Studying in Malaysian Universities

UCSI University

UCSI University General Information

Overview of the University

UCSI University is a prestigious university in Malaysia that ranks in the top 2% of world university rankings (2024). It has collaborations with universities in the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, and Canada, and excels in transfer programs to Western universities. For students who want to study hotel management in the Hospitality Faculty, there are excellent facilities designed for 4-star and 5-star hotels.

UCSI University South Wing

  • South Wing Entrance
    South Wing Entrance
  • Lecture Rooms
    Lecture Rooms
  • More Photos of UCSI University South Wing
    • Lecture Rooms
      Lecture Rooms
    • Lecture Rooms
      Lecture Rooms
    • Lecture Rooms
      Lecture Rooms
    • Small Classrooms
      Small Classrooms
    • Small Classrooms
      Small Classrooms
    • Small Classrooms
      Small Classrooms
    • Classroom Environment
      Classroom Environment
    • Classroom Environment
      Classroom Environment
    • Classroom Environment
      Classroom Environment
    • Classroom Environment
      Classroom Environment
    • Applied Chemistry Department Lab
      Applied Chemistry Department Lab
    • Applied Chemistry Department Lab
      Applied Chemistry Department Lab
    • Applied Chemistry Department Lab
      Applied Chemistry Department Lab
    • Applied Chemistry Department Lab
      Applied Chemistry Department Lab
    • Music Faculty Lecture Room
      Music Faculty Lecture Room
    • Music Faculty Practice Studio
      Music Faculty Practice Studio
    • Music Faculty Practice Studio
      Music Faculty Practice Studio
    • Design Faculty
      Design Faculty
    • Design Faculty Practice Room
      Design Faculty Practice Room
    • Medical Faculty
      Medical Faculty
    • Medical Faculty
      Medical Faculty
    • Multipurpose Hall
      Multipurpose Hall
    • Multipurpose Hall
      Multipurpose Hall
    • Student Affairs
      Student Affairs
    • International University Collaboration CenterInternational University Collaboration Center
    • International University Collaboration CenterInternational University Collaboration Center
    • International University Collaboration CenterInternational University Collaboration Center
    • LibraryLibrary
    • Library Interior
      Library Interior
    • Library Interior
      Library Interior
    • Library Computer Room
      Library Computer Room
    • Library Computer Room
      Library Computer Room
    • Library Interior
      Library Interior
    • Library Self-Study Area
      Library Self-Study Area
    • Library Self-Study Area
      Library Self-Study Area
    • Library Discussion Room
      Library Discussion Room
    • Cafeteria
      Cafeteria
    • Cafeteria
      Cafeteria
    • Cafeteria
      Cafeteria
    • Korean Restaurant
      Korean Restaurant
    • Bookstore
      Bookstore
    • School Bus
      School Bus

