Universiti Utara Malaysia (Northern University of Malaysia) is a non-profit public higher-education school situated in the suburban environment of the major town of Sintok (population range of 10,000-49,999 people), Kedah. The university was founded in 1984. A large (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational Malaysian higher education institution, University Utara Malaysia (UUM) is officially recognized by the Kementerian Pendidikan Tinggi (Ministry of Higher Education of Malaysia) and well-known name in international higher education. A wide range of courses and programs at Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) lead to legally recognized higher education degrees, including bachelor’s degrees, master’s degrees, and doctoral degrees, in a variety of subjects and fields of study. For further information, please see the degree levels and fields of study matrix provided below by Topuniversitieslist. This Malaysian higher-education school, which has been in operation for 36 years, has a selective admission process that is based on entrance exams as well as students’ previous academic records and grades. As a result, this Malaysian higher education organization has an admission rate of between 40 and 50 percent, making it a moderately selective school. International candidates are able to submit an application for admission. Students may take use of a number of academic and non-academic facilities and services offered by UUM, including a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning possibilities, as well as administrative support.