Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) is an institution of higher education that produces human resources, experts and professionals in a variety of fields with the focus on the quality of graduates, quality of institutions, and quality of the overall system. With the vision to strive to be an innovative university of global standing, UMS strives to achieve academic excellence and international recognition through its attention to learning and teaching, research and publications, social services and balance in knowledge specialization.
UMS with a total of ten faculties offers 64 bachelor programs in science, engineering, medical, food science, agriculture, forestry, arts, humanities, business, accounting and economics. Under the Ministry of Higher Education Star Rating project (MyMOHES), our university has achieved 5 star ranking (98%) and is currently second in the comprehensive university category. UMS is also ranked fourth in the top choice universities among Malaysia’s STPM/Matriculation/Foundation leavers. At present, UMS has more than 15,000 students enrolled in undergraduate programs and more than 2700 postgraduate students at the Masters and PhD levels.
UMS is one of the most beautiful university campuses in the country, with fascinating landscape, lush greeneries and impressive structures. Indeed, UMS is the only University in Malaysia with its own beach and jetty. Ever since its establishment, UMS has made consistent efforts to develop modern infrastructures while conserving the existing biota. Various academic and non-academic facilities such as highly-resourced libraries, high end teaching and research instruments and laboratories, multimedia laboratories, WiFi, internet and online facilities, sport centers and outdoor facilities, students’ centers and hostels are available to enrich the students’ varsity life.