UCSI University ranks among the world’s top 350 varsities and is placed among the top 1.1% of the world’s universities. In the QS World University Rankings 2022, the University was ranked 347 in the world, also placing it as one of the top seven universities in Malaysia.
In the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021, UCSI’s Institute of Music emerged as the world’s top 50 in the field of performing arts. Its Faculty of Hospitality and Tourism Management was ranked as the world’s top 100 for hospitality and leisure management, Faculty of Engineering was ranked as the world’s top 150 for petroleum engineering, and Faculty of Business Management was ranked as one of the world’s top 300 business school in the world in the same exercise.
UCSI has a strong relationship with top universities around the world which select its top undergraduate students for high impact research placements. These include Harvard University, Imperial College London, Tsinghua University, University of Chicago and University of Queensland.