International Islamic University Malaysia: Statistics



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#1202 of 14,131 In the World
#309 of 5,830 In Asia
#7 of 45 In Malaysia
#2 of 9 In Kuala Lumpur
#262 of 4,103 For Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
Top50% For 135 other topics
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Acceptance rate
Highest Degree

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate30%
Admissions RequirementsMalaysian Higher School Certificate (STPM)
Academic CalendarOct to Sept

We've calculated the 30% acceptance rate for International Islamic University Malaysia based on the ratio of admissions to applications and other circumstantial enrollment data. Treat this information as a rough guide and not as a definitive measure of your chances of admission. Different programs may have significantly varying admissions rates.

Research profile

International Islamic University Malaysia is a world-class research university with 20,984 scientific papers published and 149,135 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Environmental Science, Engineering, Computer Science, Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Philosophy, Political Science, and Law.


International Islamic University Malaysia majors

by publication & citation count

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
11,502 / 63,085
Environmental Science
10,978 / 79,265
10,689 / 85,989
Computer Science
10,010 / 67,671
9,307 / 84,961
8,896 / 75,069
7,922 / 80,603
7,360 / 36,348
Political Science
7,339 / 40,833
6,995 / 40,221
Geography and Cartography
6,891 / 38,401
6,563 / 48,986
Quantum and Particle physics
6,230 / 51,833
6,208 / 40,430
5,586 / 42,017
5,452 / 38,191
5,248 / 26,738
5,093 / 26,391
5,080 / 27,355
4,585 / 29,632
Materials Science
4,516 / 46,010
Organic Chemistry
4,390 / 54,442
4,269 / 35,607
4,095 / 33,656
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
3,932 / 23,328
3,862 / 31,930
3,591 / 44,218
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
3,283 / 12,486
3,271 / 15,687
Machine Learning
2,825 / 25,140
Electrical Engineering
2,823 / 17,746
2,758 / 25,981
2,755 / 19,833
2,644 / 21,693
Mechanical Engineering
2,571 / 18,865
2,505 / 17,724
2,464 / 20,607
Art & Design
2,285 / 9,584
Optical Engineering
2,226 / 18,461
2,142 / 10,617

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 2 0
1992 2 0
1993 10 0
1994 9 1
1995 6 1
1996 25 7
1997 21 5
1998 27 6
1999 38 19
2000 26 25
2001 49 52
2002 53 78
2003 65 95
2004 125 138
2005 95 182
2006 214 290
2007 257 339
2008 367 533
2009 389 913
2010 501 1348
2011 856 2261
2012 1139 3154
2013 1031 4203
2014 1144 5515
2015 1355 6376
2016 1201 6812
2017 1553 7696
2018 1689 9675
2019 1520 12020
2020 1648 16077
2021 2037 20426
2022 1718 22523
2023 1625 25069
Academic rankings


Local studetns 500-2,200 per semester (MYR)

Programs and Degrees

The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by International Islamic University Malaysia.

Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.

Programs Bachelor Master Doctoral
Art & Design Yes Yes Yes
Biology Yes Yes Yes
Business Yes Yes Yes
Chemistry Yes Yes Yes
Computer Science Yes Yes Yes
Economics Yes Yes Yes
Engineering Yes Yes Yes
Environmental Science Yes Yes Yes
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Yes Yes Yes
Mathematics Yes Yes Yes
Medicine Yes Yes Yes
Physics Yes Yes Yes
Psychology Yes Yes Yes
Bachelor's Degree Accountancy, Anthropology, Architecture, Biomedicine, Biotechnology, Botany, Business Administration, Chemistry, Communication Studies, Comparative Religion, Computer Science, Dentistry, Design, Dietetics, Economics, Education, Educational and Student Counselling, Engineering, English, Fine Arts, Foreign Languages Education, History, Hotel and Restaurant, Information Technology, Islamic Law, Islamic Studies, Landscape Architecture, Law, Literature, Marine Science and Oceanography, Mathematics, Medical Technology, Medicine, Native Language Education, Nursing, Optometry, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, Physics, Political Sciences, Psychology, Radiology, Regional Planning, Sociology, Speech Therapy and Audiology, Surgery, Surveying and Mapping, Tourism, Town Planning
Master's Degree Accountancy, Administrative Law, Anatomy, Arabic, Architecture, Arts and Humanities, Banking, Behavioural Sciences, Biochemistry, Building Technologies, Business Administration, Commercial Law, Comparative Law, Comparative Religion, Economics, Education, Finance, Food Science, Foreign Languages Education, Health Sciences, Information Sciences, Information Technology, International Law, Islamic Studies, Justice Administration, Library Science, Linguistics, Literature, Marketing, Medicine, Microbiology, Native Language Education, Natural Sciences, Nursing, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Orthopaedics, Parasitology, Pharmacology, Pharmacy, Physiology, Protective Services, Regional Planning, Southeast Asian Studies, Surgery, Surveying and Mapping, Town Planning, Urban Studies
Doctor's Degree Accountancy, Anatomy, Anthropology, Arabic, Banking, Behavioural Sciences, Biochemistry, Biological and Life Sciences, Biotechnology, Building Technologies, Business Administration, Communication Studies, Comparative Religion, Computer Science, Dentistry, Economics, Education, English, Finance, Food Science, Health Sciences, Heritage Preservation, History, Information Sciences, Information Technology, Islamic Law, Islamic Studies, Law, Library Science, Linguistics, Literature, Medicine, Microbiology, Nursing, Orthodontics, Parasitology, Pharmacy, Political Sciences, Psychology, Sociology, Southeast Asian Studies

