QS Stars

Sunway University is fully recognised by the Ministry of Higher Education of Malaysia. All academic programmes have been approved by the Ministry and have been accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA), which adheres to rigorous international standards for academic quality. Where relevant, the academic programmes have also met the requirements of appropriate professional bodies.

In the recently released QS World University Rankings 2023, which ranked 1422 universities globally out of 2462 analysed institutions, Sunway University has emerged within the #601 – 650 band, a rise from its previous band #651 – 700. Sunway University is also ranked among the top 150 young universities worldwide.

In the 2022 edition, Sunway University performed among the top 18% in the QS Asia University Rankings 2022. The University also emerged as an Overall 5 Star rated (Excellent) institution for the second time in the QS Stars University Ratings, as well as Five-Star ratings for the individual categories of “Teaching”, “Facilities”, “Employability”, “Social Responsibility”, “Inclusiveness”, "Academic Development", "Internationalisation" and "Actuarial Studies".

Sunway University has also been named as one of the world’s top universities for the study of 2 subjects. Sunway University’s best performance was in Hospitality & Leisure Management #101 -150 and Business and Management Studies #451 - 500 in the latest QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022. Additionally, the University has a five-star "excellent" rating in the national University and University College Excellence Assessment (SETARA-2018/2019), and has also achieved ISO 9001 certification for the University’s quality management system in regards to the provision of higher education and research management.

In recognition of the quality of the University's education in the information technology field and its commitment to the use of advanced digital technology across the institution, the University has been awarded the "Premier Digital Technology University" status by the Malaysian Digital Economy Corporation. In the 2017 Student Barometer Survey Entry Wave, the University was rated first in Asia for “Laboratories”, “Physical Library”, “Technology” and “Campus Buildings”, and first in Malaysia for “Overall Aspects of Institutional Experience”, which includes various categories such as “Safety”, “Virtual Learning” and “Sports Facilities”.








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Sunway University has risen from position #473 in 2020 to #280 in 2021 as the World's Most Sustainable University.






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