Top 5 Private Colleges in Malaysia

Have you just finished your Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia(SPM) or are preparing for it and are quite unsure about which college to choose? Which Pre-University route are you taking? If you are heading towards doing STPM or Local Matriculation, you will most likely choose a Public University to further your studies.  However, if you are interested in doing something else such as A-Levels or SAM, you will be spoilt for choice at the number of Private Colleges you have to choose from. Lucky for you, the list below compiles the Top 5 Private Colleges in Malaysia so as to facilitate your decision on choosing your dream education.

1.       Taylor’s College

Established in 1969, Taylor’s College provides uncompromised British, Australian, Canadian and international Pre-University education. For over 40 years, it has been a centre of excellence in Pre-University Studies in Malaysia, renowned for its academic excellence and unbeatable track record in placing students in top universities around the world.  The courses available include Cambridge A-Levels(CAL), Canadian Pre-University(CPU), International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme(IB) and South Australian Matriculation(SAM).  It has state-of-the-art facilities, both academic and recreational. The Taylor’s community features a melting pot of cultures, where one can meet with many different people around the world. Taylor’s also gives many opportunities to study at its college by providing scholarships every year based on various criteria. Taylor’s college currently has three campuses: Taylor’s College Subang(pictured above), Taylor’s College Sri Hartamas, and Taylors University College Lakeside Campus .

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2.       Methodist College Kuala Lumpur

Methodist College has provided quality education in the best of Methodist traditions since 1983 and it emphasizes age old values in a new millennial era of science and technology. The courses available include Cambridge GCE Advance Level (A-Level) and Australian Matriculation(AUSMAT). Here, you will meet fellow students from all over Malaysia and the world who will widen your horizons. They come from all backgrounds and bring with them bright, inquisitive minds that make every study session a stimulating one. Students will also be guided by lecturers who are experienced and passionate about their fields of study. They will challenge you to explore deeper into your particular areas of interests.  Methodist College gives scholarships to its students based on their results in their SPM/GCE O-Levels(full scholarships are given to those with 10As) and special scholarships are given to those who fulfil certain criteria. Methodist College currently has only one campus: Methodist College Kuala Lumpur(pictured above).

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3.       HELP Academy


Ever since its founding in 1986 to provide affordable quality educational opportunities for Malaysians, HELP University has developed into a leading institution of higher learning in Malaysia with a firmly established international reputation among universities, research organisations, scholars, business and corporate leaders and governments in Asia Pacific, Europe and North America. It is renowned for its alumni who have received various accolades after studying at this institution as well as its distinguished faculty with proven leadership, academic and research excellence. Among its Pre-U courses available are Cambridge A-Levels(CAD) and Edexcel A-Levels. It contains many facilities for the use of students and to ensure a comfortable learning experience. HELP has awarded many scholarships to encourage academically inclined Malaysian and international students who display leadership qualities to pursue tertiary education at the University.  There are currently two campuses: HELP Damansara Heights(pictured above), HELP College of Arts and Technology (HELP CAT) and HELP Subang.

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4.       Sunway College

Established in 1987, Sunway became a popular household name as a private higher education institution in Malaysia. Being one of the pioneers of the twinning and credit transfer programmes, Sunway offered many Malaysian and international students the opportunity of obtaining well recognised qualifications of foreign universities from the UK, Australia and the USA through studying at Sunway in Malaysia. The range of pre-university programmes include AUSMAT (Australian Matriculation), Cambridge GCE A-Levels(CAL) and CIMP (Canadian International Matriculation Programme). It comprises a friendly community of students from Malaysia and from other parts of the world. Sunway College is recognised for its international academic standards, services and facilities, preferred by students, parents, employees, employers and other stakeholders, and respected by local and international institutions of higher education. Sunway College has also continuously contributed scholarships and education funds to deserving students. It currently only has one campus which is located at its namesake, Bandar Sunway(pictured above).

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5.       INTI College

For over 2 decades, INTI has been at the forefront of higher education in Malaysia for both foundation and postgraduate programmes. The emphasis on a career-focused education, 21st century quality and internationalism helps nurture and mould every INTI student into an adaptable graduate who is able to make a seamless transition into the working world. INTI is committed to providing the best quality education backed by world-class facilities and resources for all its students. Among their Pre-University courses offered are Cambridge A-Levels(CAL) and South Australian Matriculation(SAM). In line with its mission to provide access to world-class education to all Malaysian students, INTI offers a range of scholarships and awards to deserving applicants. It currently has 5 campuses, INTI International University, INTI International College Subang(pictured above), INTI International College Penang, INTI College Sabah and PJ College of Art and Design(PJCAD).

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  1. It’s a good thing that somebody had the idea to make a Top 5 Private Colleges in Malaysia.

  2. Thanks A lot for this blog.. It would be really helps the students. The Victoria International College is the best Private college in Malaysia for the overseas students

  3. Thanks For the information that you have given about the best college in Malaysia..It would really help the students to find out the best organization for themselves.The Victoria International College was established in 1976,the best International college in Malaysia provided the diploma and bachelors degree in affordable fees.