Universities in Malaysia
- Rankings & Reviews -

55 out of 70
  • Universities in Malaysia
  • Ranked in at least one ranking
25
  • Different Rankings list
  • Universities in Malaysia
  • (20 institution and 5 subject rankings)
15
  • Global Rankings rank
  • Universities in Malaysia
  • Among TOP 200

For business studies see our separate ranking of business schools in Malaysia

Latest ranking updates related to universities in Malaysia
  • 19 Jan, 2022: Publication of THE World’s Most International Universities - Times Higher Education. University of Malaya ranked #65.
  • 15 Dec, 2021: New edition of URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance. 6 universities in Malaysia ranked.
  • 24 Nov, 2021: THE Times Higher Education, UK published most recent results of THE Global University Employability Ranking - Times Higher Education. Includes 2 universities from Malaysia.
  • 02 Nov, 2021: Publication of QS University Rankings: Asia. University of Malaya with highest ranking among universities in Malaysia ranked #8.

Highest subject rankings of universities in Malaysia

Technology
#19 
University of Malaya
Architecture
#31 
University of Malaya
Chemical Engineering
#33 
University of Malaya
Theology, Divinity & Religious Studies
#33 
International Islamic University Malaysia
Agricultural Sciences
#33 
Putra Malaysia University
English Language & Literature
#62 
University of Malaya
Pharmacy & Pharmacology
#75 
University Sains Malaysia (USM)
Environmental Sciences
#89 
University of Malaya
Education
#94 
University of Malaya
Communication & Media Studies
#101 
The National University of Malaysia

Rankings of universities in Malaysia 2022

#1

University of Malaya

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (607 reviews)
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  • #1 
  • #301 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #1 
  • #65 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2021]
  • #1 
  • #201 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#2

Putra Malaysia University

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (920 reviews)
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  • #6 
  • #601 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #2 
  • #143 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2021]
  • #2 
  • #307 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#3

University of Technology Malaysia

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (3834 reviews)
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  • #3 
  • #601 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #5 
  • #191 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2021]
  • #4 
  • #348 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]



#4

The National University of Malaysia

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (57 reviews)
  • #5 
  • #601 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #3 
  • #144 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2021]
  • #5 
  • #364 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#5

Petronas Technology University

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (388 reviews)
  • #2 
  • #501 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #8 
  • #414 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2021]
  • #9 
  • #503 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#6

Northern University of Malaysia

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (625 reviews)
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  • #4 
  • #601 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #9 
  • #511 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2021]
  • #25 
  • #588 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#7

University of Science, Malaysia

Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (13 reviews)
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  • #7 
  • #601 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #3 
  • #340 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #3 
  • #525 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 25 October, 2021]


#8

Tenaga National University

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (388 reviews)
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  • #9 
  • #801 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #14 
  • #751 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2021]
  • #19 
  • #569 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#9

MARA University of Technology

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (829 reviews)
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  • #13 
  • #1201 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #13 
  • #651 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2021]
  • #7 
  • #489 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#10

Tunku Abdul Rahman University

Student satisfaction: 4.1 / 5.0 (163 reviews)
  • #11 
  • #1001 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #18 
  • #801 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2021]
  • #4 
  • #201 
QS Employability Rankings
[Published 23 September, 2021]


#11

University of Malaysia, Perlis

Student satisfaction: 4.8 / 5.0 (109 reviews)
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  • #10 
  • #1001 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #17 
  • #801 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2021]
  • #13 
  • #541 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#12

UCSI University

Student satisfaction: 3.2 / 5.0 (425 reviews)
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  • #7 
  • #347 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2021]
  • #20 
  • #569 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #3 
  • #201 
QS Employability Rankings
[Published 23 September, 2021]

#13

University Sains Malaysia (USM)

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (335 reviews)
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  • #4 
  • #147 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2021]
  • #9 
  • #301 
QS Employability Rankings
[Published 23 September, 2021]
  • #9 
  • #2946 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 10 June, 2021]


#14

University of Kuala Lumpur

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (195 reviews)
  • #16 
  • #1201 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #15 
  • #801 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2021]
  • #24 
  • #586 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#15

Sultan Idris University of Education

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (89 reviews)
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  • #8 
  • #801 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #27 
  • #590 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #5 
  • #101 
THE Emerging Economies University Ranking - Times Higher Education
[Published 19 October, 2021]


#16

University of Malaysia, Terengganu

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (29 reviews)
  • #14 
  • #1201 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #21 
  • #1001 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2021]
  • #26 
  • #588 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#17

Taylor's University

Student satisfaction: 3.9 / 5.0 (403 reviews)
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  • #6 
  • #332 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2021]
  • #2 
  • #191 
QS Employability Rankings
[Published 23 September, 2021]
  • #17 
  • #4324 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 10 June, 2021]


#18

Multimedia University

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  • #18 
  • #1201 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #22 
  • #1001 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2021]
  • #23 
  • #585 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#19

University of Malaysia, Sarawak

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (971 reviews)
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  • #17 
  • #1201 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #20 
  • #1001 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2021]
  • #18 
  • #568 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#20

