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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.

This institute is rated 4 Stars based on 8 categories.
Research
Employability
Teaching
Facilities
Internationalization
Specialist Criteria
Arts & Culture
Inclusiveness
701+
2016
701+
2017
701-750
2018
  • 28.4
    Faculty Student
  • 32.5
    International Faculty
  • 59.7
    International Students
151-200
2015
151-200
2016
151-200
2017
  • 56.1
    Academic Reputation
  • 55.7
    Citations per Paper
  • 62.3
    Employer Reputation
  • 52.5
    H-index Citations
191-200
2015
=137
2016
101-150
2018
Top 50 under 50 and Next 50 under 50
  • 1984
    Establishment Year
  • 701-750
    WUR Overall
191-200
2015
=137
2016
101-150
2018
Asian University Rankings
  • 39.1
    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
1,106
International
136

Number of students

13,594
Postgraduate 21%
Undergraduate 79%

Number of international students

2,641
Postgraduate 57%
Undergraduate 43%
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