Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman

Key Facts


2 campuses, 3.7 million sq st of built up area and 1,300 acre of land

15 academic faculties/ centres/ instituties

32 research centres


75 student club and societies

110+ foundation studies, undergraduate and postgraduate programmes

330+ memoranda signed with industry partners and universities from 27 economies

293,000 + volumes of books, e-books, publications and numerous online databases resources

2,000+ academic and administrative staffs 

80+ external examiners from around the world

120+ industry advisors

24,000+ students from 39 economies

61,000+ alumni since 2005

95% graduate employability rate            (6 months upon graduation) 

22% research grants from industry and overseas

100+ international and national awards received by student in 2018

Rankings and Recognitions 

Ranked 2nd in Times Higher Education (THE) in Malaysia World 
University Rankings 2020  

Ranked 501-600 in Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2020  

Ranked 111-120 in Times Higher Education (THE) Asia-Pasific Rankings 2019     

Ranked 111 in Times Higher Education (THE) Asia University Rankings 2019      

Ranked 101-200 in Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings 2019     

Sustainable Development Goals

Ranked #251-300 in QS Graduate Employability Rankings

Ranked #=188 in QS Asia University Rankings 2019  

Ranked #451-500 in:

- Business and Management

- Engineering: Electrical and


Tier 5 (Excellent) in SETARA’17 Rating System for Malaysian Higher Education    

Tier 5 (Excellent) in D-SETARA for Engineering    

Tier 4 (Very Good) in D-SETARA for Health Sciences  

Awarded Self-Accreditation Status by Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA)

Sin Chew Education Awards
Outstanding Educational Institution 2018/19 Private Universities/ Colleges Category

Premier Digital Tech University

The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International 

Asia-Pacific University Community Engagement Network 

The Alliance on Business Education and Scholarship for Tomorrow, a 21st century organisation  

ACU- The Association of Commonwealth University