UCSI University is ranked as Malaysia’s best private university in the QS World University Rankings 2019, placing it in the top 2% of all universities in the world. Ranked 481, UCSI is the only Malaysian private university in the top 500. This is the first time UCSI is featured in the QS World University Rankings – an annual exercise that ranks the world’s best universities. Apart from UCSI and the nation’s five research universities, no other Malaysian institution made it to the top 500. The latest milestone caps a memorable year for UCSI – one that also distinguished it as Asia’s fastest rising university (QS University Rankings: Asia 2018) and a global top 100 university for performing arts (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018).
In Malaysia, UCSI is rated in Tier 5 (Emerging Universities) – the highest rating achieved by universities under 15 years old – in SETARA 2017, placing it on a par with established foreign branch campuses in Malaysia.
Committed to the pursuit of knowledge, UCSI students are annually selected by the world’s best universities like Harvard, Imperial College London, the University of Chicago and Tsinghua, among others, to advance high impact research. Its alumni have also attained great achievement by making it to the Forbes 30 under 30 list and standing out as some of Malaysia’s leading entrepreneurs, community organisers, artists and performers. At present, there are also more than 10,000 students from over 110 nations studying at the UCSI, making the University a vibrant melting pot of culture and diversity.
UCSI University has three campuses in Kuala Lumpur, Terengganu and Sarawak. It offers more than 100 industry-acclaimed programmes in Medicine, Pharmacy, Engineering, Biosciences, Business, IT, Architecture, Music, Creative Arts and Design, Social Sciences, Liberal Arts, Hospitality and Tourism Management, among other fields.