World-class education with affordable pricing, study in one of Asia's modern and progressive countries! Muslim-friendly, and easy access to Halal food and other contemporary facilities. One of the most vibrant economies in the region, this makes Malaysia a great place to start your career and education!
Don't you worry about any language barrier, English is widely spoken here as well as Mandarin, Bahasa Malay, and other regional languages. You will never get bored in such a multicultural society with a dynamic lifestyle! Always feel safe and peaceful as the country ranked 20th as the "World's Most Peaceful Country" in 2020 according to Global Security Index (GSI).
Affordability to study in world-class universities
Ranked 20th amongst the
"World's Most Peaceful Countries" based on the Global Security Index (GSI) 2020.
Strategic location, modern, and progressive
Multicultural society and dynamic lifestyle
4 Reasons to Study in Malaysia!
Estimated cost of studying in Malaysia
4,250 - 28,750 USD/year
1,385 - 9,600 USD/year
1,000 - 4,500 USD/year
7,000 - 24,000 USD/year
*The cost of studying in Malaysia will vary depending on: the program, location, and reputation of the institution.
Academic transcripts and certificate of completion of studies with minimum marks
English language proficiency results (IELTS/TOEFL/PTE/CAE)
Official translations of documents in a language other than English
A copy of your passport
Completed application form
Application fee, if any
Student Visa Requirements
After graduating, students can apply for a work visa in Malaysia, and this visa is extended every year
A valid passport or other valid travel documentation
Visa application form (form #17)
Passport-sized (3.5x4.5cm) colored photograph, last 6-months
Documents proving your highest level of education
Offer Letter from your accepted institution or university
Health declaration form
English language requirement
Living Cost Estimates
On average, the living cost in Malaysia ranges from 500 - 1,000 USD per month. This will depend on the area you are residing and other expenses.
On-campus Accommodation :
100 - 300 USD/month
Off-Campus Accommodation :
150 - 1,000 USD/month
Food and Groceries :
200 - 500 USD/month
Internet & Phone :
25 - 35 USD/month
Public Transport :
5 - 25 USD/month
30 - 75 USD/month
*Living cost estimates may vary depending on area
What They Say About Studying in Malaysia?
Kuala Lumpur has been one of the top choice for international students due to its affordable living costs and value for money! Indulge in a city that is diverse in nature, home to many cultures and ex-pats that make the city such a global hub. Public transport in Kuala Lumpur is plentiful from its LRT, MRT, and buses, and pricing is also cheap to get around.
The Petronas Towers are one of the world's twin towers, worth the trip to visit directly in the heart of the city. Not just the metropolitan sightseeing, visit as well to nearby coastal towns, Batu Caves, and Genting highlands as a quick getaway from the bustling city.
Come study in a state with the largest population and the lowest poverty rate in Malaysia!
Did you know that Selangor is the only state in Malaysia that was founded by the Bugis? The state of Selangor also has the largest economy in terms of Gross Domestic Product! There are a lot of places to explore: discover the magnificent scenery at Kuala Selangor Sky Mirror and feast at the longest night market in Malaysia!
Study in one of the world's most visited city. Johor Bahru has a lot to offer for you, international students!
Did you know that Johor Bahru is the only state in Malaysia with its own army force? Spend a day at Legoland Malaysia, explore the Tan Hiok Nee Heritage Street or even hop to Singapore for a day by one of the two causeways available. There are a lot of outdoor activities, Johor Bahru is perfect for you to study and explore!