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Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)

  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) is the second oldest university in Malaysia and one of the leading universities in the country. Its main thrust in the development of higher education are in the fields of Natural Sciences, Applied Sciences, Medical and Health Sciences, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Building Sciences & Technology, Social Sciences, Humanities and Education. USM is the only APEX University in Malaysia, a special status accorded by the Ministry of Higher Education. The APEX (Accelerated Programme for Excellence) agenda among others is to propel the university to be one of the best institutions of higher learning in the world. USM is also the premium Research Intensive University in the country and has adopted an innovative approach to higher education, departing from the traditional faculty system to the broad-based school system. A university that champions sustainability issues, USM has 26 schools, offering undergraduate and postgraduate education and research based studies to both local and international students. Another 17 Centres of Excellence (CoE) and 2 Higher Institution Centres of Excellence (HICoE) also offer research and innovation opportunities to prospective researchers, as well as to provide for the development, application and the dissemination of knowledge. USM has 4 campuses, with the main campus is...
326
2012
355=
2013
309
2014
289
2015
43.40
Overall Score
50.2
Academic Reputation
41.1
Employer Reputation
44.3
Faculty Student
38
2013
51-100
2014
51-100
2015
46
2016
75.40
Overall Score
68
Academic Reputation
84.8
Employer Reputation
79.4
Citations per Paper
72.6
H-index Citations
169=
2013
122
2014
85
2015
75.90
Overall Score
72.6
Academic Reputation
75.9
Employer Reputation
78.9
Citations per Paper
82
H-index Citations
61
2013
57=
2014
49
2015
26
2016
51
2016
Asian University Rankings
66.70
Overall Score
78.2
Academic Reputation
68.2
Employer Reputation
59.8
Faculty Student
57.7
Faculty Staff with PhD
58.5
Papers per Faculty
57.1
Citations per Paper
61
2013
57=
2014
49
2015
26
2016
51
2016
Top 50 under 50 and Next 50 under 50
43.40
Overall Score
72
Establishment Year
43.4
WUR Overall
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
2,206
International
234
With PhD
1,421

Number of students

24,375
Postgraduate 29%
Undergraduate 71%

Number of international students

2,574
Postgraduate 75%
Undergraduate 25%
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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