Putra Malaysia University Rankings

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In the World#628 of 14178
In Asia#105 of 5833
In Malaysia#3 of 45
In Serdang#1 of 1
In Materials science#241 of 6,169

Quick Review

Enrollment
27,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
upm.edu.my
Languages
Malay;English

Publications & Citations

Publications
34,751
Citations
568,329

Putra Malaysia University majors

by publication count

Chemistry
5,816
Materials science
5,365
Biology
4,973
Medicine
3,259
Computer science
3,230
Engineering
2,093
Psychology
1,566
Mathematics
1,464
Environmental science
1,352
Business
1,204
Economics
728
Geography
715
Sociology
451
Physics
328
Political science
268
Geology
266
Philosophy
79
Art
74
History
60

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Environmental science28829,794
Engineering32031,190
Materials science32589,143
Chemistry391132,227
Geography4527,843
Business45614,941
Economics48214,845
Geology6337,253
Biology63496,393
Computer science75223,107
Mathematics76415,740
Medicine83040,037
Sociology9272,420
Political science9441,155
Psychology94613,938
Philosophy114779
History117785
Physics15042,657
Art187413

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
19903993
19913992
19923486
199342109
199458171
199567178
199674261
199781313
1998101336
1999158516
2000174679
2001205935
20022411130
20032851568
20043642032
20053932754
20064883751
20075244843
20088596284
200912738736
2010147612006
2011194317914
2012221924770
2013259032170
2014307541132
2015305147050
2016270148955
2017288254863
2018263555325
2019276769860
2020251786630

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Admissions RequirementsMalaysian Higher School Certificate (STPM). Diploma: Malaysian Certificate of Education (MCE)/Sijil Tinggi Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM). Undergraduate: higher school certificate (HSC)/Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan (STPM)
Academic CalendarMay to March (May - September; November-March)
Enrollment27,500
Full time employee5,000
Student:staff ratio6:1

Tuition

UndergraduateGraduate
International students$11,250$3,750

Putra Malaysia University has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

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++++
Bachelor's DegreeAccountancy, Agriculture, Arabic, Architecture, Bioengineering, Biological and Life Sciences, Biotechnology, Business Administration, Chinese, Communication Arts, Communication Studies, Computer Science, Design, Development Studies, Economics, Education, Educational Sciences, Engineering, English, Environmental Studies, Food Science, Food Technology, Forestry, French, German, Health Sciences, Information Technology, Landscape Architecture, Malay, Management, Mathematics and Computer Science, Medicine, Modern Languages, Molecular Biology, Music, Music Education, Natural Sciences, Technology, Veterinary Science
Master's DegreeAgricultural Management, Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Applied Linguistics, Architecture, Arts and Humanities, Biological and Life Sciences, Biotechnology, Business Administration, Chemistry, Communication Studies, Computer Science, Construction Engineering, Curriculum, Design, Economics, Education, Educational Administration, Educational and Student Counselling, Educational Psychology, Educational Sciences, Engineering, Engineering Management, Environmental Studies, Food Science, Food Technology, Foreign Languages Education, Forestry, Gerontology, Health Sciences, Hotel and Restaurant, Human Resources, Information Technology, Landscape Architecture, Literature, Malay, Management, Mass Communication, Mathematics, Medicine, Modern Languages, Molecular Biology, Native Language Education, Natural Sciences, Physical Education, Physics, Road Engineering, Safety Engineering, Social Sciences, Software Engineering, Soil Management, Sports, Statistics, Surveying and Mapping, Technology, Tourism, Transport Engineering, Tropical Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Vocational Education
Doctor' s DegreeAeronautical and Aerospace Engineering, Agricultural Business, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Equipment, Agricultural Management, Agriculture, Agronomy, Anaesthesiology, Analytical Chemistry, Anatomy, Animal Husbandry, Applied Mathematics, Applied Physics, Aquaculture, Arabic, Architecture, Automation and Control Engineering, Biochemistry, Bioengineering, Biological and Life Sciences, Biology, Biotechnology, Botany, Business Administration, Cell Biology, Chemical Engineering, Child Care and Development, Chinese, Communication Studies, Computer Engineering, Computer Networks, Computer Science, Cultural Studies, Data Processing, Design, Development Studies, Ecology, Economics, Educational Administration, Educational and Student Counselling, Educational Psychology, Educational Sciences, Educational Technology, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Energy Engineering, English, Entomology, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Management, Environmental Studies, Epidemiology, Farm Management, Fishery, Food Science, Food Technology, Foreign Languages Education, Forensic Medicine and Dentistry, Forest Management, Forest Products, Forestry, Gender Studies, Genetics, Geological Engineering, Gerontology, Government, Haematology, Harvest Technology, Health Administration, Histology, Home Economics, Horticulture, Hotel and Restaurant, Human Resources, Immunology, Industrial Design, Industrial Engineering, Information Technology, Inorganic Chemistry, Islamic Law, Journalism, Landscape Architecture, Leadership, Linguistics, Literature, Malay, Marine Science and Oceanography, Mass Communication, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Mathematics and Computer Science, Mathematics Education, Mechanical Engineering, Medical Parasitology, Medical Technology, Medicine, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Multimedia, Music, Nanotechnology, Native Language Education, Natural Resources, Nursing, Nutrition, Occupational Health, Oncology, Organic Chemistry, Packaging Technology, Paper Technology, Parasitology, Pathology, Pest Management, Pharmacology, Philosophy, Physical Chemistry, Physical Education, Physiology, Plant Pathology, Political Sciences, Power Engineering, Psychology, Public Health, Radiology, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Road Engineering, Rural Studies, Safety Engineering, Social and Community Services, Social Psychology, Software Engineering, Soil Management, Soil Science, Sports, Statistics, Surgery, Surveying and Mapping, Telecommunications Engineering, Tourism, Town Planning, Toxicology, Translation and Interpretation, Transport Engineering, Tropical Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Vocational Education, Water Science, Wildlife, Zoology

General info

Alternative namesUPM
Universiti Putra Malaysia
Founded1973
WikipediaUniversiti Putra Malaysia
AccreditationMinistry of Higher Education; Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA); Public Service Department
MottoBerilmu Berbakti
With Knowledge We Serve
Colorsred, grey, white
Affiliations and membershipsAssociation of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)
Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)
Open Education Consortium (OEC)

Location and Contacts

AddressUniversiti Putra Malaysia
Seri Kembangan, Selangor, 43400
Malaysia
Phone+60 (3) 8946 6000
Fax+60 (3) 8948 7273

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