International Islamic University Malaysia alumni

  1. Muna AbuSulayman

    Muna AbuSulayman
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    1973-.. (age 51)

    Muna AbuSulayman, is an American-born Saudi businesswoman and activist. She is also the former founding Secretary General of the Alwaleed Bin Talal Foundation, the philanthropic arm of HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal's Kingdom Holding Company and co-host of the Kalam Nawaem ("Speech of the Soft") television show. In August 2013, AbuSulayman was announced as the Global Ambassador of Silatech.

  2. Fadhlina Sidek

    Fadhlina Sidek
    1977-.. (age 47)
    Enrolled in International Islamic University Malaysia
    Graduated with Bachelor of Laws

    Fadhlina binti Sidek is a Malaysian politician and lawyer who has served as the Minister of Education in the Unity Government administration under Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim since December 2022 and the Member of Parliament (MP) for Nibong Tebal since November 2022. She served as a Senator from September 2021 to her resignation in November 2022. She is a member of the People's Justice Party (PKR), a component party of the PH coalition. She has also served as the Women Chief of PKR since July 2022. She is also the first female Minister of Education in the Malaysian history.

  3. Asyraf Wajdi Dusuki

    Asyraf Wajdi Dusuki
    Born in
    Malaysia Flag Malaysia
    1976-.. (age 48)

    Asyraf Wajdi bin Dusuki is a Malaysian politician who has served as Chairman of the Majlis Amanah Rakyat (MARA) since March 2023. He served as Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister's Department in charge of Islamic affairs in the Barisan Nasional (BN) administration under former Prime Minister Najib Razak and former Minister Jamil Khir Baharom from July 2015 to the collapse of the BN administration in May 2018 as well as Senator from May 2014 to his resignation in April 2018. He is a member of the United Malays National Organisation (UMNO), a component party of the BN coalition. He has also served as the Secretary-General of UMNO since March 2023 and also served as the 14th Youth Chief of UMNO from June 2018 to March 2023.

  4. Zambry Abdul Kadir

    Zambry Abdul Kadir
    Born in
    Malaysia Flag Malaysia
    1962-.. (age 62)

    Zambry bin Abdul Kadir is a Malaysian politician who has served as the Minister of Higher Education in the Unity Government administration under Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim since December 2023 and Senator since December 2022. He served as the Minister of Foreign Affairs in the PH administration under Prime Minister Anwar from December 2022 to December 2023, Non-independent and Non-executive Chairman of Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad (MAHB) from August 2020 to December 2022, Leader of the Opposition of Perak briefly from July 2018 to August 2018, 11th Menteri Besar of Perak from February 2009 to May 2018, Member of the Perak State Executive Council (EXCO) in the Barisan Nasional (BN) state administration under former Menteri Besar Tajol Rosli Mohd Ghazali from March 2004 to the collapse of the BN state administration in March 2008 and Member of the Perak State Legislative Assembly (MLA) for Pangkor from March 2004 to November 2022. He is a member of the Supreme Council and Division Chief of Lumut of the United Malays National Organisation (UMNO), a component party of the BN coalition. He has also served as the Secretary-General of BN since June 2021.

All 13 notable alumni

International Islamic University Malaysia faculties and divisions

Faculty : Allied Health Sciences Biomedicine, Dietetics, Medical Technology, Optometry, Physical Therapy, Speech Therapy and Audiology
Faculty : Architecture and Environmental Design Architecture, Building Technologies, Design, Landscape Architecture, Regional Planning, Surveying and Mapping, Town Planning
Faculty : Dentistry Dentistry, Orthodontics
Faculty : Economics and Management Sciences Accountancy, Banking, Business Administration, Finance, Management, Marketing
Faculty : Education Arabic, Education, Educational and Student Counselling, English, Foreign Languages Education, Religious Education
Faculty : Engineering Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering, Automotive Engineering, Biotechnology, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Production Engineering
Faculty : Information and Communication Technology Information Sciences, Information Technology, Library Science, Telecommunications Engineering
Faculty : Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences Anthropology, Arabic, Communication Studies, English, History, Islamic Studies, Koran, Literature, Political Sciences, Psychology, Sociology
Faculty : Languages and Management Arabic, English, Foreign Languages Education, Malay, Tourism
Faculty : Law Islamic Law, Law, Private Law, Public Law
Faculty : Medicine Anaesthesiology, Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Orthopaedics, Otorhinolaryngology, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Radiology, Surgery
Faculty : Nursing Health Sciences, Nursing
Faculty : Pharmacy Pharmacology, Pharmacy, Physiology
Faculty : Science Biotechnology, Botany, Chemistry, Mathematics, Mathematics and Computer Science, Physics

General information

Alternative names IIUM
Universiti Islam Antarabangsa Malaysia
Founded 1983
Accreditation Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA); Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE)
Motto Taman Ilmu dan Budi
Garden on Knowledge and Virtue

Location and contacts

Address P.O. Box 10
Kuala Lumpur, 50728
City population 1,982,000

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