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Universiti Kuala Lumpur (UniKL)


# 5 SETARA 2013
113 Undergraduate programs
43 Postgraduate programs


Institution type Private
Year established Data not available
Campus setting Urban
Student population Large (More than 10,000)
foreign students 11%
Nationalities Data not available

About Universiti Kuala Lumpur (UniKL)

Universiti Kuala Lumpur (UniKL) is the leading university in engineering technology that aims to upgrade the status of technical education in Malaysia. To that end, we endeavour to equip you with strong technological knowledge and astute entrepreneurial skills that will enable you to soar higher in life and pursue your dream career.

Our 12 branch institutes offer various foundation, diploma undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and we strategically located all over Malaysia. 

UniKL is managed by Universiti Teknikal MARA Sdn. Bhd., a subsidiary of Majlis Amanah Rakyat (MARA) or Council of Trust for the People. MARA is a government agency under the Ministry of Rural & Regional Development. 



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Courses available 156

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Living cost

S$ 517 per month

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The accommodation at UniKL is able to cater almost 10,000 students from all over UniKL campuses. The ambiance in the student apartment helps build camaraderie and encourage friendship among students of diverse racial and religious backgrounds. Good quality off-campus accommodation are also available at reasonable rates. UniKL will make an effort to house all students on campus for at least one year. There are accommodation officers available to help students find their own accommodation and to provide advice on housing problems.

On-campus Accommodation 

  • Most on campus accommodation is located within each campus with the exception of students from IPROM and MIIT, both based at City Campus in Kuala Lumpur.
  • Female students from these two institutes are housed in university accommodation in Jalan Tanduk, in Bangsar while accommodation for male students are at Block 10 in Lembah Pantai and Kampung Baru.
  • Buses are provided for these students to travel to  and from the City Campus.  
  • Accommodation is guaranteed to all first year students who have a firm offer from the university. Students from 2nd year onwards are encouraged to find their own  accommodation although rooms maybe available on campus on case to case basis.
  • It is very cheap to stay on campus as the accommodation is heavily subsidized by the  university. The rental that is charged is from RM120-RM150 monthly. The accommodation  is on quad sharing basis and only basic necessities are provided to each student such  as, bed, wardrobe, mattress and study table. 

Private Accommodation 

  • Private accommodation is also available with most being at least two miles from campus. Renting privately can work out extremely economical particularly in a shared house or apartment.
  • In Kuala Lumpur the rental for a two-bedroom unfurnished flat can range from RM600- RM 1,000 depending on the area. Private housing in our branch campuses will be approximately 20-30% lower than in Kuala Lumpur.
  • Living cost will vary according to the type of accommodation, the number of people and the area.


UniKL provides world class learning and campus facilities. These facilities range from multimedia equipments, workshops, multimedia studios to high technology laboratories. To ensure students enjoy learning in UniKL, our lecture halls are equipped with the latest technology complete with systematic high-definition audio and visual system. UniKL campuses are equipped with the latest technologies.

  • Room (Lecture Theater / Discussion / Training / Meeting Room / Hall)
  • Hangar (Aviation)
  • Dock Yard (Marine & Shipbuilding)
  • Laboratory
  • Workshop
  • The Library
  • Sport & Recreations

There are 12 campuses throughout Malaysia in Kuala Lumpur, Selangor, Malacca, Perak, Kedah and Johor including

  • Universiti Kuala Lumpur (House of Chancellery)
  • Universiti Kuala Lumpur Malaysia France Institute (UniKL MFI)
  • Universiti Kuala Lumpur British Malaysian Institute (UniKL BMI)
  • Universiti Kuala Lumpur Malaysian Institute of Aviation Technology (UniKL MIAT)
  • Universiti Kuala Lumpur Malaysian Spanish Institute (UniKL MSI)
  • Malaysian Institute of Information Technology, Universiti Kuala Lumpur, City Campus (MIIT, UniKL City Campus)
  • Universiti Kuala Lumpur Malaysian Institute of Chemical and Bio-Engineering Technology (UniKL MICET)
  • Universiti Kuala Lumpur Malaysian Institute of Marine Engineering Technology (UniKL MIMET)
  • Universiti Kuala Lumpur Royal College of Medicine Perak (UniKL RCMP)
  • Universiti Kuala Lumpur Institute of Product Design And Manufacturing (UniKL IPROM)
  • Universiti Kuala Lumpur Malaysian Institute of Industrial Technology (UniKL MITEC)
  • Universiti Kuala Lumpur Institute of Medical Science Technology (UniKL MESTECH)
  • Universiti Kuala Lumpur Business School
  • Institute for Research and Postgraduate Studies, Universiti Kuala Lumpur City Campus (IRPS, UniKL City Campus)

UniKL City Campus and the Chancellery is situated right smack in the middle of the vibrant ever-changing city of Kuala Lumpur, at the junction of Jalan Sultan Ismail  and Jalan Kelab Sultan Sulaiman, a stones throw away from Kg. Baru the oldest Malay settlement in Kuala Lumpur dating back to almost 100 years.

  • Monorail towards Titiwangsa: Medan Tuanku 
  • KTM towards Batu Caves: Bank Negara
  • LRT towards Gombak: Dang Wangi 

Student population

Large (More than 10,000)

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