The University of Malaya (UM) is a public research university. It is the oldest and highest ranking Malaysian institution of higher education according to two international ranking agencies.The university has graduated four prime ministers of Malaysia, and other political, business, and cultural figures of national prominence.


UM is the highest ranking Malaysian institution of higher education according to two international ranking agencies.UM ranked as #65in QS Global World Rankings 2022 and it was ranked #9 among asian universities and the 1st best university in Malaysia.


  • Smart Classrooms & Multi-Purpose Hall
  • Library & Gym
  • Accomodation
  • Food Court & Catering Services


UM has Only one Campus and it is located in: Kuala Lumpur,Malaysia..


University Malaya provides both on and off campus accommodation.

On Campus: There are 13 residential colleges which provide on campus accommodation to UM students including international students under UM Student Exchange Programme. These residential colleges can accommodate more than 11,000 students. Some residential colleges provide food and accommodation for students at RM4.50 to RM12 per student per day. The others offer only accommodation at RM150 to RM360 per student per month. It depends on the halls chosen by students.

On Campus Facilities: Game courts,Reading rooms,Grocery shops,Cyber cafes,Computer labs

Off-campus accommodation:

  • Students can choose either international house (for international students) or private house for rent.
  • Rental rate: RM800 - RM3000 per month.
  • International house - located 2 km away from University Malaya main campus and there is shuttle bus provided by the university.
  • Private house for rent
Average Tuition Fee

The Average cost of Tuition at Universiti Malaya is $40,000 for the Whole Programme.

Living Expenses

The Average cost of living ranges between $300 - $800 per month.


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