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Universiti Kuala Lumpur (UniKL)

  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private


  • FOCUS Comprehensive


Universiti Kuala Lumpur (UniKL) is Malaysia’s leading private university in Higher Technical and Vocational Education and Training (HTVET) established on 20 August 2002 under Majlis Amanah Rakyat (MARA), an agency under the Ministry of Rural and Regional Development (KKLW).

UniKL through its Institute, School, College and Centre offers the following services;

  • Foundations, Diploma, Bachelor Degree, Master Degree, PhD
  • Professional Certificates, Short Courses, Franchise Programme, Customised Programme, E-Learning
  • Education, Business, Technical and Management Consultation Services
  • Research and Development
  • Product Commercialisation

The Vision

UniKL’s desire is to be the leading entrepreneurial technical university by strengthening its global positioning through the centrality of research, innovation, scholarship offerings and to produce towering personality for the university yet implies the importance of the interconnections between creation of knowledge and application of that knowledge to have a positive impact on the world.

Faculty, staff, and students thrive at UniKL because of its best combination of quality and scope, standards as well as its open, collaborative, and innovative culture. The benefits provided by the conducive urban and suburban campuses and programmes that span throughout the nation and beyond also add to its distinctiveness among other higher education providers.

Mission Statement

UniKL shapes its graduates with strong technical knowledge, astute technical and entrepreneurial skills as well as leadership qualities to create towering personalities.

It is to generate graduates who are able to fulfil the demands of the industry and job markets as well as equip them to face the challenges of the 21st century. Today, UniKL boasts more 25,000 students and has produced more than 40,000 graduates who have successfully established their careers or become entrepreneurs in local and international market.

The Student Experience

UniKL places its students as its most valuable assets, hence we provide various interactive courses to ensure our students' development. These programmes are to ensure that students will be equipped with the relevant skills and be market-ready to face the challenging working environment in the future.

The impressive arrays of learning facilities available in UniKL are a testament to UniKL's commitment to excellence. These learning facilities are equipped with the latest technologies to create an environment that replicates the real working world. This is to ensure that our graduates are ready to face the fast-paced and ever-changing working world upon graduation.

Campus Lifestyle

‘Feels Like Home' is how students describe their feelings about their experience at UniKL. UniKL offers a unique combination of high academic standards and prime location with ease of access to the city centre. Our role is to offer quality student-specific services to enable them to succeed intellectually and socially during their college life.

Student Activities

UniKL believes in the holistic approach of creating an all-rounded individual. Student activities and organisations are an important part of a complete university education. Students may participate in the numerous clubs and organisations available at UniKL including social and academic clubs. The clubs and societies in UniKL provide an excellent opportunity for students to explore their creativity and potential, be it in the form of arts or sports.


This institute is rated 3 Stars based on 8 categories.
Specialist Criteria
Asian University Rankings
  • 29.2
    Faculty Student
  • 31.7
    International Faculty
  • 9
    International Students
  • 24.2
    Inbound Exchange
  • 12.5
    Outbound Exchange
  • 25.5
    Citations per Paper
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.

Number of academic faculty staff

In total
With PhD

Number of students

Postgraduate 2%
Undergraduate 98%

Number of international students

Postgraduate 29%
Undergraduate 71%
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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