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UCSI University


73 Undergraduate programs
29 Postgraduate programs


Institution type Private
Year established Data not available
Campus setting Urban
Student population Medium (1,001 to 10,000)
foreign students 24%
Nationalities Data not available

About UCSI University

The university UCSI is an active community of learning, they also provide the students a scholarship. The university was ranked in the top 300 in 2015 ranking for Asian University Rankings, also ranked in Tier 5 with an excellent result and the highest rating accorded to universities In Malaysia. In the SETARA ratings

UCSI’s ever-developing international profile is pushed by advances in learning, researching and teaching. UCSI academics progressively win research and publication awards while its best students are selected each year for research programmes at Harvard University and Imperial College London, respectively.

Synonymous with graduate employability, UCSI partners with more 3,500 international companies can provide students with internships and job opportunities. The students go at least two months each year on internship, this is part of the program. Internationalisation is another target area.  The exchange programmes are signed with universities in the Ivy League, Russell Group, Universitas 21 and Australia’s Group of Eight.



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Courses available 107

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Living cost

$ 423 per month

Average living cost in Malaysia

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This university offers comprehensive on-campus accommodation for students who wish to reside on campus. The Residence Halls provide 2-bed and air-conditioned rooms for shared accommodation, separated by gender and equipped with communal areas for family and friends.

Facilities available in the halls include:

- Air conditioning
- Coin-operated washing machines
- In-house cafeteria
- 24-hour wireless internet service
- Cleaning service
- Hot water bathrooms
- A TV room for each floor
- Musollah (prayer room)
- 24-hour security

The rooms are furnished with:

- Beds with mattresses and pillows
- 1 set of sheets and pillowcases
- Study desk and chair
- Wardrobe

Angkasa Condo is one of the popular and comfortable off-campus accommodations for UCSI University students. They offer both single and shared rooms, with optional air conditioning. There is 24-hour security to ensure students' safety and maintain the place.

Facilities include:

- Refrigerator
- Microwave
- Washing machine
- Dining table
- Sofa
- The rooms are equipped with:
- Beds with mattresses and pillows
- Study desk and chair
- Wardrobe
- Fan / Air conditioning

The off-campus accommodation is located within walking distance to the University. The building has easy access to various facilities such as public transportation, banks, post offices, restaurants, supermarkets, and money changers, to name a few.


The Kuala Lumpur campus, situated on a sprawling 19-acre land in the Cheras district, approximately 10 kilometers from downtown Kuala Lumpur, is surrounded by various amenities such as banks, restaurants, transportation services, entertainment, and accommodations. Fully equipped with cutting-edge technology for e-learning and e-resources, the UCSI campus can accommodate up to 15,000 students. For sports facilities, UCSI provides basketball courts, badminton courts, squash courts, a gymnasium, football fields, and swimming pools. Other facilities include a library, auditorium, recital hall, multipurpose rooms, computer laboratories, bookstores, and cafeterias. Academic laboratory facilities include the Anatomy & Pathology Museum, Clinical Practice Laboratories, Chemistry Laboratory, Physiology & Pharmacology Laboratory, Molecular Biology Laboratory, Microbiology Laboratory, fashion design workshop, Psychology Laboratory, and design studios. The campus also houses an Apple product sales center.

UCSI's facilities and services include:

- Performance Hall / Auditorium
- Conference rooms
- Meeting rooms
- Laboratories
- Workshops
- Sports & Recreation
- Apple Store / Bookstore
- Library and Resource Center
- Student Services
- Music facilities
- Laurent Bleu Leather Science and Wellness Centre
- Other facilities

The main campus of UCSI University is located in Cheras, Kuala Lumpur, with easy access to various amenities such as banks, restaurants, transportation services, entertainment, and accommodations.

To get there by bus:

RapidKL buses are divided into four classes, and all-day tickets apply to the same class of bus, including express bus routes. For example, "City Bus" services run around the city center, while "Main Bus" routes start from the center to the outskirts.

To get there by taxi:

A flat rate of RM3.00 for the first kilometer and RM0.10 for each subsequent 115 meters. Additional charges include highway toll fees, a 50% surcharge for trips made between midnight and 6:00 a.m., and RM1.00 for each piece of luggage loaded into the taxi.

However, please note that a prepaid coupon system is used for taxis at the KTM KL railway station, KL Sentral transportation hub, and Kuala Lumpur International Airport.

Student population

Medium (1,001 to 10,000)

Total population

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  • What is UCSI University famous for?

Long renowned for its excellent track record in teaching and learning, UCSI University is quickly making a name for itself in research and innovation in university education.


  • Is UCSI recognized in UK?

UCSI programmes are internationally recognised. Transfer to leading universities in UK, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, USA, Poland and other nations.


  • How many students are at UCSI University?

At present, more than 12,000 students study at the University. Since its establishment in 1986, students from 110 different countries have studied at UCSI University, making the campus a melting pot of culture and diversity.







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