UCSI University

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

University Detail

As of 2021, UCSI University improved its ranking in the QS World University Rankings 2021, climbing up 51 spots ahead to be placed 391.


UCSI University was also deemed as Malaysia’s best private university two times in a row, according to the QS World University Rankings 2020. This achievement was the hard-earned result of consistent effort and dedication to excellence as they strive to continuously improve year after year.

Campus setting Suburban
Living cost USD350 – USD420
Student population 13,000
International students 24%
Institution type Private

About Campus

UCSI University is an institution built on the principles of perseverance, audacity, integrity and excellence in the pursuit of education. As one of Malaysia’s first private universities, it keeps a strong track record of university-industry engagement and contributes to the growth of Malaysia’s tourism and hospitality industry by leading the Malaysian Centre of Tourism and Hospitality Education.

Its commitment to the discovery and pursuit of academy is further highlighted by its progress in research and knowledge, making it a dependable institution of higher education.

Over the years, students from 110 different countries have chosen the university to pursue their higher studies, making the campus a melting pot of rich culture and diversity. The university’s faculty are equipped with extensive experiences from working overseas and taking upon advisory roles in public bodies and committees. By bringing those experiences to the classroom, the academics create an exhilarating learning environment for eager learners to thrive in.


Campus Information

UCSI University has proudly contributed to the forefront of the research and development cause over the years.  Their recently established research Centre, dubbed CERVIE (Centre of Excellence for Research, Value Innovation and Entrepreneurship) is a testament to that and aims to promote practical applications of research and establish the university’s reputation as a knowledge creator.

It is the university’s goal to equip each of their graduates with skilful attributes that make them a desired candidate of employability. These include effective communication skills, critical thinking abilities, ethical values, civic responsibility, interpersonal skills, and to grow as a globally-engaged citizen with a love for lifelong learning.



UCSI University offers two accommodation options to students. On-campus accommodation is located at the Residential Halls and off-campus accommodation at Angkasa Condominium.


The Residential Halls have twin-sharing rooms, three-bed shared rooms, and single rooms. The Hall is segregated into male and female quarters and has a common area for friends and family to visit. They also have the following services:

  • Air-conditioning
  • In-house cafeteria
  • 24-hour WiFi service
  • 24-hour security
  • Fully-furnished room
  • Launderette
  • Hot water
  • Mosque
  • Pantry


Angkasa Condominium is a popular option for students that want off-campus accommodation nearby. It offers both shared and single rooms with the option of air-conditioning. They have the following facilities and services:

  • Fully-furnished room
  • Air-conditioning (optional)
  • Microwave
  • Washing machine
  • 24-hour security


For more information, please contact [email protected].