UCSI University North Wing

  • Front Entrance of North Wing
    Front Entrance of North Wing
  • Exterior
    Exterior
  • Continuation of UCSI University North Wing Photos
    • Hotel Lobby for Hospitality Faculty Practicum
      Hotel Lobby for Hospitality Faculty Practicum
    • Hotel Front Desk for Hospitality Faculty Practicum
      Hotel Front Desk for Hospitality Faculty Practicum
    • Hotel Interior
      Hotel Interior
    • Shower & Toilet
      Shower & Toilet
    • Shower & Toilet
      Shower & Toilet
    • Shower & Toilet
      Shower & Toilet
    • TV & Air Conditioning
      TV & Air Conditioning
    • Closet
      Closet
    • Bed
      Bed
    • Desk & Refrigerator
      Desk & Refrigerator
    • Shower & Toilet
      Shower & Toilet
    • Shower & Toilet
      Shower & Toilet
    • Wash Basin
      Wash Basin
    • TV
      TV
    • Air Conditioning
      Air Conditioning
    • Bed
      Bed
    • TV & Refrigerator
      TV & Refrigerator
    • Shower (Separate Shower & Toilet)
      Shower (Separate Shower & Toilet)
    • Shower (Separate Shower & Toilet)
      Shower (Separate Shower & Toilet)
    • Toilet (Separate Shower & Toilet)
      Toilet (Separate Shower & Toilet)
    • Integrated Shower, Toilet & Wash Basin
      Integrated Shower, Toilet & Wash Basin
    • Integrated Shower, Toilet & Wash Basin
      Integrated Shower, Toilet & Wash Basin
    • VIP Room
      VIP Room
    • VIP Room Counter Table
      VIP Room Counter Table
    • VIP Room TV
      VIP Room TV
    • VIP Room Desk
      VIP Room Desk
    • VIP Room Bathroom with Bathtub
      VIP Room Bathroom with Bathtub
    • Bathtub with Jet Features
      Bathtub with Jet Features
    • VIP Room Bathroom Shower Room
      VIP Room Bathroom Shower Room
    • VIP Room Bed
      VIP Room Bed
    • VIP Room Living Room
      VIP Room Living Room
    • Practical Restaurant for Culinary Faculty
      Practical Restaurant for Culinary Faculty
    • Research Lab for Medical Faculty
      Research Lab for Medical Faculty
    • Experimental Lab for Engineering Faculty
      Experimental Lab for Engineering Faculty
    • Multipurpose Hall
      Multipurpose Hall
    • Multipurpose Hall
      Multipurpose Hall
    • Classroom for University Pathway English Course
      Classroom for University Pathway English Course
    • Classroom for University Pathway English Course
      Classroom for University Pathway English Course
    • Classroom for University Pathway English Course
      Classroom for University Pathway English Course
    • Classroom for University Pathway English Course
      Classroom for University Pathway English Course
    • Classroom for University Pathway English Course
      Classroom for University Pathway English Course
    • Bulletin Board for University Pathway English Course
      Bulletin Board for University Pathway English Course

    • Name Plate for University Pathway English Course
    • Textbook for University Pathway English Course
      Textbook for University Pathway English Course
    • Classroom Scene for University Pathway English Course
      Classroom Scene for University Pathway English Course
    • Classroom Scene for University Pathway English Course
      Classroom Scene for University Pathway English Course
    • Classroom Scene for University Pathway English Course
      Classroom Scene for University Pathway English Course
    • Classroom Scene for University Pathway English Course
      Classroom Scene for University Pathway English Course
    • Classroom Scene for University Pathway English Course
      Classroom Scene for University Pathway English Course
    • Student Lounge for University Pathway English Course
      Student Lounge for University Pathway English Course
    • 2nd Floor: Faculty Staff Room for University Pathway English Course
      2nd Floor: Faculty Staff Room for University Pathway English Course
    • 2nd Floor: Faculty Staff Room for University Pathway English Course
      2nd Floor: Faculty Staff Room for University Pathway English Course
    • Bookstore
      Bookstore
    • Inside the Campus
      Inside the Campus
    • Inside the Campus
      Inside the Campus
    • Cafeteria
      Cafeteria
    • Cafeteria
      Cafeteria
    • Cafeteria
      Cafeteria
    • Swimming Pool
      Swimming Pool
    • Squash Court
      Squash Court
    • South Wing (10-15 minutes on foot). UCSI University's main campus where almost all faculties are located.South Wing (10-15 minutes on foot). UCSI University's main campus where almost all faculties are located.
    • Off-Campus Apartments
      Off-Campus Apartments

General Information

Location Kuala Lumpur
Year of Establishment 1986
Type of Institution Private University
Number of Students 11,000
Number of International Students Around 4,400 from 90 countries
Language Courses Available
Inter-campus Programs Not available
Twinning Programs Available
American Degree Transfer Program Available
Dual Awards Program Not available
Internship Available
Course Enrollment Not possible

UCSI University Campus Area

The campus is located in a residential area on the outskirts of Kuala Lumpur.

There are no train stations within walking distance, and there are no entertainment facilities in the vicinity, allowing students to study without distractions.

There are a few convenience stores, internet cafes, and small shops within walking distance, but there are no shopping centers or large supermarkets nearby.

