The Asia Pacific University of Technology and Innovation (colloquially known as APU) is a private university in Malaysia. It was formed in 1993 as the Asia Pacific Institute of Information Technology (APIIT) and was renamed in 2004 after being granted University College status to Asia Pacific University College of Technology and Innovation (UCTI). It has produced more than 40,000 graduates under APIIT with association of Staffordshire University. 51% of its shares are owned by Ekuiti Nasional Berhad.

APU was announced as among the Highest Rated Emerging Universities in Malaysia, being rated 5-STAR (EXCELLENT Rating) under the latest SETARA Ratings by the Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE). APU has maintained this Excellent Rating consecutively in the SETARA 2011, 2013, 2017 as well as in the latest ratings announced on 18th Dec 2020. The SETARA ratings system measures the performance of teaching and learning in universities in Malaysia.


APU is ranked among the Top 10 Private Universities in the latest QS Asia University Rankings 2021. APU is Ranked No.1 for International Students, No.1 for Inbound Exchange, and is amongst the Top 50 Universities for International Faculty. APU ranks among the Top 350 Universities in the QS Asia University Rankings 2021.

Under the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) 2017 Ratings, APU was awarded 5-Stars in 4 categories of the QS Stars Ratings – Teaching, Employability, Facilities and Inclusiveness.


Campus is well-situated in a high-technology park environment, and is equipped to enable every student to get the most out of your study experience at APU.

  • Auditoriums, Classrooms & Library
  • Engineering Labs & IT Labs
  • Green Screen, Advertising, Design & Drawing Studios
  • Computer Games Development , Animation & VFX Studios
  • Accomodation


The Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU) and Asia Pacific Institute of Technology (APIIT) are conveniently located along the KL-Seremban highway less than 16km from the iconic Petronas Twin Towers (KLCC).



The APU on-campus accommodations are now operational at the APU New Campus premises. You will have access to APU's campus facilities such as Lifestyle @ Modesto's, laundrette, convenience store and a 24-hour security coverage within the campus. Students staying in the on-campus accommodation will have options to single rooms, twin-sharing or shared apartment and have access to the common pantry at each floor.


APU provides fully-managed accommodation at a number of apartment buildings close to the campus, including Endah Promenade and Fortune Park Condominiums. You will have access to condominium facilities such as cafeteria, swimming pool, laundrette, convenience stores and a 24-hour security coverage. Students staying in the apartments where they occupy rooms on single, twin or triple sharing basis and have access to kitchen facilities and common area. Each apartment has 3 to 6 bedrooms with a living room.

Average Tuition Fee

The average cost of tuition at Asia Pacific University of Technology and Innovation is between $3500 - $25,000.

Living Expenses

The cost of living at Asia Pacific University of Technology and Innovation is between $250 - $850.


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