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Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM)

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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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
701+
2016
  • 54.9
    International Faculty
  • 55
    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
2014
191-200
2015
=137
2016
Asian University Rankings
  • 39.10
    Overall Score
  • 31.5
    Academic Reputation
  • 41.9
    Employer Reputation
  • 44.3
    Faculty Student
  • 69.5
    Faculty Staff with PhD
  • 85.9
    International Faculty
  • 91.8
    International Students
  • 64
    Inbound Exchange
  • 48.6
    Outbound Exchange
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
1,137
International
292

Number of students

15,100
Postgraduate 30%
Undergraduate 70%

Number of international students

2,657
Postgraduate 62%
Undergraduate 38%
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.