Sunway University

Bandar Sunway, Malaysia

University Detail

  • Achieved an overall 5 Star rating in the QS Stars University Ratings (2018 – 2021)
  • 5 Stars in the individual categories for “Teaching”, “Facilities”, “Employability”, “Social Responsibility” and “Inclusiveness”
  • Awarded the Tier 5 “Excellent” rating in the National SETARA quality assessment in 2017
Campus setting Urban
Living cost USD 479 Per Month
Student population Large (More than 10,000)​
International students 15%
Institution type Private

About Campus

Sunway University is a leading not-for-profit private university committed to the pursuit of education through scholarship, research and enterprise. It is ranked among the top 2% of universities in Asia and rated as a 5-star institution by Quacquarelli Symonds. The University has also been awarded a 5-Star rating in the SETARA 2017 assessment of Malaysian Higher Education Institutions and is one of only eleven universities in Malaysia to be awarded the Premier Digital Technology University status by the Malaysian Digital Economy Corporation. The University is recognized by the Ministry of Education of Malaysia and the Malaysian Qualifications Agency, and its programmes are designed to fulfil the needs and interests of modern society. ​


To date, the University has drawn more than 26,000 students from over 90 countries to its vibrant, 880,000-square-feet campus. Supported by the Jeffrey Cheah Foundation, the University has invested in excess of RM400 million in its infrastructure and continues to expand its teaching and learning, and research spaces. Here at Sunway, students and academics thrive in the discovery of ideas and opportunities in the heart of Sunway City, adjacent to some of the best public, medical and social amenities in Malaysia

Campus Information

Occupying 22 acres of prime land in Bandar Sunway, Petaling Jaya, the current RM350 million campus is fully equipped with academic, hostel and sports facilities and is amongst the largest and most modern private institutions in Malaysia. The campus comes complete with wireless access coverage (Wi-Fi) available 24-hours per day which covers classrooms, lecture halls, cafeteria, library, concourse and open areas that are conducive for student discussions, communications, eLearning and working on course assignments. The University values security and have therefore set up a 24-hour Security and Auxiliary Police & Security personnel who are accorded full-fledged auxiliary police status.


The accommodation units are fully furnished.​ Rental in the hostel includes water, electricity and WiFi/internet connections. There are three on-campus hostel facilities which are fully furnished which are:​


  1. Sunway Monash Residence​
  2. Sun-U Residence​
  3. Sun-U Apartment​


Sunway Monash Residence room rates:​


Sun-U Residence room rates:


Sun-U Apartment room rates:


For more information, please contact [email protected].