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Ranking

UCSI University has been recognised and honoured by many organisations. We are very proud to list these awards on this page.

 

QS World University Rankings 2025

UCSI University climbed 35 spots in the QS World University Rankings 2025 to rank 265th in the world, placing in the world’s top 1% for the third year running.

Top 42 Performing Arts (Music)
Top 100 Hospitality & Leisure Management
Top 100 Arts and Design
Top 160 Petroleum Engineering
Top 350 Business & Management Studies
Top 550 Social Sciences & Management
Top 650 Medicine

UCSI University ranks 61st in Asia

UCSI University is ranked 61st in Asia after making an impressive 11-spot climb in the QS Asia University Rankings 2024. The University has improved its rank for seven straight years in the competitive annual exercise that ranks Asia’s top universities.

QS World University Rankings 2024

Ranked 300 in the competitive annual rankings, UCSI is classified in the world’s top 1% for the second year running.

Top 21 Performing Arts (Music)
Top 34 Hospitality & Leisure Management
Top 150 Petroleum Engineering
Top 200 Art and Design
Top 200 Business & Management Studies
Top 300 Pharmacy & Pharmacology
Top 330 Social Sciences & Management
Top 400 Chemical Engineering
Top 600 Medicine

QS Asia University Rankings 2023

UCSI University ranked 72 in Asia, rising for the fifth straight year. The milestone of breaking into Asia’s top 75 comes on the back of five consecutive years of improvement, with the University rising 140 positions over this period.

QS World University Rankings 2023

Ranked 284 after climbing 63 spots in the 2023 QS World University Rankings

Top 19 Performing Arts (Music)
Top 40 Hospitality & Leisure Management
Top 150 Petroleum Engineering
Top 230 Art and Design
Top 250 Business & Management Studies
Top 400 Chemical Engineering
Top 400 Social Sciences & Management
Top 500 Medicine

QS Asia University Rankings 2022

UCSI University moved 28 spots to be ranked 77 in the QS Asia University Rankings 2022. Since the 2018’s exercise, the University has leaped 135 spots, placing it among Asia’s top 80 varsities.

QS World University Ranking 2022

UCSI rose 44 spots to be ranked 347 globally. It is among the top 1.1% of all universities worldwide.

Top 50 Performing Arts

Institute of Music (IMus) is now placed 45 in the world.


Top 100 Hospitality and Leisure Management

The Hospitality and Tourism Management faculty has been ranked among the top 100 faculties in the world.


Top 150 Petroleum Engineering

The Engineering faculty made it to the 101-150 bracket in the world.


Top 300 Business & Management Studies

The Business and Management faculty is ranked in the 251-300 bracket in the world.

2021 QS Top 50 Under 50

Rank 51-60: Made it to top 60 universities under 50 years old.

QS World University Rankings 2021

Rank 391 - Top 1.3% of all universities in the world

QS World University Rankings By Subject 2020

Faculty of Business and Information Science is one of the world’s top 400 schools in the world

Third time best for performing arts

Institute of Music (IMus) emerged as one of top 100 schools for performing arts in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020

QS World University Rankings 2020

Rank 442 - Top 2% of all universities in the world

QS World University Rankings 2019

Rank 481 - Top 2% of all universities in the world

QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019

Top 100 in the world for performing arts

Malaysia’s Best Private University 2019

UCSI was awarded Malaysia’s Best Private University Award 2019 by Private Education Cooperative of Malaysia in conjuction with Private Education Excellence Awards 2019 and Teachers Day Celebration.

QS University Rankings: Asia 2018

UCSI is ranked as the 212th best university in Asia in the QS University Rankings: Asia 2018 exercise - placing it in the top 1.8% of all universities evaluated.

QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018

Top 100 in the world for performing arts

QS Asian University Rankings 2015

Top 300 in the QS Asian University Rankings (2015)