It was established in 1956 and is located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Shah Alam (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Selangor. Universiti Teknologi MARA (MARA University of Technology) is a non-profit public higher-education institution with a mission to educate the general public. Branch campuses for this school are also located in the following locations: Petaling Jaya and Puncak Alam are two cities in Malaysia. Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) is a coeducational Malaysian higher education institution that is officially recognized by the Kementerian Pendidikan Tinggi (Ministry of Higher Education of Malaysia). It has a very large enrollment range (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: over-45,000 students) and is one of the largest in the country. UiTM offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (e.g., certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, and doctorate degrees in a variety of fields of study at the undergraduate, masters, and doctorate levels. For further information, please see the degree levels and fields of study matrix provided below by Topuniversitieslist. Admissions to this 64 year old Malaysian higher-education school are determined by entrance exams as well as candidates’ previous academic records and ratings. International students are invited to submit an application for admission. Students can also take advantage of a variety of academic and non-academic facilities and services, which include a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aid and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative support.