Universities in Malaysia which offer higher education undergraduate degree programmes can be divided into 4 major categories namely public universities,  private universities, private university colleges and foreign branch campuses. 

20 Public Universities

  1. Universiti Malaya (UM) 
  2. Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
  3. Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)
  4. Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
  5. Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM)
  6. Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)
  7. Universiti Islam Antarabangsa Malaysia (UIAM)
  8. Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM)
  9. Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS)
  10. Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS)
  11. Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (UPSI)
  12. Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM)
  13. Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT)
  14. Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM)
  15. Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka (UTeM)
  16. Universiti Malaysia Pahang (UMP)
  17. Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP)
  18. Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin (UniSZA)
  19. Universiti Malaysia Kelantan (UMK)
  20. Universiti Pertahanan Nasional Malaysia, (UPNM)
Public universities can be divided into 5 research, 3 broad based and 12 specialised universities. 5 public universities which are research universities are: UM. UPM, UKM, USM and UTM. USM is the apex university. 

List of Private Universities in Malaysia

Multimedia University (MMU), Cyberjaya / Melaka 
Established in 1997 
Campuses: Cyberjaya and Melaka branch campus

Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN), Putrajaya / Pahang 
Established in 1999 
Campuses: Kajang campus and Bandar Muadzam Shah branch campus

Universiti Tun Abdul Razak (UniRAZAK), Selangor
Established in 1999 

Universiti Teknologi Petronas (UTP), Selangor
Established in 1999 

International Medical University (IMU),Kuala Lumpur 
Established in 1999
 
Universiti Selangor (UNISEL), Selangor 
Established in 2000 
Campuses: Shah Alam campus and Bestari Jaya campus

Open University Malaysia (OUM), Kuala Lumpur
Established in 2000 

Malaysia University of Science & Technology (MUST), Selangor 
Established in 2000 

AIMST University, Kedah
Established in 2001
Campuses: Sg. Petani campus and Bedong campus

Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR), Kuala Lumpur / Selangor / Perak
Established in 2002
Campuses: Kuala Lumpur campus, Petaling Jaya campus, Bandar Sungai
Long campus in Cheras and Perak campus
 
Universiti Kuala Lumpur (UniKL), Kuala Lumpur(main campus)
Established in 2001
Campuses: 11 campuses located in Kuala Lumpur and around the nation

Wawasan Open University, Penang 
Established in 2006 

Albukhary International University, Kedah 
Established in 2006 

Al-Madinah International University (MEDIU), Selangor 
Established in 2006 

International Centre for Education in Islamic Finance (INCEIF), KL
Established in 2006

Limkokwing University of Creative Technology (LUCT), Putrajaya
Status: Upgraded to university college in 2003, and upgraded to full university status in 2007

Management and Science University (MSU)
Established in 2001 and upgraded to full university in 2007
 
Asia e University (AeU), Kuala Lumpur 
Established in 2007
 
UCSI University, Kuala Lumpur 
Status: Upgraded to university college in 2003 and upgraded to full university status in 2008
Campuses: Kuala Lumpur campus, Terengganu campus and Sarawak campus

Quest International University Perak
Established in 2009

INTI International University (IIU), Negeri Sembilan
Status: Upgraded to university college in 2006 and upgraded to full
university status in 2010

Taylors University, Selangor
Status: Upgraded to university college in 2006 and upgraded to full
university status in 2010

Sunway University, Selangor
Status: Upgraded to university college in 2004 and upgraded to
full university status in 2011

Manipal International University, Nilai
Established in 2010 

Perdana University, Selangor 
Established in 2011 

HELP University, Kuala Lumpur
Status: Upgraded to university college in 2004 and upgraded to full
university status in 2011

UNITAR International University , Selangor 
Established in 2011

Raffles University Iskandar (RUI), Johor Selangor 
Established in 2011

Malaysia Institute of Supply Chain Innovation (MISI) 
Established in 2011


Nilai University, Negeri Sembilan
Status: Upgraded in 2007 and upgraded to full university status in 2012

