Ranking  402   3
Country Malaysia
City Johor Bahru
Bachelor (foreigners)916 USD/year.
Master (foreigners)1,326 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens)243 USD/year.
Master (citizens)243 USD/year.
Cost of living $385-597 USD/Month.
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1975
Abbreviation UTM
Teachers 2,844
Students 20,987
Foreigners 19%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
AdmissionBased on past academic records
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Suburban
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Kerana Tuhan Untuk Manusia
• Kementerian Pendidikan Tinggi
• Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
• Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)
• Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)
World ranking402
Country ranking3
Academic Reputation396
Quality of teaching143
International Faculty194
International Students197
Ranking in world by sphere
Arts and Humanities377
Engineering and Technology101
Social Sciences and Management214
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking402
QS World University Rankings305
Cost of living in Johor Bahru
Expenses - USD/Month.Min.Med.
Accommodation 123 178
Food 154 210
Transportation 10 29
Communications and utilities 64 55
Clothing 20 75
Sports and leisure 15 49
Accommodation in Johor Bahru USD/Month.
Shared room outside of centre124
Shared room in city centre180
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre165
1 bedroom apartment in city centre297
Alternative title
ms Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
Chinese 马来西亚工艺大学
old Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
Location on map
University of Technology Malaysia (UTM) - public higher education institution in Malaysia. UTM opened its doors in 1975. Johor Bahru became the home of University of Technology Malaysia.

University ranking. University of Technology Malaysia is among the best educational institutions in Malaysia, that is among the top 5 universities according to the national rankings. University of Technology Malaysia is among the top 5% of world universities It excels in the fields of: «Arts and Humanities», «Engineering and Technology», «Social Sciences and Management». The university is among the top 400 in the quality of education.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The admission process is based on the certificate of previous education provided by the applicant and academic performance. Like in many universities of Malaysia the academic year consists of two semesters. Foreign students who wish to obtain their bachelor’s at University of Technology Malaysia will be happy to know that the cost of some programs can be as low as 1000 USD per year. A year of master’s studies will cost you less than 1000 USD. In addition to low tuition fees the university provides the students with extra financial assistance in the form of scholarships. More information about tuition fees and admission requirements can be found on the official website of the university(http://www.utm.my).

The composition of the university. University of Technology Malaysia is classified as a large university with more than 20,000 concurrent students. The admission committee accepts the applications from foreign citizens. The ratio is 1 foreign student to 5 local ones. To ensure that the quality of education stays high the university has an academic staff consisting of more than 2800 specialists. A large number of teachers are foreign specialists. The university provides its students with the opportunity to participate in the international exchange programs. To learn more about the students and alumni of the university you can visit the university’s social media pages: Twitter, Youtube, Facebook, Linkedin.

Infrastructure of UTM. The university has a dedicated library. Students can apply for a dormitory. The university belongs to the number of groups and associations like the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU), as well as the Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL) and Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW).

University of Technology Malaysia - Official Description

A Technical School began its operation at Weld Road, Kuala Lumpur in 1904 to teach Technical Assistants for the Federated Malay States Departments of Railways, Survey and Public Works. In 1941, the Technical School was elevated to a college status and in 1955, The Technical College was formed and officially opened by the British High Commisioner, Sir Donald MacGillivary. In its early years, the Technical College conducted engineering courses at diploma level in Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical and Radio Engineering, Land Surveying, Building Architecture and Quantity Surveying. A specialised course in Automobile Engineering was offered for the transportation enforcement officers. In 1960, the Technical College upgraded its engineering courses to the Baccalaureate level, where students following the courses had the opportunities to sit for professional examinations conducted by the Institution of Civil Engineers, the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, the Royal Institute of British Architects and Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors, UK. In 1972, theTechnical College was officially upgraded to university status with the name Institut Teknologi Kebangsaan (National Institute of Technology). Later, in 1975, the Institute was renamed as Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM). Today, UTM has two campuses. Its 1222-hectare main campus is located in Skudai, Johor Bahru, a...

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