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Asia Pacific University (APU)

Known for offering top-notch digital technology courses
Strong international student community with over 11,000 students from more than 110 countries
Rated ‘Tier 5: Excellent’ by the Ministry of Higher Education in the MQA SETARA 2017

What You Need to Know about Asia Pacific University Malaysia

Asia Pacific University (APU), which was 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 and postgraduate levels, including in the fields of Information Technology, Business, Engineering and Animation.

APU is rated ‘Tier 5: Excellent’ by the Ministry of Higher Education (MQA SETARA 2017) and received 5 stars in 4 categories of the QS Stars Ratings in Teaching, Employability, Facilities and Inclusiveness. The university was also awarded the Premier Digital Institution of Higher Learning status by the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) in 2017.

Quick Facts

MQA Rating: Tier 5 (Excellent)

Estimated Fees (entire course):

  • Foundation (Non-Engineering): RM23,800
  • Foundation (Engineering): RM24,200
  • Diploma (Non-Science): RM39,800
  • Diploma (Science): RM43,200
  • Degree (Non-Science): RM81,800
  • Degree (Computer Science): RM83,200
  • Degree (Engineering): RM90,100

Scholarships: Up to 100% tuition fee waiver

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 11,000 students from more than 110 countries, making it a truly international community

Popular Courses at Asia Pacific University Malaysia


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 busses 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.
  • Public Transport: Accessible via the Bukit Jalil LRT station. Students can also travel to and from campus via RapidKL busses and taxis.

Accommodation at APU University

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. Nearby facilities include a launderette, a convenience store and 24-hour security.

Off-Campus Accommodation

APU provides and manages accommodation for students at different apartments located near the campus, including Academia, Vista Komanwel, Endah Promenade and Fortune Park. Each apartment has 3 to 6 bedrooms and a living room. Students can choose from single, twin or triple sharing rooms and have access to kitchen facilities and the common area. 

The condominium facilities include a cafeteria, a swimming pool, a launderette, convenience stores and 24-hour security.

APU University Scholarships

Here are some of the scholarships offered by APU University.

Name of ScholarshipStudy AreaKey HighlightsDeadline
APU Merit Scholarship 2018 FIB, FIS, FIA, Actuarial Science, Accounting, Business, Information Technology, Engineering, Creative Multimedia, Arts- Up to 100% tuition fee waiver
- At least 4As at SPM for Foundation and Diploma
- At least BBB at A-Level or CGPA 3.0 at STPM for Degree

Great Stuff & Facilities Around APU Malaysia

Engineering & IT Labs
Computer Games Development, Green Screen & Design and Drawing Studies
 Cafeteria and Convenience Shops
 Auditorium & Classrooms

Take a Peek into the Life of a APU Malaysia Student

APU’s Ultra-Modern University Campus

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