13 Best universities for Development Studies in Malaysia

Below is the list of best universities in Malaysia ranked based on their research performance in Development Studies. A graph of 38K citations received by 3.07K academic papers made by 13 universities in Malaysia was used to calculate publications' ratings, which then were adjusted for release dates and added to final scores.

We don't distinguish between undergraduate and graduate programs nor do we adjust for current majors offered. You can find information about granted degrees on a university page but always double-check with the university website.

1. University of Malaya

For Development Studies

#18 in Asia
#151 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1905

2. University of Science, Malaysia

For Development Studies

#25 in Asia
#233 in the World
Enrollment
29,000
Founded
1969

3. National University of Malaysia

For Development Studies

#27 in Asia
#249 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1970

4. Putra Malaysia University

For Development Studies

#54 in Asia
#369 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1973

5. International Islamic University Malaysia

For Development Studies

#56 in Asia
#377 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
21,607
Founded
1983

6. Northern University of Malaysia

For Development Studies

#61 in Asia
#392 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1984

7. MARA University of Technology

For Development Studies

#71 in Asia
#443 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1956

8. University of Technology Malaysia

For Development Studies

#77 in Asia
#475 in the World
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1904

9. University of Malaysia, Sarawak

For Development Studies

#194 in Asia
#874 in the World
Enrollment
7,500
Founded
1992

10. Multimedia University

For Development Studies

#197 in Asia
#880 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1996

11. Taylor's University

For Development Studies

#303 in Asia
#1132 in the World
Acceptance Rate
71%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1969

12. Tun Hussein Onn University of Malaysia

For Development Studies

#315 in Asia
#1156 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
2000

13. University of Malaysia Sabah

For Development Studies

#316 in Asia
#1158 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1994

The best cities to study Development Studies in Malaysia based on the number of universities and their ranks are Kuala Lumpur, George Town, Bangi, and Serdang.