Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP)

Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Bandar Seri Iskandar

  • #361 QS Global World Ranking
  • PrivateStatus
  • Very HighResearch Output
  • 4,570Total Students
  • 484Faculty
  • 531Int'l Students

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Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP) was established on 10 January 1997 and is a leading private university in Malaysia. The campus is built on a 400 hectare (1,000 acres) site strategically located at Bandar Seri Iskandar, Perak Darul Ridzuan, Malaysia. The university is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS), the national oil and gas company of Malaysia. UTP offers a wide range of industry-relevant engineering, science and technology programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.  It aims to produce well-rounded graduates with excellent leadership qualities and communication abilities. The university conducts extensive research activities in collaboration with PETRONAS and other institutions and industries, locally and abroad, on six research focus and niche areas.  They are self-sustainable building, transport infrastructure, health analytics, hydrocarbon recovery, contaminant management and autonomous system. UTP has produced more than 15,000 graduates and currently has an enrolment of over 1,200 foundation students, 6,000 undergraduates and 1,200 postgraduates from more than 60 countries around the world.

About

Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP) was established on 10 January 1997 and is a leading private university in Malaysia. The campus is built on a 400 hectare (1,000 acres) site strategically located at Bandar Seri Iskandar, Perak Darul Ridzuan, Malaysia. The university is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS), the national oil and gas company of Malaysia. UTP offers a wide range of industry-relevant engineering, science and technology programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.  It aims to produce well-rounded graduates with excellent leadership qualities and communication abilities. The university conducts extensive research activities in collaboration with PETRONAS and other institutions and industries, locally and abroad, on six research focus and niche areas.  They are self-sustainable building, transport infrastructure, health analytics, hydrocarbon recovery, contaminant management and autonomous system. UTP has produced more than 15,000 graduates and currently has an enrolment of over 1,200 foundation students, 6,000 undergraduates and 1,200 postgraduates from more than 60 countries around the world.

University highlights

QS World University Ranking

  • 2017
    #601-650
  • 2018
    #601-650
  • 2019
    #521-530
  • 2020
    #=482
  • 2021
    #=439
  • 2022
    #=414
  • 2023
    #361

Ranking criteria

30.4
Overall
16.4
Academic Reputation
29.8
Employer Reputation
31.8
Faculty Student Ratio
46
Citations per Faculty
85.2
International Faculty Ratio
18.4
International Students Ratio
65.5
International Research Network
10.6
Employment Outcomes

Student & Staff

Total students
4,570

19%
81%

International students
531

73%
27%

Total faculty staff
484

161
323

Total students
4,570

19%
81%

International students
531

73%
27%

Total faculty staff
484

323
161
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Campus locations

Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS,

Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS , Bandar Seri Iskandar , Perak , Malaysia , 32610

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