Sunway University

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (401 reviews)
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  • #12 
  • #651 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2021]
  • #15 
  • #555 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #11 
  • #121 
QS University Rankings: Asia
[Published 02 November, 2021]

#21

University of Malaysia, Pahang

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (259 reviews)
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  • #16 
  • #801 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2021]
  • #6 
  • #487 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #7 
  • #301 
QS Employability Rankings
[Published 23 September, 2021]


#22

Technical University of Malaysia, Melaka

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (323 reviews)
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  • #12 
  • #1201 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #16 
  • #558 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #12 
  • #3212 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 10 June, 2021]


#23

Tun Hussein Onn University of Malaysia

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (611 reviews)
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  • #15 
  • #1201 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #12 
  • #530 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #14 
  • #401 
THE Emerging Economies University Ranking - Times Higher Education
[Published 19 October, 2021]


#24

Management and Science University

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (527 reviews)
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  • #10 
  • #601 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2021]
  • #5 
  • #301 
QS Employability Rankings
[Published 23 September, 2021]
  • #15 
  • #147 
QS University Rankings: Asia
[Published 02 November, 2021]


#25

University of Malaysia Sabah

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (552 reviews)
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  • #19 
  • #1001 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2021]
  • #14 
  • #543 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #11 
  • #3141 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 10 June, 2021]


#26

International Islamic University Malaysia

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (1038 reviews)
  • #11 
  • #651 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2021]
  • #18 
  • #4332 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 10 June, 2021]
  • #12 
  • #123 
QS University Rankings: Asia
[Published 02 November, 2021]


#27

International Islamic University Malaysia

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (1092 reviews)
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  • #8 
  • #496 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #7 
  • #970 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 25 October, 2021]
  • #6 
  • #1527 
CWUR Center for World University Rankings
[Published 26 April, 2021]


#28

AIMST University

Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (167 reviews)
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  • #21 
  • #574 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #10 
  • #3072 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 10 June, 2021]
  • #27 
  • #351 
QS University Rankings: Asia
[Published 02 November, 2021]

#29

SEGi University

Student satisfaction: 3.8 / 5.0 (251 reviews)
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  • #28 
  • #593 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #25 
  • #291 
QS University Rankings: Asia
[Published 02 November, 2021]
  • #32 
  • #3614 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#30

Asia Pacific University of Technology and Innovation

Student satisfaction: 4.1 / 5.0 (512 reviews)
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  • #35 
  • #633 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #24 
  • #271 
QS University Rankings: Asia
[Published 02 November, 2021]
  • #36 
  • #3984 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#31

INTI International University

Student satisfaction: 3.7 / 5.0 (157 reviews)
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  • #31 
  • #612 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #29 
  • #351 
QS University Rankings: Asia
[Published 02 November, 2021]
  • #34 
  • #3822 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#32

Islamic Science University of Malaysia

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (483 reviews)
  • #33 
  • #616 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #14 
  • #4144 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 10 June, 2021]
  • #32 
  • #501 
QS University Rankings: Asia
[Published 02 November, 2021]

#33

University of Malaysia, Kelantan

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (136 reviews)
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  • #30 
  • #608 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #34 
  • #551 
QS University Rankings: Asia
[Published 02 November, 2021]
  • #28 
  • #2990 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#34

International Medical University

Student satisfaction: 4.0 / 5.0 (392 reviews)
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  • #10 
  • #509 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #15 
  • #4289 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 10 June, 2021]
  • #22 
  • #2063 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]


#35

University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (335 reviews)
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  • #11 
  • #527 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #15 
  • #1652 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]


#36

University Tunku Abdul Rahman

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (142 reviews)
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  • #17 
  • #565 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]

#37

Sultan Zainal Abidin University

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (398 reviews)
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  • #22 
  • #584 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]

#38

National Defence University of Malaysia

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (179 reviews)
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  • #29 
  • #599 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #30 
  • #3308 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#39

Swinburne University of Technology

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (257 reviews)
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  • #32 
  • #614 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #29 
  • #3114 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#40

Heriot-Watt University Malaysia

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (573 reviews)
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  • #34 
  • #627 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #46 
  • #5947 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#41

HELP University

Student satisfaction: 4.0 / 5.0 (216 reviews)
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  • #28 
  • #351 
QS University Rankings: Asia
[Published 02 November, 2021]
  • #40 
  • #4749 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#42

Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (398 reviews)
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  • #16 
  • #4294 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 10 June, 2021]
  • #33 
  • #501 
QS University Rankings: Asia
[Published 02 November, 2021]
  • #26 
  • #2603 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#43

Malaysia University of Science and Technology

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (52 reviews)
  • #31 
  • #501 
QS University Rankings: Asia
[Published 02 November, 2021]
  • #45 
  • #5813 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#44

Curtin University Sarawak

Student satisfaction: 4.1 / 5.0 (87 reviews)
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  • #27 
  • #2771 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#45

Perdana University

Student satisfaction: 4.1 / 5.0 (23 reviews)
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  • #39 
  • #4579 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#46

Open University Malaysia

Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (468 reviews)
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  • #41 
  • #5176 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#47

Al-Madinah International University

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (90 reviews)
  • #42 
  • #5364 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities