Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman
Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman

Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman


Last Updated: 2020-10-17 11:45:05
Type of Institution
Comprehensive university
Areas of Program
Finance & Economics, Mathematics & Natural Sciences, Communication, Humanities, Law & Social Sciences, Architecture, Construction & Town Planning, Life Sciences, Engineering Science & Technology, Medical & Health, Business Management, Computer & Information Technology, Art & Design, Education, Literature, History & Languages
Year of Establishment
Founded Body/ Founder
UTAR Education Foundation
Ir. Prof. Ewe Hong Tat
Kampar Campus (Perak)(Main Campus), 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 Kampar Campus in Perak and the Sungai Long Campus in Selangor. It houses more than 22,000 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.


Ranked globally in Times Higher Education (THE) and QS World Rankings.
More than 110 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 aboard opportunities with more than 330 universities across the globe.
Impressive 95%-97% graduate employability rate within 6 months of graduation.


# 251-300 in the QS World University Graduate Employability Rankings 2020
# 181 in the QS Asia University Rankings 2020
Awarded Self-accreditation status by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency in 2017
5-Star (Excellent) under the Rating System for Malaysian Higher Education Institutions 2017 (SETARA)
Recognised as the “Premier Digital Tech University” by Malaysian Digital Economy Coporation (MDEC)
Tier 5 (Excellent) in D-SETARA for Engineering
Tier 4 (Very Good) in D-SETARA for Health Sciences
# 501-600 in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2021
# 119 in the Times Higher Education (THE) Asia University Rankings 2020
# 201-300 in the Times Higher Education (THE) University Impact Rankings 2020
# 601-800 in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2020 for Engineering & Tech
# 501+ in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2020 for Business and Economics