- Top 600 THE World University Rankings 2018
- 251 QS University Rankings: Asia 2018
- 99 THE Asia University Rankings 2018
- 101 THE Young University Rankings 2017
- 5 SETARA 2017
|Living cost||RM 1,000 per month|
|Student population||Large (More than 10,000)|
|International students||Contact the university / college|
About Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR)
UTAR was founded with a mission to provide quality education to all. To serve a large portion of the populace, the University has two campuses, namely the UTAR Kampar Campus in Perak, and the UTAR Sungai Long Campus in the Klang Valley. The two campuses house 9 faculties, 3 institutes and 3 centres of studies.
UTAR Kampar Campus (Perak)
The Kampar Campus in the state of Perak is conveniently located off the North-South Highway, a 190-kilometres or 2-hour drive from Kuala Lumpur. Known as a former tin mining town, Kampar is a district within Perak's Kinta Valley, which is historically rich with tin reserves. Today, Kampar is a bustling education hub following the establishment of the Kampar Campus.
The award-winning Kampar Campus is flanked by picturesque mountains and scenic lakes, offering a naturally peaceful environment that is conducive for learning teaching and research.
Sungai Long Campus (Selangor)
The Sungai Long Campus located in Bandar Sungai Long, a main township in Kajang, Selangor, is a state-of-the-art, purpose-built campus. Its location within the Bandar Sungai Long residential township near Kuala Lumpur city provides the best of both worlds. It offers the tranquil learning environment of a suburban setting and the conveniences of a big city such as plentiful housing, affordable eateries, banking facilities and diverse entertainment.
To complement its teaching, learning and research experience, the campus is equipped with a library, laboratories, computers and medical equipment.
The Department of Student Affairs (DSA) has compiled a list of accommodation options within the vicinity of the campuses. This includes single and double-storey houses, flats, apartments and condominiums. DSA staff will assist the students in obtaining the above mentioned accommodation upon request.
Residential zones in the vicinity of UTAR campuses are as follows:
Sungai Long Campus
- Bandar Sungai Long
- Bandar Mahkota Cheras
- Bandar Tun Hussien Onn
- Danish House (Westlake Homes)
- Taman Mahsuri Impian
- Taman Kampar Perdana
- The Trails of Kampar
- Hostel Huting.com
- KT Management
- Danish House (Westlake Villa)
- Sin Chew Business Excellence Award 2017 (CSR Category)
- Sin Chew Education Award 2018/2019, Outstanding Educational Institution (Private Universities/Colleges Category)
- MQA Self Accreditation 2017
- 2013 PAM Malaysia (Malaysian Institute of Architects) Gold Award (Education Category) for architectural excellence for UTAR Kampar Campus