Perdana University, Malaysia

The university was established in 2011. It is a private university located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and focuses on health science and data science programs. It was awarded with tier 4 (very good) in 2017 in the rating system for the Malaysian Higher Education 2017. Currently, the university has 6 schools and 2 centers. The latest school to be introduced is the School of Business.

University at a Glance:

Established: Founded in 2011

University Type: Private University

Number of International Students: 10% of total students 

Hostel Type: University Hostel

Climate: Hot and Humid throughout the year 

Yearly Tuition Fee: RM 550,000 

Eligibility: 85% in PCB

ECFMG Approval: Not Approved 

Last Date to Apply: Rolling

University Introduction:

The university is a wholly owned subsidiary of Academic Medical Center. The former prime minister of Malaysia, Dato Seri Najib Razik, officiated the opening of the university. The university was relocated to Wisma Chase Perdana from Malaysia Agro Exposition Park in 2020. Clinical training is conducted at partner hospitals and other healthcare facilities. PU-RCSI School of Medicine is one of the founding schools of the institution. In 2016, it had its first batch of graduates.


The schools in the university include School of Data Sciences, School of Occupational Therapy, School of Business, School of Liberal Arts Science and Technology, Graduate School of Medicine, and PURCSI School of Medicine.

Campus Life:

The university celebrates and embraces diversity. The school library acts as a central resource for knowledge discovery. It is primarily designed as an e-library. The student representative council is voted by the students to represent their interest at the university. The body also organizes and supervises student welfare facilities such as recreation facilities, spiritual and religious activities and supply of meals and refreshments. 


The university has organized rental units for students who wish to have a university arranged accommodation. Students can choose to either a single, twin sharing or triple sharing occupancy. Each unit holds up to 8 students. The rooms come with a bed, air conditioning, dressing table, lamp, Wi-Fi, ceiling fan, wardrobe, desk, and refrigerator. It also has a self-service laundry facility, and a mini mart. It ensures 24-hour security with a CCTV. It contains a swimming pool, tennis court, and a gym.

Why Should I Study at Perdana University, Malaysia?

  • Through the International student unit, the welfare and needs of international students are met.
  • It offers programs at the foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
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