SEGi University, Selangor
Status: Upgraded in 2008 and upgraded to full university status in 2012
Asia Pacific University of Technology and Innovation (APU), Kuala Lumpur
Status: Upgraded in 2004 and upgraded to full university status in 2012

Binary University of Management and Entrepreneurship, Selangor
Status: Upgraded in 2004 and upgraded to full university status in 2012

Infrastructure University Kuala Lumpur (IUKL), Selangor
Status: Upgraded in 2003 and upgraded to full university status in 2012
Asia Metropolitan University, Selangor
Status: upgraded in 2008 and upgraded to full university status in 2012

Putra Business School, established in 2012

Global NXT University, established in 2012

MAHSA University, Selangor
Status: Upgraded in 2009 and further upgraded to full university status in
2013

International University of Malaya-Wales
Established in 2013 

University Malaysia of Computer Science and Engineering 
Established in 2013

List of Private University-colleges

24 University-colleges

International University College of Technology Twintech (IUCTT), Kuala
Lumpur /Kelantan/Sabah
Status: Upgraded in 2003 
Campuses : Kuala Lumpur campus, Sabah campus, and Kelantan campus

Selangor International Islamic University College (SIUC), Selangor
Status: Upgraded in 2004

Cyberjaya University College of Medical Sciences (CUCMS), Selangor
Established in 2005 

INSANNIAH University College, Kedah, 
Status: upgraded in 2006
Campuses: Alor Star, Baling, Kedah 

Kuala Lumpur Metropolitan University College (KLMUC) , Kuala Lumpur
Status: Upgraded in 2007

TATI University College, Terengganu
Status: Upgraded in 2007 

Berjaya University College of Hospitality, Kuala Lumpur
Established in 2007

International University College of Arts and Science, Selangor
Established in 2008

Masterskill University College of Health Sciences, Johor
Status: Upgraded in 2009 

Melaka Islamic University College, Melaka
Status: Upgraded in 2009 

City University College of Science and Technology, Selangor
Status: Upgraded in 2010 

Linton University College, Negeri Sembilan
Status: Upgraded in 2010

KDU University College, Selangor
Status: Upgraded in 2010 

Allianze University College of Medical Sciences, Kedah
Upgraded in 2011

Shahputra University College, Penang
Status: Upgraded in 2011 

KPJ Healthcare University College, Negeri Sembilan
Status: Upgraded in 2011 

Lincoln University College, Selangor
Status: Upgraded in 2011 

Southern University College, Johor
Status: Upgraded in 2012
Bestari University College, Terengganu
Established in 2012 

Kolej Universiti Islam Sultan Azlan Shah, Perak 
Established in 2012

Vinayaka Mission International University College, Penang 
Established in 2013

University College of Technology Sarawak, Sarawak
Established in 2013

Tunku Abdul Rahman University College, Kuala Lumpur
Status: Upgraded in 2013
Campuses: KL, Penang, Johor, Perak 

Islamic University College of Science & Technology, Kelantan
Established in 2013

List of Foreign University Branch Campuses in Malaysia

8 Foreign University Branch Campuses


Monash University Malaysia,
Selangor
Australia

Curtin University, Sarawak Malaysia
Sarawak
Australia

The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus,
Kuala Lumpur
United Kingdom

Swinburne University of Technology, Sarawak Campus
Sarawak
Australia

Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia
Johor
United Kingdom

University of Southampton Malaysia Campus
Johor
United Kingdom
Heriot-Watt University Malaysia
Putrajaya
United Kingdom

University of Reading Malaysia
Johor
United Kingdom

Conclusion

Public and private universities as well as foreign branch campuses offer bachelor’s degree courses in Malaysia. World class education, quality lectures and low cost of education distinguish Malaysia from other educational destinations. It is one of the most preferred educational destinations in Malaysia.
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