Why Nilai University?

Great support our academic offerings. These range from modern air-conditioned lecture theaters and classrooms to well-equipped science and skills laboratories.

Complementing our learning facilities is a comprehensive range of sports and recreational amenities including an indoor sports complex and outdoor game courts. You also have access to golfing and swimming at our sister property, Nilai Springs Golf, and Country Club, located just five minutes away via our free shuttle service.


Ideal Location

Strategically located in the bustling township of Putra Nilai, we are a 35-minute drive from Kuala Lumpur and 20 minutes from the Kuala Lumpur International Airport l & ll.

Our Vision

To be an international center of education excellence, dedicated to providing our students with learning experiences that will enrich them for life.

Our Mission

  • Providing quality education and internationally recognized programs.
  • Offering a full-fledged, university-standard campus complete with residential and recreational amenities.
  • Producing employable well-rounded graduates who are professionally competent, and socially confidence.

World-class Learning Resources

To date, significant resources have been invested to provide world-class campus infrastructure and teaching facilities for our various school and centers:

  • Applied Sciences
  • Business
  • Engineering & Technology
  • Hospitality & Tourism
  • Foundation Studies
  • Postgraduate Studies

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Setara 2017 & Graduate Employability

Established in 1997, we are among Malaysia’s largest private tertiary education providers offering a wide range of programs approved by the Ministry of Higher Education and recognized by reputable universities worldwide.

In the SETARA 2017 exercise conducted by the Malaysian Ministry of Higher Education, Nilai University obtained an overall score of 89% under the Teaching and Learning criterion. This excellent score demonstrates our commitment to providing students with quality teaching and learning experiences. Our graduates are highly employable and in the Ministry of Higher Education Graduate Employability Tracer Study for the Year 2015, we are ranked No. 17 amongst all private universities. Since then, Nilai University’s graduate employability figures have continued to be on an upward trend.

Enrichment For Life

Nilai University’s campus was designed to provide the ideal setting for the pursuit of higher education. A peaceful ambiance and lush greenery help focus the mind and stimulate the intellect, allowing for a relaxing atmosphere that will help students fulfill their true potential.

Nilai Resources

The Nilai Resources Group which is the developer of the Putra Nilai township has numerous subsidiaries including Nilai International School that delivers the Cambridge International curriculum, the four-star Nilai Springs Resort Hotel, the Nilai Springs Golf and Country Resort which maintains a 27-hole golf course and Putra Nilai Sdn Bhd a property development arm. This diverse portfolio presents various opportunities for the university to leverage on.

Programs taught in:
  • English

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