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Asia School of Business in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur, WP Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

0 Undergraduate programs
2 Postgraduate programs


Institution type Private
Year established 2015
Campus setting Urban
Student population Small (1,000 or less)
foreign students 45%
Nationalities Data not available

About Asia School of Business in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Developing Leaders for Asia and Beyond

Established in 2015 with MIT Sloan, Asia School of Business (ASB) nurtures transformative leaders devoted to making a global impact.

The Asia School of Business (ASB) situated in Kuala Lumpur provides various graduate business programs, including MBA, EMBA, and Master in Central Banking.

Established through a collaboration between MIT Sloan School of Management and Bank Negara Malaysia, the institution offers a comprehensive 12-month full-time MBA program alongside executive education courses tailored for both local and international learners.

This partnership involves joint efforts in academic and curriculum design, organizational structure, admissions procedures, and overall management of ASB. Faculty members from both MIT Sloan and ASB deliver courses, with local ASB faculty also designated as MIT Sloan International Faculty Fellows.

Students benefit from a dual-campus experience, splitting their study time between the MIT Sloan campus in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and the ASB campus in Kuala Lumpur.



Admissions Statistics
IELTS 5.0+
TOEFL 500.0+

For admission requirements and intakes for each individual course/programme please refer to course details.

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Courses available 2

Tuition and application fees

$ 32,109 - $ 38,531 per year

Estimated tuition fees as reported by the institution.

Tuition and Application Statistics
Application fee (local students) Data not available
Application fee (foreign students) Data not available
Student visa fee (foreign students) $ 513

Living cost

$ 428 per month

Average living cost in Malaysia

The amount is indicated taking into account the average cost of food, accommodation, etc in Malaysia for 2024

Costs Statistics
Food $ 321
Accommodation Data not available
Others $ 214

Ready to get started? Kickstart your university life


ASB’s dedication to a fully integrated learning experience starts with providing comfortable residential facilities to all of our students. Our brand new Residensi ASB is located right next to the ASB Academic Building.

Residensi ASB offers accommodation according to your requirements ranging from single rooms to family rooms and guest rooms for short stays. Our students are presented with facilities that promote a conducive living and learning environment all within reach of the gorgeous Kuala Lumpur urbanscape that you will call home during your journey with us.

Residensi ASB comes fully equipped with:

  • Multipurpose Hall
  • Gymnasium, sports and wellness facilities
  • Cafe
  • Launderette
  • Comfortable residential rooms
  • 24/7 co-working spaces / spacious study rooms
  • Prayer Rooms
  • Ample parking



ASB’s sprawling 22.2-acre residential and academic campus is built for collaboration, scholarship, and innovation. The key design principles for the campus reflects the principles of BNM and the aspirations of ASB – to create an environmentally-sustainable building that facilitates intellectual collaboration, fosters a community of innovation, and promotes globalization and diversity, while serving as the heart of the academic and social exchanges of ideas for the Kuala Lumpur and broader Southeast Asian business community. The campus is located near the central business district and within walking distance from multiple light rail lines and can accommodate over 1,200 students, faculty, and staff.

From the very first day of your journey at ASB, you can rest assured that you’ll have a seamless learning and living experience at our campus equipped with state-of-the-art facilities at every turn.

The academic building spans six levels. The ground level (Level G) and first floor (Level 1) are public areas designed to create an open area for the ASB community. The five-story daylight-filled atrium on Level 1 serves as the central meeting and connection point for the community. Levels 2 and 3 are designed around learning and education – housing classrooms, research centers, study spaces, and a library. Levels 4 and 5 are built around faculty collaboration, scholarship, and innovation.

Facilities include:

  • State-of-the-art classrooms modelled after those at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
  • Open spaces for collaboration
  • Spacious offices
  • Over 60+ study rooms and meeting rooms spread out across various levels, equipped with modern conferencing facilities
  • Career Center sponsored by CIMB
  • Research centers endowed by Maybank, Sapura Energy and AirAsia
  • Central Banking Research Center
  • Trademarked FabLabKL, a maker space for creation and innovation
  • 300-seater Khazanah Auditorium
  • Cafeteria

Student population

Small (1,000 or less)

Total population

Student Statistics
Undergraduate students Data not available
Postgraduate students 80
foreign students Data not available


The mission of ASB is to become a premier school of management in Asia, recognized for its ability to develop transformative and principled leaders who will contribute to a better future and the advancement of the emerging world.


The Best of Asia + America

Our full-time MBA program features a core curriculum taught by ASB and MIT Sloan faculty, complemented by Action Learning projects with organizations across Asia and beyond. The curriculum includes up to three weeks of MIT Sloan Immersion in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

We also offer an Industry Trek where students have the opportunity to explore multiple industries and understand the local culture.  To date, Industry Treks have been conducted in the United States, China, South Korea and the United Arab Emirates.



Career Path

Are you Asia-ready? Southeast Asia is the world’s fastest-growing region by GDP, with the highest relative salary increases for MBA graduates due to a significant talent deficit.

Accelerating your career in Asia is a smart move, and the best way to do so is by earning an MBA degree from a school that understands the market best.

At ASB, we maintain deep relationships with over 150 corporate partners in the region, and our career development curriculum is tailored for Asia’s hiring environment.

Many of our graduates from around the world transition into management positions in Asia, further strengthening the global ASB network year after year.

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