​Higher Education Sector- Most Recent

2010

Total count of all higher education students in Malaysia: 1,134,134

Total count of all higher education students in Malaysia's public institutions: 592,505 (includes polytechnic and community colleges)

Total count of all higher education students in Malaysia's private institutions: 541,629

Total number of Malaysian higher education institutions: 594

Total number of public institutions: 118 (includes polytechnic and community colleges)
Total number of private institutions: 476

Higher education academic year*: January to December


Note: *Public institution higher education academic year: July to May; Private institution higher education academic year: January to December

Source: Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia