Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman
Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman

Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman


Last Updated: 2023-10-02 13:49:41
Type of Institution
Comprehensive university
Areas of Program
Finance & Economics, Mathematics & Natural Sciences, Communication, Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Animal Husbandry, Architecture, Construction & Town Planning, Life Sciences, Engineering Science & Technology, Medical & Health, Business Management, Computer & Information Technology, Art & Design, Education, Literature, History & Languages, Humanities, Law & Social Sciences
Year of Establishment
Founded Body/ Founder
UTAR Education Foundation
Ir. Prof. Dato' Dr. Ewe Hong Tat
UTAR Kampar Campus (Perak)(Main Campus), UTAR Sungai Long Campus (Selangor)
Student Number (local)
Student Number (international)
Number of Teaching Staff


As a leading private university in Malaysia, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) has established itself as an institution delivering excellence in teaching and research. UTAR is a not-for-profit university dedicated to providing affordable quality higher education to students from all over the world.

UTAR ensures the education is wholesome, encompassing the acquisition of knowledge as well as the building of good characters. The academic programmes are high quality and industry-driven with a strong focus on graduates’ employability and soft skill competencies. Our goal is to nurture our graduates who are able to contribute to the society, industry and nation as competent professionals of high integrity.

UTAR has two campuses – the UTAR Kampar Campus in Perak and the UTAR Sungai Long Campus in Selangor. It houses more than 20,000 students from around the world, offering them a dynamic learning experience across its two UTAR campuses. The UTAR Kampar Campus is an award-winning campus based in a beautiful, peaceful location flanked by picturesque mountains and scenic lakes. The Sungai Long Campus is a state-of-the-art, purpose-built facility just outside the vibrant city of Kuala Lumpur.


More than 130 programmes in a wide range of fields of study.
Programmes recognised by MOHE, MQA and over 20 leading professional bodies.
Affordable fees with scholarships and loans available.
Compulsory industrial training for student experiential learning.
Study abroad opportunities with more than 510 universities across the globe.
Impressive 95-97% graduate employability rate within 9 months of graduation according to TalentBank Graduate Employability
Ranked globally in Times Higher Education (THE) and QS World Rankings.


301-400 in the Times Higher Education (THE) University Impact Rankings 2023
86 in the Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings SDG4 Quality Education 2023
301-350 in the Times Higher Education (THE) Asia University Rankings 2023
160 in the QS Asia University Rankings 2024
302 in the QS World University Rankings 2023 Employer Reputation
91 in the World's Most Sustainable University in UI GreenMetric World University Rankings 2022
Top 3 in the Talent Bank Graduate Employability (among private universities in Malaysia)
Awarded Self-accreditation status by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency in 2017
Competitive in SETARA 2022 (Mature University)
Recognised as the “Premier Digital Tech Institution” by Malaysian Digital Economy Coporation (MDEC)
Tier 5 (Excellent) in D-SETARA for Engineering
Tier 4 (Very Good) in D-SETARA for Health Sciences
1001-1200 in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2024
801-1000 in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2023 for Engineering & Tech
501-600 in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2023 for Business & Economics
302 in the QS Employer Reputation Rankings Rankings 2023
Nanyang Education Award 2022
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