Ranking  902   7
Universiti Teknologi MARA
Country Malaysia
City Klang
Town Shah Alam
Bachelor (foreigners)1,000 USD/year.
Master (foreigners)1,000 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens)246 USD/year.
Master (citizens)615 USD/year.
Cost of living $345-582 USD/Month.
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General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1956
Abbreviation UiTM
Teachers 3,749
Students 51,737
Academic calendar Semesters
AdmissionBased on grades and examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Distance learning Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Usaha Taqwa Mulia
• Kementerian Pendidikan Tinggi
World ranking902
Country ranking7
Ranking in world by sphere
Arts and Humanities346
Engineering and Technology348
Social Sciences and Management331
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking902
QS World University Rankings848
Alternative title
English MARA University of Technology
old MARA University of Technology
Location on map
University of Technology MARA or Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) - public higher education institution in Malaysia. UiTM opened its doors in 1956. The university has an urban campus in Klang.

University ranking. University of Technology MARA is one of the best universities of Malaysia, ranking 7 in the national rating. MARA University of Technology is considered to be one of the most prestigious universities on the planet, securing the place in the top 5% of the world’s best universities. It excels in the fields of: «Arts and Humanities», «Engineering and Technology», «Social Sciences and Management».

Application process and the cost of tuition. In order to enroll to the university the applicant must provide the results of the examinations and the certificate of the academic performance. Like in many universities of Malaysia the academic year consists of two semesters. UiTM has affordable bachelor’s programs that cost less than 1,000 USD/year. When applying for master’s programs at UiTM a student should take into account that a year of studies will cost him/her around 1,000 USD. In addition to low tuition fees the university provides the students with extra financial assistance in the form of scholarships. The students of the university can also receive their degree online. More information about tuition fees and admission requirements can be found on the official website of the university(http://www.uitm.edu.my).

The composition of the university. MARA University of Technology is among the largest universities that educates more then 51 thousand students. The admission committee accepts the applications from foreign citizens. More than 3 thousand teachers are employed by the university. The university provides its students with the opportunity to participate in the international exchange programs. You can meet the students by following the university on social media: Linkedin.

Infrastructure of UiTM. The students have access to the university’s library. Students can apply for a dormitory.

MARA University of Technology - Official Description

UiTM started offering postgraduate degree in 1999. Since then the number of post graduate programme has increased to 60 where each can be categorized into three nexus: Science & Technology, Business &Management and Social Sciences & Humanities. There are a mixture of research, course work and mixed mode programmes. We see an average addition of 1000 students per year in the last 5 years with a steady increase in PhD students. A total of 2,177 students graduated from both masters and PhD programmes in 2013. The increase aligns with the increase in research grants, publication and also citations.

Bachelor - MARA University of Technology

UiTM started offering degree and post graduate programmes since 1999. UiTM is governed by its own statute with components comprise of Board of Directors, Senate, Executive Committee and followed by its management. Its budget for development and operation are channeled from the Government. Fund supporting research and innovations come from both government and industries. The number of programme has increased to 138 where each can be categorized into three nexus: Science & Technology, Business & Management and Social Sciences & Humanities. 250,000 bachelors’ graduate has so far contributed to the total 11 million labor force of the nation. Since introduction, all programmes had been reviewed three times to meet Malaysia Qualification Accreditation (MQA) requirement. In addition, a number of degree programmes (Engineering, Medical Health Sciences and Built Environment) are accredited by local and international professional bodies where its average valid duration spans for 5 years.

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