UCSI University Campus Area

  • Giant (Malaysian Supermarket)
    Giant (Malaysian Supermarket)
  • Mall
    Mall
  • Japanese Restaurant Inside Mall
    Japanese Restaurant Inside Mall
  • McDonald's
    McDonald's
  • More Photos of the Campus Area
    • Starbucks
      Starbucks
    • Campus Area
      Campus Area
    • Campus Area (Local Convenience Store KK Market is available)Campus Area (Local Convenience Store KK Market is available)
    • Campus Area
      Campus Area
    • Campus Area Restaurants
      Campus Area Restaurants

Location

Location Suburbs of Kuala Lumpur
Major Transportation Bus, Taxi
Transportation from the Airport 1. KLIA Transit + KTM + Taxi
2. KLIA Transit + Taxi
3. Airport Bus + KTM + Taxi
4. Taxi


University Preparatory Courses (Pre-University Programmes)

Diploma & Degree Programmes

Certificate Programmes

University Pathway English Course

Course Overview

Number of Students 150-200 students
Main Countries of Student Origin Middle East: 50%, China: 20%, Iran: 5%, South Korea: 5%, Other: 20%
Teacher Nationalities Malaysia, UK, Australia, New Zealand, USA, Canada
Average Class Size 15-20 students
Maximum Class Size 25 students
Levels 10
Entry Requirements High school diploma or equivalent
Notes

Fees

Malaysia CIMB Bank Exchange Rate: RM1=34.67 (as of 2024年06月17日 11:45 )
2023
Administration Fee
RM2,650 (91,876)
Application Fee
RM450 (15,602)
Facility Usage Fee
RM50/level (1,734)
1 level = 1 month
Security Deposit (Refundable)
RM1,000 (34,670)
Tuition Fee
RM1,900/level (65,873)
1 level = 1 month

Admission Dates and Graduation Dates

2023
Admission Date Graduation Date
January 3rd January 27th
January 30th February 24th
February 27th March 24th
March 27th April 21st
April 24th May 19th
May 22nd June 16th
June 19th July 14th
July 17th August 11th
August 14th September 8th
September 11th October 6th
October 9th November 3rd
November 6th December 1st
December 4th December 29th

Sample Class Schedule

Levels 1–5
8:00 AM–10:00 AM Writing
10:00 AM–12:00 PM Speaking
Levels 6–10
1:00 PM–3:00 PM Writing
3:00 PM–5:00 PM Speaking

