UNISMA Malang is under the Nahdatul Ulama organization. It welcomes students from all (different religious and cultural) backgrounds.
UNISMA Malang has four Educational Milestones: Good Governance University Phase (2011-2015); Teaching University Phase (2015-2019; Research University Phase (2019-2023); Entrepreneurial University Phase (2023-2027); and World Class University Phase (2027-2031)
UNISMA Malang is a higher education institution under the Ministry of Education and Culture as well as the Ministry of Religious Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia.
UNISMA Malang students, partners, and alumni are from 33 countries: Australia, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Egypt, Gambia, India, Japan, Lebanon, Malaysia, Palestine, Philippines, Singapore, Qatar, Russia, Somalia, South Korea, Sudan, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Thailand, The People’s Republic of China, The United Kingdom, The United States of America, Timor Leste, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Eritrea, Republic of the Congo, Somalia, and Zambia.
UNISMA Malang receives the Best Performing University of the Year Award from Indonesia Achievement & Best Performing Award Organization.
UNISMA Malang is accredited by the National Accreditation Agency for Higher Education, (Badan Akreditasi Nasional Perguruan Tinggi BAN-PT), Ministry of Education and Culture of the Republic of Indonesia.
The Higher Education Service Institution (Lembaga Layanan Pendidikan Tinggi/LL DIKTI) ranks UNISMA Malang as the top 10 university, from 326 public and private higher education institutions in East Java Province.
Ministry of Research and Technology of the Republic of Indonesia appoints UNISMA Malang as the Primary Research Cluster Institution, having 15 billion IDR research budget per year.
Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education of the Republic of Indonesia ranks UNISMA Malang as the top 50 university (rank 44), from 4.670 higher education institutions in Indonesia.