The Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU) is amongst Malaysia’s Premier Private Universities, and is where a unique fusion of technology, innovation and creativity works effectively towards transforming students into highly competent, employable and future-proof professionals. APU has earned an enviable reputation as an award-winning University through its achievements in winning a host of over 400 prestigious awards at local and international levels.
APU was announced as among the Highest Rated Emerging Universities in Malaysia, being rated 5-STAR (EXCELLENT Rating) under the latest SETARA Ratings by the Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE). APU has maintained this Excellent Rating consecutively in the SETARA 2011, 2013, 2017 as well as in the latest ratings announced on 18th Dec 2020. The SETARA ratings system measures the performance of teaching and learning in universities in Malaysia.
APU is the First Malaysian University to achieve an overall rating of Five Stars Plus in the latest QS Stars Rating awards that were presented at the QS Apple Conference on 1st Nov 2021. Five Stars Plus institutions must achieve five star ratings across all categories in addition to achieving minimum highest benchmark score by QS STARS. APU is amongst 19 universities worldwide to achieve this honour.
APU is ranked among the Top 10 Malaysian Private Universities in the latest QS Asia University Rankings 2023 announced on 8th November 2022. APU is Ranked amongst Top 5 for International Students, Top 5 for Inbound Exchange and is amongst the Top 30 Universities for International Faculty by QS. APU Ranks No. 52 in the South-Eastern Asia ranking and among Top 240 Universities in the QS World University Rankings – Asia 2023.