Malaysia Tertiary Education International Students Applications Statistics

EMGS Statistics

Statistics for Malaysia Tertiary Education International Students Applications

Education Malaysia Global Services (EMGS) is the principal body that manages the movement of international students in Malaysia which includes facilitating visa processing and managing a comprehensive pool of more than 100,000 datapoints.

These data insights were compiled from the depths of student applications data to assist EMGS to be Malaysia’s in-bound Higher Education international students data gateway. Our tracked data encompasses information from more than 160 countries, 300 Institutions and 100,000 student applications.

New Application Statistics - Top 10 Countries by Number


2018 - 2019

Statistics on number of new applications by country, year-on-year growth rate and an overview of international students market-size comparison

Distribution by Level of Study


2018 - 2019

Statistics on number of new applications by level of study, year-on-year growth rate and comparison

Distribution by Level of Institution



2018 - 2019

Statistics on number of new applications by types of institutions and year-on-year growth

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