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UNITAR International University


35 Undergraduate programs
16 Postgraduate programs


Institution type Private
Year established Data not available
Campus setting Urban
Student population Medium (1,001 to 10,000)
foreign students 10%
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About UNITAR International University

UNITAR International University is one of Malaysia's renowned private universities established in 1997. The university has collaborations with several Independent Regional Centres with a population of more than 9,000 students in 60 academic programmes. 

Its main campus, occupying a total built-up area of 280,000 square feet spread across 15 storeys, is situated in Kelana Jaya, Selangor. Recognized as one of the pioneering virtual universities in Southeast Asia, UNITAR is also among the earliest private universities established in Malaysia.

The university offers Foundation, Diploma, Bachelor's degree, Master's and Doctorate programmes that are approved by the Ministry of Higher Education. Students can be assured that the institution's quality exceeds the standards of excellence required by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency.

The university strives to provide top quality education in a wide range of programmes, such as:

  • Business & Administration
  • Education & Social Sciences
  • Early Childhood Studies
  • Information Technology
  • Hospitality & Tourism Management

All programmes are developed through close deliberation with field experts, industry partners and senior academia.



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Courses available 51

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  • All accommodation is reasonably priced and located near the campus.
  • UNITAR Student Housing and Transportation Unit offers friendly advice and information to help students look for the right place.
  • The Rental Rates depend on the types of accommodation, location and facilities, ranging from RM 170 – RM 300 (fully furnished).


UNITAR facilities include:

  • Lecture Halls
  • Library
  • Computer Lab
  • Language Lab
  • Counselling Lab
  • Surau
  • Student Affair
  • Student Clubs
  • Student Lounge
  • Threatre

Located at Leisure Commerce Square, 46150 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, UNITAR is accessible by public transport such as buses and train (KTM).

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Medium (1,001 to 10,000)

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  1. Is UNITAR recognised internationally?

Online Programmes are legitimate and are recognized by employers worldwide. However, it is important to ensure that the online programme is accredited. At UNITAR, all our online programmes are accredited by MQA (Malaysian Qualifications Agency).


       2. Is UNITAR Malaysia good?

UNITAR is rated 'Berdaya Maju (Viable)' in the latest SETARA rating. It is also recognised as the first university in Asia to receive a 5 star QS rating for Online Learning.


       3. Why study at UNITAR?

Why Study with UNITAR. UNITAR's commitment to excellence in programme offering is part of our DNA. Our programmes are well trusted in the industry and prepare students to pursue further academic qualifications or for a successful career. Over the years, UNITAR has acquired unique expertise and experience in designing and delivering a variety of training activities. We have become a leading institute in the provision of customized and creative learning solutions to institutions and individuals from both public and private sectors.




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