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Nilai University

Has a system of enhanced certification in addition to your diploma or degree
Consistently high ratings from respective Quality Assurance Agencies
Houses international students from 50 countries worldwide

What You Need to Know about Nilai University

Nilai University was established in 1997 (as Nilai College) as a private institution. It received the upgrade to ‘university college’ in 2008 before receiving full university status in 2012.

Located on a peaceful and leafy campus (105-acre), in the idyllic suburb of Putra Nilai, it has won numerous state and national landscape awards highlighting the inherent beauty of the campus. Putra Nilai is a modern township strategically located 20 minutes from the Kuala Lumpur International Airport and 40 minutes from Kuala Lumpur city centre.

Nilai University offers Foundation courses, Degrees, and Postgraduate studies.

Nilai University was awarded the Industry Excellence (Education Sector) Award by the Malaysian External Trade Development Corporation, Ministry of Trade and Industry Malaysia.

The institution became a full-fledged University by the Ministry of Higher Education in 2012 and was rated “Tier 5: Excellent” by SETARA.

Quick Facts

MQA Rating: Tier 5 (Excellent)

Estimated Fees (entire course):

  • Foundation: RM15,980
  • Diploma: RM32,240
  • Degree (Science): RM67,250
  • Degree (Non-Science): RM54,440
  • Postgraduate: RM24,780

Scholarships: Up to 100% tuition fee waiver plus financial aid schemes designed to lessen the burden of lower income households.

Why Choose Nilai University

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Beyond Classroom Learning

Expose yourself to modules outside of your core field of study to help with personal development


Enhanced Certifications

In addition to your Diploma / Degree, earn professional certificates from renowned organisations


Conducive Environment

Situated on an award-winning 105-acre campus which offers the ideal environment to pursue education

Popular Courses at Nilai University


Aircraft Maintenance Engineering


Situated in Putra Nilai, Negeri Sembilan, Nilai University is only 20 minutes away from the airport and about 40 minutes from the city centre.

Surrounded by lush greenery, Nilai University also has many amenities just minutes away like banks, restaurants and convenience stores.

Getting Around

  • Shuttle Buses: Shuttle Bus that connects the campus to Nilai University, KTM Station, Cempaka Puri, Desa Prima & Nilai Spring Resort Hotel
  • Public Transport: Available via shuttle bus from KTM
  • Parking: Parking bays are available at Nilai University (90 in total), behind the Science Block and at the President Hall

Accommodation at Nilai University

Halls of Residence

The halls of residence have single and twin-sharing rooms with a private balcony. Each floor is equipped with a common room and bathrooms. This is ideal for first year students who may be staying away from home for the first time as it gives you an opportunity to socialise and settle into life on campus.


The apartments are each made up of six to eight rooms and have a kitchenette for light cooking. This choice of accommodation is more private and is normally preferred by the seniors.

Nilai University Scholarships

Here are some of the scholarships offered by Nilai University

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Great Stuff & Facilities Around Campus

 Food Court
 Indoor & Sports Complex, Lakeside Jogging Track, Golfing & Swimming Facilities
Nursing Skills Lab
Engineering & Science Labs
 Lecture Theaters & Auditoriums

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