Award winning UTAR campus in Kampar, Perak

Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR)

A University by the People for the People

As a leading private university in Malaysia, UTAR has always had a solid foundation, a strong sense of community, and a reputation for academic and research excellence. The University is expanding its regional footprint and international profile.

Quick Facts

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2 campuses, 3.7 million square feet of built-up area, the equivalent of 275 Olympic-size swimming pools 

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80 student club and societies

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130+ programmes from foundation studies, undergraduate and postgraduate programmes

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510+ memoranda signed with industry partners and universities from 30 economies for collaborative activities

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308,800+ of books and 6.3 millions+ volume of eBook, eJournals and online database in libraries (including theses and dissertations) 

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2,000+ academic and administrative staff 

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100+ external examiners from 19 economies

140+ industry advisors

21,000+ students from over 39 economies

79,000+ alumni since 2005

Around 95% graduate employability rate (within 9 months after graduation as at 2021) 

9 endowed chairs in key research areas

80+ international and national awards received by students in 2021

Rankings and Recognitions


Ranked 1001-1200 in Times Higher Education (THE) World University
Rankings 2023  


Ranked 201-300 in Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings 2022     

Sustainable Development Goals


Ranked 351-400 in Times Higher Education (THE) Asia University Rankings 2022      

Ranked 351-400 in Times Higher Education (THE) Young University Rankings 2022

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

Ranked #800-1000 in QS World University Rankings 2023  
Ranked #174 in QS Asia University Rankings 2023  

Ranked #302 in QS Employer Reputation Rankings 2023

Ranked #401-450 in QS Sustainability Rankings 2023

Ranked #451-500 in:

- Business and Management

- Engineering: Electrical and Electronic

Ranked #1835 in Best Global Universities (BGU) Rankings 2022-2023

Ranked #716 in Best Global Universities (BGU) Asia Rankings 2022-2023

Ranked #13 in Best Global Universities (BGU) Malaysia Rankings 2022-2023

Ranked #889 in Best Global Universities (BGU) by Subject Rankings 2022-2023

-Engineering

5-Star (Very Competitive) in SETARA 2018/2019 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)
Voted #2 in Graduate Employability (among private universities in Malaysia)

Malaysia's 100 Leading Graduate Employers 2021 Award
2nd Runner Up in Education Sector

Nanyang Education Award 2022

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




Premier Digital Tech University
awarded by the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC)
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  

The Association of Commonwealth University (ACU)

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