International student admission

Founded in 1969, Universiti Sains Malaysia(USM) is an established public university in Malaysia . USM `s main campus is located on Penang Island, Malaysia. There are two branch campuses, namely, the Engineering Campus located in Seberang Perai Selatan and the Health Campus (comprising the School of Medical Sciences, Dental Sciences and Health Sciences) located in Kubang Kerian, Kelantan.


USM`s broad-based School System offers a comprehensive range of programmes, from Natural Sciences, and Applied Sciences to Arts, and Humanities at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. As a world class university offering highly relevant and contemporary study programmes, USM attracts best achiever students, both locally and internationally. USM`s current enrolment stands at 15,608 students.

As a renowned `Research University, USM provides research facilities of international standards which are set amidst a conducive learning environment under the purview of a team of highly dedicated, experienced and qualified academics.

  • One of the oldest public university in Malaysia and Southeast Asian region.
  • Officially recognized as APEX UNIVERSITY (Accelerated Programme for Excellence) by Ministry of Higher Education among 20 university in Malaysia.
  • Strategic location right at the heart of Southeast Asia.
  • University in the Garden conducive ,harmonious and peaceful environment.
  • Multidiscipline study programmes and world recognised graduate and post-graduate degrees.
  • Affordable cost of living approximately USD5,000 to USD6,000 a year.
  • The first Malaysian university to be represented in the Board of Directors of International Association of Universities(IAU).

Please visit our International student admission website