UNIVERSITI SAINS MALAYSIA
Universiti Sains Malaysia is a public research university in Malaysia. Founded on June 1, 1969 as a statutory body with its own constitution, it is one of the oldest institutes of higher education in northern Malaysia. It has three campuses: a main campus on Penang Island, a health campus in Kelant, an engineering campus in Nibong Tebal. There is currently an overseas collaboration with KLE University, India, offering the undergraduate degree in Doctor of Medicine (USM). USM plans to open a global campus (Kuala Lumpur Campus) in Kuala Lumpur Education City (KLCE). With approximately 28,300 postgraduate and undergraduate students in 2009, USM is one of the largest universities by enrollment in Malaysia.
The number of teachers is approximately 1,479, which gives a student-teacher ratio of approximately 19: 1. USM is the only independent government funded Accelerated Programs of Excellence (APEX) university in Malaysia
- Vice-Chancellor : H.E Prof. Dr. Faisal Rafiq Mahamd Adikan (PhD)
- ِCity : Penang
- Country : Malaysia
- Web : usm.my