Accommodation

Fees

Malaysia CIMB Bank Exchange Rate: Rm1=34.67 (as of 2024年06月17日 11:45 )
Common Fees
Refundable Deposit
Block D/L, Off-Campus Apartments: Rm1,000 (34,670)
Block E: Rm2,000 (69,340)
Access Card Processing Fee
Off-Campus Apartments: Rm5 (173)
Access Card Refundable Deposit
Off-Campus Apartments: Rm50 (1,734)
  • South Wing University Residence
  • Cambridge GCE A Level
    Single Room Large (Ensuite Bathroom and Toilet) (January & July Semester)
    Block E: Rm10,800 (374,436)
    Single Room Large (Ensuite Bathroom and Toilet) (April Semester)
    Block E: Rm14,400 (499,248)
    Single Room Medium (Ensuite Bathroom and Toilet) (January & July Semester)
    Block E: Rm10,200 (353,634)
    Single Room Medium (Ensuite Bathroom and Toilet) (April Semester)
    Block E: Rm13,600 (471,512)
    Single Room Medium (Ensuite Bathroom and Toilet) (January & July Semester)
    Block E: Rm9,600 (332,832)
    Single Room Medium (Ensuite Bathroom and Toilet) (April Semester)
    Block E: Rm12,800 (443,776)
    Single Room Small (Ensuite Bathroom and Toilet) (January & July Semester)
    Block E: Rm6,000 (208,020)
    Single Room Small (Ensuite Bathroom and Toilet) (April Semester)
    Block E: Rm8,000 (277,360)
    Double Room Large (Ensuite Bathroom and Toilet) (January & July Semester)
    Block E: Rm5,400 (187,218)
    Double Room Large (Ensuite Bathroom and Toilet) (April Semester)
    Block E: Rm7,200 (249,624)
    Double Room (January & July Semester)
    Block D: Rm3,900 (135,213)
    Double Room (April Semester)
    Block D: Rm5,200 (180,284)
  • Diploma in Nursing
    Bachelor of Optometry(Hons)
    Bachelor of Nursing(Hons)
    Bachelor of Pharmacy(Hons)
    BA(Hons)Interior Architecture
    BSc(Hons)Architecture
    Single Room Large (Ensuite Bathroom and Toilet)
    Block E: Rm9,000 (312,030)
    Single Room Medium (Ensuite Bathroom and Toilet)
    Block E: Rm8,500 (294,695)
    Single Room Medium (Ensuite Bathroom and Toilet)
    Block E: Rm8,000 (277,360)
    Single Room Small (Ensuite Bathroom and Toilet)
    Block E: Rm5,000 (173,350)
    Double Room Large (Ensuite Bathroom and Toilet)
    Block E: Rm4,500 (156,015)
    Double Room Medium (Ensuite Bathroom and Toilet)
    Block E: Rm3,750 (130,013)
    Double Room
    Block D: Rm3,250 (112,678)
  • University Preparatory English Course
    Single Room Large (Ensuite Bathroom and Toilet)
    Block E: Rm1,800 per month (62,406)
    Single Room Medium (Ensuite Bathroom and Toilet)
    Block E: Rm1,700 per month (58,939)
    Single Room Medium (Ensuite Bathroom and Toilet)
    Block E: Rm1,600 per month (55,472)
    Single Room Small (Ensuite Bathroom and Toilet)
    Block E: Rm1,000 per month (34,670)
    Double Room Large (Ensuite Bathroom and Toilet)
    Block E: Rm900 per month (31,203)
    Double Room Medium (Ensuite Bathroom and Toilet)
    Block E: Rm750 per month (26,003)
    Double Room
    Block D: Rm650 per month (22,536)
  • Other
    Single Room Large (Ensuite Bathroom and Toilet) (January, May, September Long Semester)
    Block E: Rm7,200 (249,624)
    Single Room Large (Ensuite Bathroom and Toilet) (March, September Short Semester)
    Block E: Rm3,600 (124,812)
    Single Room Medium (Ensuite Bathroom and Toilet) (January, May, September Long Semester)
    Block E: Rm6,800 (235,756)
    Single Room Medium (Ensuite Bathroom and Toilet) (March, September Short Semester)
    Block E: Rm3,400 (117,878)
    Single Room Medium (Ensuite Bathroom and Toilet) (January, May, September Long Semester)
    Block E: Rm6,400 (221,888)
    Single Room Medium (Ensuite Bathroom and Toilet) (March, September Short Semester)
    Block E: Rm3,200 (110,944)
    Single Room Small (Ensuite Bathroom and Toilet) (January, May, September Long Semester)
    Block E: Rm4,000 (138,680)
    Single Room Small (Ensuite Bathroom and Toilet) (March, September Short Semester)
    Block E: Rm2,000 (69,340)
    Double Room Large (Ensuite Bathroom and Toilet) (January, May, September Long Semester)
    Block E: Rm3,600 (124,812)
    Double Room Large (Ensuite Bathroom and Toilet) (March, September Short Semester)
    Block E: Rm1,800 (62,406)
    Double Room Medium (Ensuite Bathroom and Toilet) (January, May, September Long Semester)
    Block E: Rm3,000 (104,010)
    Double Room Medium (Ensuite Bathroom and Toilet) (March, September Short Semester)
    Block E: Rm1,500 (52,005)
    Double Room (January, May, September Long Semester)
    Block D: Rm2,600 (90,142)
    Double Room (March, September Short Semester)
    Block D: Rm1,300 (45,071)
  • North Wing University Dormitory
  • Cambridge GCE A Level
    Double Room (January & July Semesters)
    £3,660(126,892)
    Double Room (April Semester)
    £4,880(169,190)
  • Diploma in Nursing
    Bachelor of Optometry(Hons)
    Bachelor of Nursing(Hons)
    Bachelor of Pharmacy(Hons)
    BA(Hons)Interior Architecture
    BSc(Hons)Architecture
    Double Room
    £3,050(105,744)
  • University Pathway English Course
    Double Room
    £610/month(21,149)
  • Others
    Double Room (January, May, September Long Semester)
    £2,440(84,595)
    Double Room (March, September Short Semester)
    £1,220(42,297)
  • Off-Campus Apartments
  • Single Room (Small)
    8 Months or More Contract
    £650(22,536)
    12 Months or More Contract
    £600(20,802)
  • Single Room (Small: No Air Conditioning)
    8 Months or More Contract
    £570(19,762)
    12 Months or More Contract
    £530(18,375)
  • Single Room (Medium)
    8 Months or More Contract
    £800(27,736)
    12 Months or More Contract
    £735(25,482)
  • Single Room (Medium: No Air Conditioning)
    8 Months or More Contract
    £700(24,269)
    12 Months or More Contract
    £650(22,536)
  • Single Room (Large: Ensuite Shower & Toilet)
    8 Months or More Contract
    £1,230(42,644)
    12 Months or More Contract
    £1,130(39,177)
  • Single Room (Large: No Air Conditioning, Ensuite Shower & Toilet)
    8 Months or More Contract
    £1,070(37,097)
    12 Months or More Contract
    £980(33,977)
  • Double Room (Medium)
    8 Months or More Contract
    £490(16,988)
    12 Months or More Contract
    £450(15,602)
  • Double Room (Medium: No Air Conditioning)
    8 Months or More Contract
    £410(14,215)
    12 Months or More Contract
    £375(13,001)
  • Double Room (Large: Ensuite Shower & Toilet)
    8 Months or More Contract
    £615(21,322)
    12 Months or More Contract
    £575(19,935)
  • Double Room (Large: No Air Conditioning, Ensuite Shower & Toilet)
    8 Months or More Contract
    £535(18,548)
    12 Months or More Contract
    £490(16,988)
  • South Wing University Dormitory

