Most Affodable universities in Malaysa

Most Affordable Universities in Malaysia

When you look at the cost of living [link to Cost of Living in Malaysia article] and study cost [link to Study Cost in Malaysia article], you find that Malaysia is among the more affordable places for students still seeking high-quality education in the world. However, there is still a variation in tuition fees between universities in the country.

For those with a focus on finances and budgeting, Malaysia is one of the best options for you. Its currency is approximately one-quarter of 1 US Dollar. But, if you’re still unconvinced, take a look at this list of 10 of the most affordable universities in Malaysia.

  1. Universiti Malaysia Sarawak

Annual Tuition: MR 7210

Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS) was officially incorporated in 1992. UNIMAS is Malaysia's eighth public university, established just after the declaration of Vision 2020. Recently, UNIMAS has been ranked at 165th in Asian University Rankings 2011 by QS World University Rankings, consisting of nine Faculties, three Institutes and seven Centers.

  1. (tie) University UTARA Malaysia

Annual Tuition: MR 9550

Located in Sintok, Kedah, University UTARA Malaysia was established in 1984 under the Universiti UTARA Malaysia 1984 Order and welcomes 20,000 students to its campus annually. The university is known as a management university and ranked 701 in the QS World University Rankings.

  1. (tie) International Islamic University Malaysia

Annual Tuition: MR 9550

With almost 40,000 students on its campus every year, the International Islamic University Malaysia is one of the largest universities in the country. A public university in Malaysia with its main campus is in Gombak, IIUM has two city campuses in Kuala Lumpur and will be opening a new campus in Bandar Universiti Pagoh.

  1. Universiti Malaya

Annual Tuition: MR 10,930

With its roots in Singapore, Universiti Malaya is a public research university located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It is the oldest and most esteemed university in the country, currently divided into 12 faculties, 2 academies and 3 Centers. It sees over 27,000 students walks its campus each year, and ranks at the 114th place in the world, 27th place in Asia, 3rd in Southeast Asia, and the top-ranked learning institution in Malaysia.

  1. Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

Annual Tuition: MR 11,450

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia is a public research university with a large focus on engineering, science, and technology. Based in Kuala Lumpur and Johor Bahru, the school is home to over 21,000 students, 56% of whom are postgraduate candidates. It also welcomes 5,000 international students – the highest of any research university in the country.

  1. Lincoln University College

Annual Tuition: MR 12,300

Founded in the year in 2002 as Lincoln College, in 2011 Lincoln College was upgraded to Lincoln University College. It is a private institution situated in the cosmopolitan town of Petaling Jaya, close to the capital city, Kuala Lumpur. With 12 faculties, the university collaborates with a wide variety of international universities.

  1. Universiti Putra Malaysia

Annual Tuition: MR 12,725

Over 25,000 students attend Universiti Putra Malaysia annually, many with a focus on agriculture. It is recognized as one of Malaysia's leading research universities offering undergraduate and postgraduate courses, with special emphases on agricultural sciences and its related fields. Founded in 1931, UPM's main campus is in central Peninsular Malaysia, close to Kuala Lumpur.

  1. Tunku Abdul Rahman University – UTAR

Annual Tuition: MR 18,875

Tunku Abdul Rahman University – UTAR is a top-rated private university, ranked top 120 in Times Higher Education Asia University Rankings 2017. The university, which is home to more than 26,000 students each year, consists of nine faculties, three institutes, three centers and 28 research centers.

  1. UCSI University

Annual Tuition: MR 19,850

UCSI University is a multi-campus private university established in 1986. UCSI graduates have been consistently selected for high impact research programs at Harvard Medical School, Imperial College London, Tsinghua University, and the University of British Columbia, among others.

  1. Multimedia University

Annual Tuition: MR 22,185

Multimedia University is a private university with three campuses, located in Melaka, Cyberjaya, and Iskandar Puteri, which also host 9 faculties and 19 research centers. With nearly 21,000 students, the university witnesses the highest enrollment of local students, excellence in R&D, and the highest number of accredited courses in Malaysia.