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Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)

Universiti Sains Malaysia Nibong Tebal,
Malaysia View map
Malaysia
#142
Public
Very High
17,295
2,333
3,385

Postgraduate Overview

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 located in the tropical island of Penang, just a few kilometres outside the World Heritage Site of George Town. The Health Campus in Kubang Kerian, located in the east coast state of Kelantan, focuses on health and medical studies while the Engineering Campus, offers various engineering courses. The Advanced Medical and Dental Institute offers services and researches in Medical and Dental Sciences. For further information, please visit www.usm.my.

University Highlights

Total students - 17,295

40%
60%

International students - 3,385

30%
70%

Total faculty staff - 2,333

381
1952

Total students - 17,295

40%
60%

International students - 3,385

30%
70%

Total faculty staff - 2,333

1952
381
2020
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