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Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM)

  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

The Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) campus is situated in Sintok, 48 km to the north of Alor Star and 10 km to the east of Changlun, a small town situated along the North-South Highway. The 1,061 hectare campus, which was originally a tin mining area, is surrounded by beautiful scenery, lush tropical forests and mountains. In addition, two rivers flow inside the campus, the Sintok and Badak rivers, creating a most pleasant and serene environment. UUM has one of the most beautiful and modern campuses in the northern region. The RM580 million campus started its operations on 15 September 1990 and officially declared open by His Royal Highness the Royal Chancellor of UUM on 17 February 2004. The main buildings, the Sultanah Bahiyah Library, the Sultan Badlishah Mosque, the Muadzam Shah Hall, the Tan Sri Othman Hall, the Sports Complex, the University Mall, the Students Residential Halls and the University Inn. UUM ensures accommodation for all its students. To cater to the housing needs of its ever growing student population, UUM has 15 student residential halls that can accommodate approximately 20,000 students. The residential halls are named mostly after national corporations and conglomerates such as MAS, TENAGA NATIONAL, TRADEWINDS, PETRONAS,...
701+
2015
31.9
International Faculty
51.1
International Students
151-200
2015
151-200
2016
60.7
Academic Reputation
65.4
Employer Reputation
61
Citations per Paper
62.9
H-index Citations
364
2014
336
2015
59.40
Overall Score
63.7
Academic Reputation
64.8
Employer Reputation
39.7
Citations per Paper
40.9
H-index Citations
201-250
2013
201-250
2014
191-200
2015
Asian University Rankings
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
1,095
International
133

Number of students

14,703
Postgraduate 27%
Undergraduate 73%

Number of international students

2,296
Postgraduate 68%
Undergraduate 32%
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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