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Sunway University

Selangor, Malaysia

Statistics
44 Undergraduate programs
26 Postgraduate programs

Overview

Statistics
Institution type Private
Year established 2004
Campus setting Urban
Student population Large (More than 10,000)
foreign students 15%
Nationalities 56

About Sunway University

Sunway University is a leading not-for-profit private university committed to the pursuit of education through scholarship, research and enterprise. It is ranked among the top 2% of universities in Asia and rated as a 5-star institution by Quacquarelli Symonds. The University has also been awarded a 5-Star rating in the SETARA 2017 assessment of Malaysian Higher Education Institutions, and is one of only eleven universities in Malaysia to be awarded the Premier Digital Technology University status by the Malaysian Digital Economy Corporation.

The University is committed to multi-disciplinary research in sustainable development within an urban environment, and promoting health, well-being, and the development of new technologies in addressing some of the world’s most pressing problems. We are establishing ourselves on the global stage with some of our researchers being among the most highly cited globally and actively engaged in cross-border collaborations. The University is committed to investing in the next generation through research-led teaching and to this end, continues to equip our campus with state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities.

The University is recognised by the Ministry of Education of Malaysia and the Malaysian Qualifications Agency, and its programmes are designed to fulfil the needs and interests of a modern society. In adopting a global approach, the University has established close partnerships with Lancaster University and Le Cordon Bleu International, which lend international qualifications to Sunway’s programmes. The University has fostered ties with Harvard University and University of California, Berkeley in the United States, and University of Oxford and University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom in multiple bilateral exchanges of expertise and research.

To date, the University has drawn more than 26,000 students from over 90 countries to its vibrant, 880,000-square-feet campus. Supported by the Jeffrey Cheah Foundation, the University has invested in excess of RM400 million in its infrastructure and continues to expand its teaching and learning, and research spaces. Here at Sunway, students and academics thrive in the discovery of ideas and opportunities in the heart of Sunway City, adjacent to some of the best public, medical and social amenities in Malaysia.

Admissions

Intakes

Admissions Statistics
IELTS 5.5+
TOEFL 6.0+

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Courses available 73

Tuition and application fees

B$ 2,831 - B$ 33,983 per year

Estimated tuition fees as reported by the institution.

Tuition and Application Statistics
Application fee (local students) B$ 42
Application fee (foreign students) B$ 198
Student visa fee (foreign students) B$ 679

Living cost

B$ 566 per month

Average living cost in Malaysia

The amount is indicated taking into account the average cost of food, accommodation, etc in Malaysia for 2023

Costs Statistics
Food B$ 169
Accommodation B$ 198
Others B$ 56

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Accommodation

The accommodation units are fully furnished. Rental in the hostel include water, electricity and WiFi/internet connections. There are three on-campus hostel facilities which are fully furnished. 

Sunway Monash Residence:

  • Over 2,000 rooms available.
  • 3 types of rooms available:
    • Twin rooms (share room) = RM2340 per 3 months
    • Single rooms (own room, share the unit) = RM3450 per 3 months
    • Single Ensuite rooms (own unit) = RM4950 per 3 months
  • 10 minute walk to Sunway University.

Facilities:

  • Half Olympic-sized swimming pool (without life guard)
  • Gymnasium
  • 3 badminton courts in MPH (free for residents)
  • Half basketball court
  • BBQ pit at pool side
  • Par court for exercise
  • Cafeteria
  • ATM Machine

Sun-U Residence

  • Space for 2000 students.
  • 3 types of rooms available:
    • Twin rooms = RM2190 per 3 months
    • Single rooms = RM2940 per 3 months
    • Single Ensuite rooms
  • 3 minute walk to Sunway University.

Facilities:

  • 24-hour security
  • Gym
  • Swimming pool
  • Basketball court
  • Car park
  • Prayer room (Surau)
  • Free Wi-Fi 
  • Free shuttle bus service
  • Student lounge

Sun-U Apartment

  • This apartment has a capacity of 1,108 students in 151 units.
  • 2 types of rooms available:
    • Twin-sharing room = RM1500 per 3 months
    • Four-sharing room = RM1170 per 3 months
  • 10 minutes walk away from the campus.

Facilities:

  • 2 air-conditioned study rooms with internet facilities
  • Visitor’s lounge
  • Swimming pool
  • Launderette
  • Cafeteria
  • Surau (prayer room for Muslims)
  • Badminton courts and squash courts
  • 24 hours security 

 

Campus

Occupying 22 acres of prime land in Bandar Sunway, Petaling Jaya, the current RM350 million campus is fully equipped with academic, hostel and sports facilities and is amongst the largest and most modern private institutions in Malaysia.

Our campus comes complete with wireless access coverage (Wi-Fi) available 24-hours per day which covers classrooms, lecture halls, cafeteria, library, concourse and open areas that are conducive for student discussions, communications, eLearning and working on course assignments.

The University values security and have therefore set up a 24-hour Security and Auxiliary Police & Security personnel who are accorded full-fledged auxiliary police status.

 

Student population

Large (More than 10,000)

Total population

Student Statistics
Undergraduate students 6000
Postgraduate students 1000
foreign students Data not available

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