Raffles College of Higher Education

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

University Detail

Rankings: Raffles College of Higher Education is globally recognised with a rank of 10,381 according to World University Rankings.

Campus setting Urban
Living cost USD 431 per Month
Student population Medium (1,001 to 10,000)
International students 30%
Institution type Private

About Campus

Raffles College of Higher Education was established as a joint venture between Raffles Education Corporate Limited and [email protected] SDN BHD in 1944. Currently operating with 3 Universities and 33 Colleges, the university prides itself as a practice-oriented university with innovative and stimulating programmes as a University of the Future.

The university offers courses related to Design, Business and Psychology on the campus in Kuala Lumpur. Design courses are focused on practical vocations to nurture not only technicians but also designers. Business courses are giving students the opportunity to study with a flexible schedule. Psychology courses are giving students the benefit of studying factual and actual clinical internships postings to equip them with practical hands-on experience to prepare them for employment after graduation. 

Campus Information

Raffles College of Higher Education has two campuses in Malaysia. The university is located at Kotaraya Building, Johor Bahru and the Raffles College of Higher Education at Kuala Lumpur. Its strategic location in the heart of the city makes it convenient to access amenities such as banks, malls, clinics, public transportation and grocery shops, effectively supplying students with everything they need.

The college also emphasizes on the importance of a local community in the form of their student body. Local events, entrepreneurs and companies are often invited to collaborate with the students and form connections. This provides students with an early start to engage with various opportunities and build a network that they can work with.

The facilities accessible to students are lecture and seminar rooms, drafting and sewing rooms, materials rooms, computer laboratories, photo studio, jewellery design, a resource centre with e-library materials with access to more than 10,000 titles and a cafeteria.


Damai Residences offers students a convenient and comfortable option with these services: housekeeping, maintenance, and on-site manager. Facilities such as swimming pool and kitchen are also open for students’ use. An additional fee applies to the use of electricity, internet, and gas.

To reserve a space, a fee equal to a month’s rent will be charged. It will be used as rental payment for the 1st month of stay. Requirements before moving in are as follows:

  • 2 months rental deposit (refundable after completion of contract)
  • RM 500 utility deposit (refundable after completion of contract)
  • RM 100 keys deposit fee (refundable after the return of all keys and access card)
  • RM 150 processing and stamping fee (non-refundable) deposits are refundable after completion of the contract.

Contracts are for 1-year and will be signed upon students’ arrival. Students can renew the contract after a year.


Damai Residence room rates:

Room Style Single Occupancy Double Occupancy
Single room – small RM750
Single room – large​ RM900
Medium room​​ RM800
Double room​​​ RM1000 RM680
Master room​​​​ RM1440 RM800​


For more information, please contact [email protected].