City University (City)


City University (City U) (or formerly known as Unity College International) was founded in April 1984 by a group of scholars with extensive experience in both local public universities and reputable overseas universities. Registered with the Ministry of Higher Education under the former Education Act 1961, City U was known then as the Petaling Jaya Community College (PJCC). It was established at a time when there was a growing awareness that it was necessary for the private sector to complement the national education effort. Its aim item was to equip high school leavers with extensive academic exposure to the American degree system moderated by the Consortium of American Universities and Colleges (CAUC).
City University Malaysia offers various programs from the diploma to the doctorate levels all ranging from Arts, Science, Technology, Business, and many other subject areas.
City University Malaysia also conducts undergraduate and postgraduate programs in collaboration with leading institutions around the world such as the Federation University and Southern Cross University in Australia, as well as the University of Wales and the University of East London.

Why Choose City University


National accreditation by the Malaysian Qualification Agency (MQA) and the Public Service Department (JPA) ranking tops among higher institutions in Malaysia in terms of the number of accredited programs, quality of learning and the caliber of instructors at CityU.


CityU is one of the few institutions in Malaysia that continues to churn out graduates with the highest employability ratio both locally and internationally.


The programs taught at CityU have reached a global repute setting the university apart due to its excellence. Similarly, the school’s dual-degree programs with institutions from countries like the United Kingdom and Australia make the degree obtained at CityU acceptable anywhere in the world.


CityU reached a very high SETARA score of 4 rated by the Ministry of Higher Education

CityU’s global partnerships include companies like DOSH, ORACLE, PAM, BEM, LAM, SAP and, MCSE

University Facilities

  • Library

  • Laboratories

  • Restaurants

  • Squash Courts

  • Badminton Courts

  • Football Field

  • Gymnasium

  • Swimming Pool

Tuition Fees

Average tuition fees per year & living costs per year

Tuition fees

a) Undergraduate:


b) Postgraduate:


Application fees

USD 50 / RM200

Living costs


Accommodation cost

MYR 24,000

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
  •  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

On Campus Accommodation

CityU offers premium accommodation services to all its students, there are housing options readily available on campus for both local and international understudies.
Accommodation within the university’s premises is very comfort-oriented and conducive installed with all the amenities and facilities such as Laundry, Internet WiFi, Heating, Study Stations, and Kitchen Areas.

The two housing complexes for students on CityU’s campus are

  • Mentari Court
  • Damari Court respectively.

Scholarships For International Students: Available

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University Location

Menara City U, No. 8,
Jalan 51A/223, 46100
Petaling Jaya, Selangor Darul Ehsan,