Why study at Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) Kampar

Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) was officially launched on 13 August 2002 as a not-for-profit private university providing affordable quality education. It is established under the UTAR Education Foundation and registered under the Malaysian Private Higher Educational Institutions Act 1996.

Guided by its vision to be a global university of educational excellence, UTAR is highly reputed as one of the fastest growing private higher education institutions in the country with phenomenal growth in all aspects of its development since its inception. With the first intake of only 411 students in its Petaling Jaya campus in 2002, the University’s enrolment has now reached more than 22,000 students with campuses located in Kampar, Perak and Bandar Sungai Long, Selangor.

  • Nine faculties, three institutes and three centres and 30 research centres
  • UTAR Global Research Network
  • More than 200 memoranda with industry partners and universities from 26 countriesSeven Endowed Chairs/Professorships
  • International students from more than 40 economies
  • Total number of graduates is 50,000 students
  • 97% graduate employability rate within six months of graduation

Awards and Rankings

  • Ranked #501-600 by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018
  • Ranked #111-120 by the Times Higher Education Asia University Rankings 2017
  • Ranked #101-150 by the Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2017
  • Ranked #14 by the Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2017: Millennial Universities
  • Rated as the top three Malaysian universities for number of citations per paper in 2015 as released by QS Quacquarelli Symonds’ Intelligence Unit and announced in 2016
  • Awarded self-accreditation status by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) of the Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) in 2017
  • ISO 9001 certified, MSC status and MQA accredited
  • Awarded Tier-5 (Excellent) status in 2011 and 2013 Rating System for Malaysia Higher Education Institution (SETARA ‘11 and SETARA ‘13), Tier-5 Excellent in Discipline-Based Rating System (D-SETARA) for Engineering, and Tier-4 (Very Good) in D-SETARA for Health Sciences.
  • Won the 2013 PAM Malaysia (Malaysian Institute of Architects) Gold Award (Education Category) for architectural excellence of the Kampar Campus.


Institute type Private University
Intake Jan,May,Oct
Campus Location Kampar
Total Courses 60 Course Offered
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12 Months

RM 9,170

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Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) Kampar
Jalan Universiti, Bandar Barat,
31900 Kampar, Perak Darul Ridzuan, Malaysia

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Malaysia: +6054688888

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