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Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)

11800 Pulau Pinang View map
#207
Public
Very High
18,141
2,427
2,711

Overview

Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) is the second oldest university in Malaysia and one of the leading universities in the country. Its main thrust in the development of higher education are in the fields of Natural Sciences, Applied Sciences, Medical and Health Sciences, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Building Sciences & Technology, Social Sciences, Humanities and Education. USM is the only APEX University in Malaysia, a special status accorded by the Ministry of Higher Education. The APEX (Accelerated Programme for Excellence) agenda among others is to propel the university to be one of the best institutions of higher learning in the world. USM is also the premium Research Intensive University in the country and has adopted an innovative approach to higher education, departing from the traditional faculty system to the broad-based school system. A university that champions sustainability issues, USM has 26 schools, offering undergraduate and postgraduate education and research based studies to both local and international students. Another 17 Centres of Excellence (CoE) and 2 Higher Institution Centres of Excellence (HICoE) also offer research and innovation opportunities to prospective researchers, as well as to provide for the development, application and the dissemination of knowledge. USM has 4 campuses, with the main campus is...

University Highlights

Total students - 18,141

36.4%
63.6%

International students - 2,711

33.4%
66.6%

Total faculty staff - 2,427

346
2081

Total students - 18,141

36.4%
63.6%

International students - 2,711

33.4%
66.6%

Total faculty staff - 2,427

2081
346
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