Project Atlas | Malaysia | Higher Education Sector

Higher Education Sector

2010

Total count of all higher education students in Malaysia:
1,134,134

Total count of all higher education students in Malaysia's public institutions:
592,505 (includes polytechnic and community colleges)
Total count of all higher education students in Malaysia's private institutions:
541,629

Total number of Malaysian higher education institutions:
594

Total number of public institutions:
118 (includes polytechnic and community colleges)
Total number of private institutions:
476

Higher education academic year*:
January to December




Note: *Public institution higher education academic year: July to May; Private institution higher education academic year: January to December

Source: Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia

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