Northern University of Malaysia: Ranking & Review

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Sintok Rank Malaysia Rank World Rank
1 8 1323
Top 8%

Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance rate45%
Admission selectionYes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Total enrollment27,500
Academic calendarSemesters


In-state students$500$1,750
International students$500$1,750

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities-+++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences-+++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics-+++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine----
Engineering | IT----
Maths | Natural Sciences-+++

General info

Alternative namesUUM
Universiti Utara Malaysia
MottoIlmu, Budi, Bakti
Scholarship, Virtue, Service
AccreditationKementerian Pendidikan Tinggi
Affiliations and membershipsAssociation of Commonwealth Universities ACU
Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World FUIW
Entity typeNon-profit
Control typePublic-private partnership
Total FTE staff2,750
Student/staff ratio10
Religious affiliationNone

Location and Contacts

AddressSintok, Kedah, 06010
Urbanization levelSub-Urban
City population10,000 - 50,000
Phone+60 (4) 928 4000
Fax+60 (4) 928 3016

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