MARA University of Technology: Statistics



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#888 of 14,131 In the World
#189 of 5,830 In Asia
#6 of 45 In Malaysia
#1 of 3 In Shah Alam
#80 of 1,247 For Hospitality and Hotel Management
Top50% For 184 other topics
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Highest Degree

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate100%
Admissions RequirementsMalaysian Certificate of Education (Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia) or 'O' Level with 5 credits including English and Mathematics
Academic CalendarSemesters

We've calculated the 100% acceptance rate for MARA University of Technology 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

MARA University of Technology is a world-class research university with 42,429 scientific papers published and 266,604 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Engineering, Environmental Science, Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Physics, Biology, Computer Science, Chemistry, Quantum and Particle physics, Medicine, and Business.


MARA University of Technology majors

by publication & citation count

24,810 / 169,660
Environmental Science
21,653 / 129,978
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
21,226 / 111,312
20,720 / 142,679
20,466 / 158,310
Computer Science
19,431 / 99,659
18,613 / 156,681
Quantum and Particle physics
14,213 / 100,447
13,540 / 99,117
12,988 / 64,265
Political Science
12,886 / 59,564
12,422 / 58,095
Materials Science
12,195 / 99,113
Organic Chemistry
11,934 / 113,182
Geography and Cartography
11,411 / 57,596
11,185 / 48,630
10,836 / 65,323
10,500 / 64,055
9,735 / 59,636
9,495 / 63,666
8,453 / 49,750
8,127 / 55,990
7,864 / 41,102
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
7,846 / 35,146
7,682 / 83,310
7,348 / 34,328
7,087 / 33,461
6,562 / 37,509
Electrical Engineering
5,977 / 34,049
Machine Learning
5,829 / 36,402
5,804 / 23,010
Optical Engineering
5,679 / 36,684
Metallurgical Engineering
5,586 / 44,039
Chemical Engineering
5,531 / 60,955
5,472 / 33,172
5,309 / 48,276
5,120 / 46,753
5,002 / 28,559
Mechanical Engineering
4,655 / 34,272
Art & Design
4,612 / 17,418

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 0 0
1992 0 1
1993 0 0
1994 0 0
1995 1 0
1996 3 0
1997 5 4
1998 2 4
1999 3 6
2000 15 25
2001 17 12
2002 35 23
2003 84 28
2004 75 64
2005 103 104
2006 191 187
2007 224 296
2008 324 472
2009 594 896
2010 1161 1529
2011 1405 2528
2012 2369 4097
2013 2372 6050
2014 2340 8229
2015 2609 11169
2016 2855 11961
2017 2636 13458
2018 3577 17970
2019 2960 22204
2020 3218 29323
2021 4069 37192
2022 4394 42697
2023 4497 50041
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Local studetns 241.50-2874.50 (MYR)

The MARA University of Technology has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

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 MARA University of Technology.

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, Administration, Agronomy, Architecture and Planning, Business Administration, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Dentistry, Design, Education, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Film, Fine Arts, Health Sciences, Hotel and Restaurant, Information Management, Islamic Studies, Law, Management, Mass Communication, Mathematics and Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Media Studies, Medicine, Modern Languages, Music, Parks and Recreation, Pharmacy, Sports, Surveying and Mapping, Technology, Theatre, Tourism, Visual Arts
Master's Degree Accountancy, Applied Mathematics, Architecture, Art Education, Art History, Art Management, Banking, Business Administration, Commercial Law, Communication Arts, Community Health, Computer Networks, Computer Science, Construction Engineering, Cooking and Catering, Criminal Law, Criminology, Dental Technology, Dentistry, Design, Economics, Education, Educational Administration, Engineering Management, Environmental Engineering, Ethics, Finance, Fine Arts, Food Science, Food Technology, Foreign Languages Education, Geological Engineering, Health Sciences, Heritage Preservation, Hotel and Restaurant, Information Management, Information Sciences, Information Technology, International Relations and Diplomacy, Law, Library Science, Management, Maritime Law, Mass Communication, Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Measurement and Precision Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Media Studies, Medicine, Music Education, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Orthodontics, Pathology, Periodontics, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, Private Law, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Public Health, Public Law, Radiology, Real Estate, Road Engineering, Sports, Statistics, Structural Architecture, Technology, Telecommunications Engineering, Tourism, Town Planning, Transport and Communications, Transport Management
Doctor's Degree Accountancy, Business Administration, Criminology, Finance, Hotel Management, Information Management, Management, Tourism, Transport and Communications, Transport Management

Notable alumni

  1. Yuna

    Born in
    Malaysia Flag Malaysia
    1986-.. (age 38)
    Enrolled in the MARA University of Technology
    In 2009 graduated with Bachelor of Laws

    Yunalis binti Mat Zara'ai, known professionally as Yuna, is a Malaysian singer. Her initial exposure came through the viral success of her music uploaded to Myspace, which received over one million plays. This online success alerted an indie-pop label/management company to her music, and in early 2011 she signed with the Fader Label. She is best known for her collaboration with Usher on her breakout single "Crush", which peaked at number 3 on the US Billboard Adult R&B chart. In 2010-2015, she is the 2nd Most Popular Female Singer in Malaysia which is Siti Nurhaliza at the first place and Stacy (singer) at the 3rd place.

