Top Universities in Malaysia in QS World University Rankings 2020

The QS World University Rankings 2020 are out! Check out our fun infographic and discover the top universities in Malaysia.

Published 19 Jun 2019

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The QS World University Rankings 2020 is out! This is where the world's best educational institutions are thrown into the ring to fight for the top spots.

Yet again, top-notch American university Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) emerges as champion for a record-breaking 8th year in a row. Stanford University and Harvard University continue holding onto last year’s impressive 2nd and 3rd rank respectively.

On the Malaysian side, local universities shot up the rankings, with University Malaya (UM) claiming the 70th spot in the Top 100 universities in the world! This is a huge improvement from their 87th placement in last year's rankings.

Wondering which other Malaysian university made it into 2020's acclaimed list? Check out our infographic below.

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(Illustration by Leong Shuman)

A round of applause to the amazing 20 Malaysian universities that got into the QS World University Rankings 2020! We’re inching closer to having Malaysia taking its spot as a global leader in education.

While university rankings are one of the factors in deciding where to study, it isn't the only thing you should consider. Your career pathway, institution facilities offered, the campus environment and your budget also play a part. All the best in choosing the best university for you!

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