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Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)

  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) formerly known as Universiti Pertanian Malaysia was founded in 1971 through the merger of Faculty of Agriculture, University Malaya and Agriculture College in Serdang. The first three founder faculties were Faculty of Agriculture, Faculty of Forestry and Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science. UPM maintains its traditional role of education in focussing its tertiary level research on agriculture and its relevant areas. In early 80?s, UPM has expanded its scope by including science and technology into its areas of studies. In 1994, UPM aspired to be the University of the Next Millennium and in line with its vision, the name of Universiti Pertanian Malaysia was changed to Universiti Putra Malaysia by Malaysia?s Prime Minister, Dato? Seri Dr. Mahathir Mohamed on April 3, 1997.This is looked upon as a strategic move in preparing UPM as a versatile, higher learning institution that is in tandem with Malaysia?s dynamic technology.
360
2012
411-420
2013
376
2014
331
2015
39.70
Overall Score
43.5
Academic Reputation
48.1
Faculty Student
44.5
International Faculty
57.2
International Students
51-100
2013
51-100
2014
51-100
2015
51-100
2016
69.6
Academic Reputation
85.1
Employer Reputation
69.7
Citations per Paper
66.8
H-index Citations
295=
2013
161
2014
133
2015
71.60
Overall Score
69
Academic Reputation
71.7
Employer Reputation
75.3
Citations per Paper
74.7
H-index Citations
72
2013
76
2014
66
2015
38
2016
49
2016
Asian University Rankings
67.80
Overall Score
71.6
Academic Reputation
57.9
Employer Reputation
71.9
Faculty Student
87.1
Faculty Staff with PhD
50
Papers per Faculty
72
2013
76
2014
66
2015
38
2016
49
2016
Top 50 under 50 and Next 50 under 50
39.70
Overall Score
53
Establishment Year
39.7
WUR Overall
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
2,363
International
406
With PhD
1,882

Number of students

21,497
Postgraduate 44%
Undergraduate 56%

Number of international students

4,686
Postgraduate 89%
Undergraduate 11%
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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