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About USM

University of Science Malaysia (USM) — public non-profit university. It is located in Malaysia. The higher education institution started its history in the 0th century and right now is one of the oldest in the country. USM is an active member of Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU), Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL), ASEAN University Network (AUN), Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW).

The university is in top-140 of the best universities in the world, according to QS World University Rankings.

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SubjectPlace in QS 2023
Social Sciences & Management202
Engineering & Technology208
Life Sciences & Medicine268
Natural Sciences312
Arts & Humanities340
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USM tuition fees

For foreigners, the tuition fee at USM depends on the program and starts from 3,136 USD per year.

It is necessary to pay attention to other costs: accommodation, transportation, study materials, food, and personal expenses.


Bachelor degree at USM

11 years of school is not enough to get into USM. Since students study longer in Malaysia, you must first eliminate the academic difference — study for a year at a university in your home country, or take one of the preparatory programs (A-Levels, IB, Foundation, etc.).

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USM campus

During the period of study, students can use the university library, where they can do homework and write scientific papers. The university has many opportunities for sports. There are sports grounds and various clubs.

Sport Facilities

What to do after graduation

There are many options to stay in the country after completing your studies at the university. One of them is to get an offer from an employer and apply for a work visa. Detailed information can be found on the embassy website. Graduates of USM find jobs without difficulty. One of the reasons is the good reputation of the university among employers, according to the results of the QS ranking. We talk about other options for immigration in our article.

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