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Asia Pacific University (APU)

First Malaysian University to achieve an overall rating of Five Star Plus in the latest QS Stars Rating awards
Strong international student community with over 13,000 students from more than 130 countries
Rated ‘Tier 5: Excellent’ by the Ministry of Higher Education in the MQA SETARA 2018/2019

#1. Asia Pacific University Malaysia

Asia Pacific University (APU), previously known as Asia Pacific Institute of Information Technology (APIIT), was founded in 1993. It is a private university located in Malaysia that emphasises on providing its students with quality education using technology, innovation and creativity.

The university offers a diverse range of courses at pre-university, undergraduate, postgraduate and even at certificate levels, including in the fields of Computer & Technology, Engineering, Business & Management, Accounting & Finance, Actuarial Studies, Psychology, Design & Media.

The university is widely recognised for its credibility in offering top-notch education specifically in the digital technology field to meet both local and global demands. With an international student community of more than 12,000 students from more than 130 countries studying in its Malaysian campus, APU also offers a truly cosmopolitan learning environment which prepares students well for the global challenges which lie ahead.

Asia Pacific University Malaysia Ranking & Reputation

APU is the First Malaysian University to achieve an overall rating of Five Star Plus in the latest QS Stars Rating awards that were presented at the QS Apple Conference on 1st November 2021. Five Star Plus institution must achieve five stars across all categories in addition to achieving minimum highest benchmark score by QS STARS. APU is amongst 19 universities worldwide to achieve this honour.

In addition, APU is also ranked among the Top 10 Private Universities in the latest QS Asia University Rankings 2022. APU is ranked amongst Top 3 for International Students, Top 5 for Inbound Exchange and is amongst the Top 30 Universities for International Faculty by QS. APU ranks among the Top 280 Universities in the QS World University Rankings – Asia 2022.

#2. Why Choose Asia Pacific University (APU)

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Industry and Employability Driven

APU trains and equips students with industry-ready skills to ensure they are ready for the workplace


Quality Assurance

The quality of APU’s programmes are ensured by an International Advisory Panel (IAP) from industry leaders and international partner universities


Diverse Community

APU has over 13,000 students from more than 130 countries, making it a truly international community

Popular Courses at Asia Pacific University Malaysia

  • Computer Science & IT
  • E-Business & Digital Marketing
  • Accounting & Finance, FinTech
  • Engineering

#3. Location

Asia Pacific University is located in Technology Park Malaysia (TPM) in Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur and can be easily accessed through major highways, LRT and other forms of public transport. In its vicinity are various eateries and the National Sports Stadium.

Getting Around

  • Shuttle Buses: Regular shuttle buses are available for students covering the Bukit Jalil LRT station, APU-managed student accommodations, APU’s campus blocks and the mosque on Fridays for Muslim students and APU English Language Centre.
  • Public Transport: Accessible via the Bukit Jalil LRT station. Students can also travel to and from campus via RapidKL buses and taxis.
  • Taxi on Call: Students can call up taxi services to get around.

#4. Accommodation

(a) On-campus accommodation

There are 2 types of accommodation for students — en-suite rooms with a common pantry at each floor or sharing 5-bedroom apartments with a common kitchen at each apartment. Students can choose from single or twin-sharing en-suite rooms or single or twin-sharing en-suite rooms in the 5-bedroom apartment.

All rooms are equipped with water heaters in bathrooms, a study table and chair, beds, mattresses and wifi. Each common pantry or kitchen is equipped with stove, microwave oven and refrigerator. Nearby facilities include a launderette, a convenience store and 24-hour security.

(b) Satellite Campus Residence @ TPM Satellite Campus

Residence @ TPM is Satellite Accommodation within Technology Park Malaysia (TPM) and next to the APU Campus. It has triple and twin sharing rooms with and without Air-Conditioning. Each floor has a shared common bathrooms, equipped with water heaters.

A Common Pantry is available on each floor and is equipped with a stove, microwave oven and refrigerator. There is also a shared Study Area with WIFI in the Study Lounge and rooms.

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