    Blocks E and D University Dormitories are located within the South Wing. These dormitories have a secure entrance with a reception, ensuring excellent security. Each individual room does not have a TV, but there are shared TV spaces on each floor.

    Block D University Dormitory

    • Block D University Dormitory
      Block D University Dormitory
    • There is a reception at the dormitory entrance.
      There is a reception at the dormitory entrance.
    • Double Room
      Double Room
    • Double Room
      Double Room
    • More Photos of Block D University Dormitory
      • Double Room
        Double Room
      • Double Room
        Double Room
      • Inside the Dormitory
        Inside the Dormitory
      • Common Kitchen
        Common Kitchen
      • Common Kitchen
        Common Kitchen
      • Dormitory Cafeteria
        Dormitory Cafeteria
      • Dormitory Cafeteria
        Dormitory Cafeteria
      • Dormitory Cafeteria Menu
        Dormitory Cafeteria Menu
        (Click the image to enlarge)
      • Dormitory Cafeteria Menu
        Dormitory Cafeteria Menu
        (Click the image to enlarge)
      • Laundry
        Laundry
      • Common Shower
        Common Shower
      • Common Toilet
        Common Toilet
      • Common Washbasin
        Common Washbasin

    North Wing University Dormitory

    North Wing University Dormitory is located within the North Wing, and it has a secure entrance with a reception to prevent unauthorized access, ensuring excellent security. Each individual room does not have a TV, but there are shared TV spaces on each floor.

    North Wing University Dormitory

    • There is a reception at the dormitory entrance.
      There is a reception at the dormitory entrance.
    • Room Entrance
      Room Entrance
    • Dormitory Lounge
      Dormitory Lounge
    • Dormitory Corridor
      Dormitory Corridor
    • More Photos of North Wing University Dormitory
      • Inside the Dormitory
        Inside the Dormitory
      • Study Desk
        Study Desk
      • Bed
        Bed
      • Closet
        Closet
      • Common Shower
        Common Shower
      • Common Toilet
        Common Toilet
      • Toilet Paper
        Toilet Paper
      • Common Washbasin
        Common Washbasin

    Off-Campus Apartments

    A campus shuttle bus operates from the Off-Campus Apartments to the South Wing and North Wing.

    Off-Campus Apartments

    • Exterior
      Exterior
    • Deluxe Twin Share
      Deluxe Twin Share
    • Master Room Twin Share with Shower
      Master Room Twin Share with Shower
    • Single Room
      Single Room
    • Continuation of Off-Campus Apartment Photos
      • Shared Dining
        Shared Dining
      • Shared Living
        Shared Living
      • Pool
        Pool

    American Degree Transfer Program (ADTP) Partner Universities

    Exchange Student Partner Universities

    Transfer Articulation Partner Universities(International Degree Pathway Programme)