Malaysia

Universiti Teknologi MARA

251-300 th
BRICS & Emerging Economies 2017
> 800 th
World University Rankings 2017
Shah Alam, Darul Ehsan, Selangor, 40450, Malaysia

Universiti Teknologi MARA

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The Universiti Teknologi MARA (UITM) is one of Malaysia’s largest universities.

UITM was founded in 1956 as Dewan Latehan RIDA, a development a training centre for the Rural and Industrial Development Authority.

The acronym MARA stands for Majlis Amanah Rakyat, or People’s Trust Council. MARA is a government agency, the role of which is to train indigenous Mayasian people for roles in business and industry. UITM was governed by MARA for several years, but is now independent under the Ministry of Education.

There are 24 faculties and 3 academic centres at UITM. The faculties are grouped into three clusters: Science and Technology, Business and Management and Social Sciences and Humanities.

UITM alumni have gone on to hold important positions in government, business and the judiciary. They include Minister Azalina Othman Said, Chief Judge Richard Malanjum and Air Asia co-founder Kamarudin Meranun.

The university is based on 13 state campuses and 21 satellite campuses. The state of Selangor has the largest number of UITM campuses, and the main anchor campus is located in the state capital, Shah Alam. Known for its Blue Mosque, one of the largest in Southeast Asia, and its Garden of Islamic Arts, Shah Alam is a cultural Mecca.

Malaysia is a country cut in two by ocean. The capital city, Kuala Lumpur, and many other major cities can be found on peninsular Malaysia, with the wild jungle of Malaysian Borneo on a separate island. UITM’s campuses can be found across both parts of Malaysia.

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Key statistics

  • 0%
    Percentage of International Students
  • 15.3
    Student to Staff Ratio
  • 65 : 35
    Student Ratio of Females to Males
  • 59,795
    Number of Students
Collected during World University Rankings on 22nd Aug 1970

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Shah Alam
Darul Ehsan Selangor 40450
Malaysia