As Malaysia is a federation, the governance of the country is divided between the federal and the state governments. Malaysia consists of 13 states (11 in peninsular Malaysia and 2 in Malaysian Borneo) and 3 federal territories.
Each states has its own universities and colleges. Below is a list of both public and private universities in Kuala Lumpur (the capital of Malaysia) and in each state in Malaysia:
East Malaysia (Borneo)