A University by the People for the People

UTAR is a leading not-for-profit private university in Malaysia that provides our learning communities with an affordable, high-quality education as well as an enriching university experience. We are dedicated to ensuring that our graduates have a strong foundation in their fields, are relevant in today's world, and are well-received by industry.

Rankings and Recognitions

Ranked 1001-1200 in Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2022

Ranked 201-300 in Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings 2022

5-Star (Very Competitive) in SETARA 2018/2019 Rating System for Malaysian Higher Education

Ranked 351-400 in Times Higher Education (THE) Asia University Rankings 2022

Awarded Self-Accreditation Status by Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA)

Ranked 111-120 in Times Higher Education (THE) Asia-Pasific Rankings 2019

Ranked #800-1000 in QS World University Rankings 2023

Tier 5 (Excellent) in D-SETARA for Engineering

Voted Top 3 in Graduate Employability (among private universities in Malaysia)