Asia Pacific University (APU)


The Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU) is amongst Malaysia’s Premier Private Universities, and is where a unique fusion of technology, innovation and creativity works effectively towards transforming students into highly competent, employable and future-proof professionals. APU has earned an enviable reputation as an award-winning University through its achievements in winning a host of over 200 prestigious awards at local and international levels.

APU was announced as among the Highest Rated Emerging Universities in Malaysia, being rated 5-STAR (EXCELLENT Rating) under the latest SETARA Ratings by the Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE). APU has maintained this Excellent Rating consecutively in the SETARA 2011, 2013, 2017 as well as in the latest ratings announced on 18th Dec 2020. The SETARA ratings system measures the performance of teaching and learning in universities in Malaysia.

According to the latest Annual Graduate Tracer Study by Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia, 100% of APU graduates were employed by Graduation. This is not just a number, but a significant symbol of our success and pride in nurturing professionals for global careers. To date, over 50,000 alumni have embarked onto their careers worldwide.

APU is ranked among the Top 10 Private Universities in the latest QS Asia University Rankings 2021. APU is Ranked No.1 for International Students, No.1 for Inbound Exchange, and is amongst the Top 50 Universities for International Faculty. APU ranks among the Top 350 Universities in the QS Asia University Rankings 2021.

Under the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) 2017 Ratings, APU was awarded 5-Stars in 4 categories of the QS Stars Ratings – Teaching, Employability, Facilities and Inclusiveness. The QS Stars rating is an international rating system that measures achievements and qualities of universities worldwide.

Why Study At Apu


Engineering Degrees Internationally Recognized under Washington Accord

Engineering Degrees Accredited by the Board of Engineers (BEM)

Award-Winning Students. Regular winners of both local and international competitions

Internationally Recognized Programmes


Internationally Recognized by QS. Achieved 5-Stars ranking in 4 categories: Facilities, Teaching, Inclusiveness and Employability

Premier Digital Technology Institute of Higher Learning in Malaysia. Awarded by the Malaysian Digital Economy Corporation [MDEC]

Amongst Highest Rated Emerging Universities in Malaysia. Rated 5-Stars under SETARA 2011, 2013 and 2017 by Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia


Over 12,000 Students from more than 130 countries

More than 40,000 Graduates and Alumni

100% Employability according to Graduate Tracer Study by Ministry of Education Malaysia

Courses for IR4.0. FinTech, Cyber Security, Artificial Intelligence, Mechatronics, Digital Marketing, E-Business that are first-of-its-kind

University Facilities

  • Auditoriums and Classrooms

  • Cafeteria

  • Convenience Shop

  • Engineering Labs

  • IT Labs

  • Computer Games Development Studio

  • Green Screen Studio

Tuition Fees

Average tuition fees per year & living costs per year

Tuition fees

a) Undergraduate:

RM18,980 RM 1,500/ USD375

b) Postgraduate:

RM8,230RM 1,500/ USD375

Application fees

USD 50 / RM200

Living costs

MYR 12,000

Accommodation cost

MYR 7,050

Entry Requirement

English Requirements

Types of Program Minimum TOEFL Score Minimum IELTS Score
Foundation & Diploma Programs
  • Internet Based Test: 65
  • Paper Based: 513
  • Computer Based: 183
5.5 Academic
Bachelor, Master& PHD Programs
  • Internet Based Test: 79
  • Paper Based: 550
  • Computer Based: 213
6 Academic

General Requirements

Academic Requirement for admission in UCSI University Malaysia
Bachelor Programs
  • high school, secondary school or A-Level with minimum CGPA of 2 out of 4  or Pass
  • if you want to apply for engineering program must pass mathematics , physics and chemistry during high school
Master Programs
  • A Bachelor’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.5 out of 4 or equivalent, in a related field
  • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with minimum CGPA 2 to 2.5 out of 4 , in a related field can be accepted subject to a minimum of five (5) years working experience in relevant field
  • NOTE: Only for master of accounting they required Minimum CGPA 2.75 out of 4.
PHD programs
  • A Master’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.5 out of 4 or equivalent, in a related field
  • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with minimum CGPA 2 to 2.5 out of 4 , in a related field can be accepted subject to a minimum of five (5) years working experience in relevant field

Accommodation & Facilities

APU has many options in student housing during their studying here. Students can inquire for assistance from the Institute’s Student Services department for accommodation services and making the right choice and finding the right accommodation. They also have fully-managed accommodation at several apartment buildings located close to the campus, including Vista Komanwel, Fortune Park, and Endah Promenade Condominiums. Students can stay in the apartments where they occupy rooms on either a a single or twin sharing basis and have access to kitchen facilities and common area. Each apartment has 3-5 bedrooms with a living room.

Condominium facilities include:

  • Cafeteria
  • Swimming Pool
  • Launderette
  • Convenience Stores
  • 24-hour Security Coverage

Rental for each student ranges from RM250 to RM1840 per month, depending on student’s preferences on the room size and facilities provided. Students are also advised to pay a 2-month deposit and 1-month rental with respective cover charges upon check-in to the accommodation. However, rental rates may change from time to time.

Scholarships For International Students: Available

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University Location

Technology Park Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur 57000,