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Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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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...
309
2014
289
2015
=330
2016
  • 34.60
    Overall Score
  • 40.3
    Academic Reputation
  • 34.7
    Employer Reputation
  • 36.8
    Faculty Student
  • 25.9
    Citations per Faculty
  • 23.4
    International Faculty
  • 25.8
    International Students
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
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
=57
2014
49
2015
26
2015
=51
2016
33
2016
201+
2016
Graduate Employability Ranking
  • 85.4
    Graduate Employment Rate
=57
2014
49
2015
26
2015
=51
2016
33
2016
201+
2016
Top 50 under 50 and Next 50 under 50
  • 34.60
    Overall Score
  • 1969
    Establishment Year
  • 330
    WUR Overall
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
2,206
International
234

Number of students

24,375
Postgraduate 29%
Undergraduate 71%

Number of international students

2,574
Postgraduate 75%
Undergraduate 25%
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.