Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (‘TAR UC’) was established in 1969 as TAR College with the focus of providing tertiary education opportunities for young Malaysians regardless of race, class and creed who were seeking quality education as well as meeting the rising demand for human capital from businesses and industries. The College started with a single campus in Setapak, Kuala Lumpur which is now the Main Campus. Subsequently, five branch campuses were established in Penang, Perak, Johor, Pahang and Sabah.
TAR UC offers programmes at pre-university, diploma, Bachelor’s degree and postgraduate levels that are widely recognized by the academia and industries for their depth and breadth of scope and academic rigor. Today, TAR UC has a student population of about 28,000 including international students from more than 20 countries enrolling in close to 200 programmes over a wide range of disciplines from foundation to accountancy, finance, business, economics, engineering, built environment, applied sciences, ICT as well as mass communication, creative arts, social science and hospitality management.
We are located in Kuala Lumpur. Our main campus is located at Jalan Genting Klang at Setapak. We have 5 branch campus: Penang Branch Campus, Perak Branch Campus, Johor Branch Campus, Pahang Branch Campus and Sabah Branch Campus.
In Tunku Abdul Rahman University College, we have 4 intakes for the year:
Our programmes are accredited by MQA.
Yes, we have 10-blocks of 5-storey hostel accommodations located within the campus. and off-campus accommodation offered to our students.
Yes, we provide financial support and sponsorship to our new intake and existing students with conditions.