  2. Fattah Amin

    Fattah Amin
    Born in
    Malaysia Flag Malaysia
    1990-.. (age 34)

    Abdul Fattah bin Mohd Amin is a Malaysian actor and singer. He is known for playing as Adrian, the main character in the drama Playboy Itu Suami Aku. After his debut performance was criticized for lack of inventory as an actor, Fattah waited for two years to prove himself. In 2015, Fattah was generally accepted as an actor because of acting stints in several dramas such as Bencinta, Plan Cinta Tak Jadi and the opportunity to develop his career to Indonesia through the telemovie I Pursue Love To Malaysia and From Hater To Lover. He continued his career as Captain Ejaz Fakhri alongside Neelofa in the play Suri Hati Mr. Pilot and Tengku Ian Uzzam alongside Fazura in the play Hero Seorang Cinderella. He is also married to actress Fazura.

  3. Mira Filzah

    Mira Filzah
    Born in
    Malaysia Flag Malaysia
    1993-.. (age 31)
    Enrolled in the MARA University of Technology
    In 2016 graduated with bachelor's degree in international business

    Nur Amirah Filzah binti Badioezaman, commonly known by her stage name Mira Filzah, is a singer, actress, lawyer and businesswoman from Malaysia who became one of her country's best-selling female artists. She is referred to be "Malaysia's ultimate girl next door" by the South China Morning Post.

  4. Ayda Jebat

    Ayda Jebat
    Born in
    Malaysia Flag Malaysia
    1992-.. (age 32)

    Nur Suhada binti Jebat, better known by her stage name, Ayda Jebat, is a Malaysian singer and actress. She was a participant of the ninth season of Akademi Fantasia. She became known to many through the drama Rindu Awak 200% (2014). Her film credits include Gila-Gila Remaja 2 (2013) and Pinjamkan Hatiku (2017).

  5. Johari Abdul Ghani

    Johari Abdul Ghani
    Born in
    Malaysia Flag Malaysia
    1964-.. (age 60)

    Johari bin Abdul Ghani or more commonly known as Dato' Jo is a Malaysian politician and chartered accountant who has served as Minister of Plantation and Commodities in the Unity Government administration under Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim since December 2023, Chairman of the Task Force on the 1Malaysia Development Berhad scandal (1MDB scandal) since March 2023 and the Member of Parliament (MP) for Titiwangsa from May 2013 to May 2018 and again since November 2022. He served as the Minister of Finance II in the Barisan Nasional (BN) administration under former Prime Minister Najib Razak from June 2016 to the collapse of the BN administration in May 2018, Deputy Minister of Finance in the BN administration under former Prime Minister and Minister Najib and former Minister II Ahmad Husni Hanadzlah from July 2015 to his promotion to Minister II in June 2016 as well as Chairman of the UDA Holdings Berhad from July 2013 to his resignation in July 2015. He is a member of the United Malays National Organisation (UMNO), a component party of the BN coalition. He has served as the Treasurer General of BN since April 2023 and Vice President of UMNO since March 2023. He is also presently the only BN MP in Klang Valley.

  6. Dyana Sofya Mohd Daud

    Dyana Sofya Mohd Daud
    Born in
    Malaysia Flag Malaysia
    1987-.. (age 37)

    Dyana Sofya binti Mohd Daud is a Malaysian lawyer and politician. She is the former political secretary to Democratic Action Party (DAP) veteran leader and Member of Parliament Lim Kit Siang. Dyana is also a columnist for The Malay Mail Online and Sinar Harian, a national Malay-language daily. She has also written a book called Di Sini Bermula (An Earthly Beginning) which contains her compilation of her articles written for The Malay Mail Online. Following her return from the UK in 2016, Dyana became a partner in Ayub & Co, a legal firm based in Shah Alam, Selangor.

  7. Mohd Anuar Mohd Tahir

    Mohd Anuar Mohd Tahir
    Born in
    Malaysia Flag Malaysia
    1952-.. (age 72)

    Datuk Wira Mohd Anuar bin Mohd Tahir is a Malaysian politician who served as Deputy Minister of Works in the Pakatan Harapan (PH) administration under former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad and former Minister Baru Bian from July 2018 to the collapse of the PH administration in February 2020 and Member of Parliament (MP) for Temerloh from May 2018 to November 2022. He is a member of the National Trust Party (AMANAH), a component party of the PH coalition and was a member of the Malaysian Islamic Party (PAS), then component party of the Pakatan Rakyat (PR) coalition, the People's Justice Party (PKR), then component party of the Barisan Alternatif (BA) coalition as well as the United Malays National Organisation (UMNO), a component party of the Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition. He also served as the 1st and founding Secretary-General of AMANAH from September 2015 to December 2019.

MARA University of Technology faculties and divisions

Academy : Contemporary Islamic Studies (ACIS) Music
Academy : Language Studies (APB) English, European Languages, Malay, Modern Languages, Oriental Languages
Campus : Johor Accountancy, Business Administration, Information Sciences, Management
Campus : Kedah Accountancy, Administration, Business Administration, Information Sciences, Law, Management
Campus : Kelantan Accountancy, Banking, Business Administration, Design, Finance, Fine Arts, Information Sciences, Management, Marketing
Campus : Melaka Accountancy, Administration, Design, Fine Arts, Law, Management
Campus : Negeri Sembilan Accountancy, Administration, Design, Fine Arts, Hotel and Restaurant, Law, Management, Tourism
Campus : Pahang Accountancy, Business Administration, Civil Engineering, Information Technology, Natural Sciences, Technology
Campus : Perak Accountancy, Architecture and Planning, Design, Fine Arts, Information Technology, Management, Management Systems, Surveying and Mapping, Technology
Campus : Perlis Accountancy, Administration, Architecture and Planning, Business Administration, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Information Technology, Law, Management, Management Systems, Natural Sciences, Secretarial Studies, Surveying and Mapping
Campus : Pulau Pinang Engineering
Campus : Sabah Accountancy, Banking, Business Administration, Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Hotel Management, Management, Marketing, Natural Sciences, Public Administration, Secretarial Studies, Technology, Tourism
Campus : Sarawak Accountancy, Administration, Business Administration, Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Finance, Hotel Management, Information Technology, Law, Leisure Studies, Management, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, Secretarial Studies, Sports, Technology, Tourism
Campus : Terengganu Accountancy, Business Administration, Education, Electrical Engineering, Food Science, Hotel Management, Management, Public Administration, Secretarial Studies, Tourism
Centre : Islamic Thought and Understanding Islamic Studies
Faculty : Accountancy Accountancy
Faculty : Administration and Policy Studies Law, Public Administration
Faculty : Applied Sciences Applied Chemistry, Environmental Engineering, Food Technology, Furniture Design, Industrial Engineering, Medical Technology, Microbiology, Natural Sciences, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Polymer and Plastics Technology, Textile Technology, Wood Technology
Faculty : Architecture, Planning and Surveying Architecture, Building Technologies, Interior Design, Landscape Architecture, Real Estate, Regional Planning, Surveying and Mapping, Town Planning
Faculty : Art and Design Art Education, Ceramic Art, Design, Fashion Design, Fine Arts, Graphic Design, Industrial Design, Photography, Printing and Printmaking, Textile Design
Faculty : Business and Management Banking, Business and Commerce, Finance, Human Resources, Insurance, International Business, Management, Marketing, Retailing and Wholesaling, Transport Management
Faculty : Chemical Engineering Chemical Engineering
Faculty : Civil Engineering Building Technologies, Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering
Faculty : Communication and Media Studies Advertising and Publicity, Journalism, Mass Communication, Media Studies, Public Relations, Publishing and Book Trade, Radio and Television Broadcasting
Faculty : Computer and Mathematical Sciences Mathematics and Computer Science
Faculty : Dentistry Dentistry
Faculty : Education Art Education, Education, Health Education, Music Education, Physical Education
Faculty : Electrical Engineering Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Power Engineering
Faculty : Film, Theatre and Animation Acting, Art Management, Cinema and Television, Music, Music Theory and Composition, Performing Arts
Faculty : Health Sciences Health Sciences
Faculty : Hotel and Tourism Management Cooking and Catering, Hotel Management, Tourism
Faculty : Information Management Information Management, Library Science
Faculty : Law Law
Faculty : Mechanical Engineering Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering, Automotive Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Production Engineering
Faculty : Medicine Medicine
Faculty : Music Music
Faculty : Pharmacy Pharmacology, Pharmacy
Faculty : Plantation and Agrotechnology Agricultural Engineering, Agriculture
Faculty : Sports Science and Recreation Leisure Studies, Parks and Recreation, Sports, Sports Management
Graduate School : Arshad Ayub Graduate Business School (AAGBS) Business Administration

General information

Alternative names UiTM
Universiti Teknologi MARA
Founded 1956
Accreditation Ministry of Higher Education; Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA); National Accreditation Board SIRIM (Standard Industrial Research Institute of Malaysia)
Motto Usaha, Taqwa, Mulia
Endeavour, Religious, Dignified

Location and contacts

Address Shah Alam
Shah Alam, Selangor, 40450
City population 741,000

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