UKM today has expanded to twelve well-established faculties, four institutes and nine centres. In addition, UKM has established a private limited holding company known as UKM Holdings, which handles the commercial activity of UKM. UKM encompasses an academic community of 1,798 (181 professors; 326 associate professors; 1051 lecturers and 174 tutors and 66 teachers), supporting staff of more than 7500 and a student population of approximately 26,844. Currently, UKM has about 19,371 undergraduate students, and 7,473 postgraduate students of which 1018 are foreign students from 35 different countries. Since its establishment in 1970 up till 2002, the University has produced more than 104,057 graduates; 93,210 Bachelors, 10,115 Masters and 732 PhDs. UKM, though a brainchild of nationalistic fervour and aspirations, is very international in outlook without sacrificing its cherished culture and values.