Taylor’s University is one of Malaysia’s most successful and reputable private higher education institutions. It is a modern and progressive university, well respected in Malaysia and often considered a benchmark for other private higher education providers. Offering a range of programmes from foundation and diploma, to degree, post-graduate and professional programmes, the university’s 13 schools include business, medicine, hospitality, engineering, architecture, law, etc. Today, with approximately 12,000 students and 600 academics, Taylor’s University continues to serve as the torchbearer in the sphere of private tertiary education in Malaysia.
Setting the Benchmark
The quality of the undergraduate teaching and learning at Taylor’s was acknowledged when it garnered a ‘Tier 5: Excellent’ rating in the Rating System for Malaysian Higher Education (SETARA) in 2009, 2011 and 2013 by the Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia.
Taylor’s University made history when it obtained the highly coveted ‘Tier 6: Outstanding’ rating in the Malaysian Ministry of Higher Education’s Discipline-Based Rating System (D-SETARA) in 2012. Taylor’s University is the first and only university to ever achieve ‘Tier 6’, the highest rating in this inaugural rating exercise conducted by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) for the Tourism & Hospitality discipline.
Most recently, Taylor’s University is ranked at no. 179 in Asia in the QS Asian University Rankings 2016. This is the second year Taylor’s University is listed among the top universities at this global university ranking system. As Taylor’s University were ranked at the Top 201-250 in 2015, this year’s achievement is a significant improvement of more than 20 places from how we fared last year.
In May 2016, Taylor's University has, once again, retained consumer confidence in the quality of education provided, by being named the Reader’s Digest Trusted Brand Gold Award recipient for the Private University / College Category for the sixth consecutive year. In 2015, Taylor’s University is the only recipient for Gold award in the “Education & Learning” category for Putra Brand Awards for the sixth consecutive years.