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About Us

ERICAN College

ERICAN College is a member of the ERICAN Education Group, an award-winning education provider. The College was founded in 1990 by Datuk Eric Chong, President of the Branding Association of Malaysia. After a nationwide search for the perfect foundation, the Group acquired Pratique Asia College in 2012 in its next step in delivering quality tertiary education.

As one of Asia’s top academic institutions, ERICAN College has graduated thousands of highly competitive and desirable graduates with its unique approach to education and professional development. Having started off as a boutique college focusing on interior design, it now offers a comprehensive selection of diploma and degree programmes which are all geared to groom students for top-level positions. All courses are fully accredited, including accreditation by professional bodies where applicable, such as IATA, ASIC, AIEST, and ACCA.

ERICAN College started with a humble enrolment of 99 students. Today, it nurtures eager students from more than 40 countries around the world.

Academic Strengths

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When we acquired Pratique Asia College, we also adopted their expertise in interior design as they have been well-known for interior design for 20 years. They have produced students who have won many awards in the interior design industry. According to a professor from Teesside University: “Our students have been recognised as top interior designers. They are also known as Teesside University’s top performers. Our lecturers hold PhD and master’s qualifications; most of them are from the industry itself.

Programme Outline

  • Faculty of Management – Accounting and business administration, Certificate in business, Diploma in IT
  • Faculty of Hospitality – Diploma in hotel management, tourism management and culinary arts
  • Faculty of Social Science – Diploma in psychology, mass communication, graphic and interior design

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The Student Experience

Our students practise the values that we uphold in our organisation. They are exposed to the people in the industry as we have programmes like the SUCCESS PROGRAMME that allow them to meet and interact with industry leaders. Every two months, prominent industry leaders are invited through this programme. Students have had the opportunity to meet Mr Azran, CEO of Airasia X, YB SENATOR Chong Sin Woon, Deputy Minister of Education, and many others. In this programme, industry leaders identify outstanding students from Erican to experience their internship at their company.

Recognition and Accreditation


  • Leadership excellence in international education award; by middle east business leaders summit and awards
  • SME 100 fast moving companies; top 10 by business media international

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  • Asia honesty enterprise award
  • Asia honesty entrepreneur award – Datuk Eric Chong
  • Asia honesty product award
  • Asia top 100 honesty brand award by Asia excellence entrepreneur federation


  • The best medium size college award; by national association of private educational institution

Scholarships and Financial Aids

Eligibility Students who have achieved good SPM results Monthly family income is less than RM2,500 Siblings of students currently studying at Erican Open to all athletes
Special requirements Applicants to Interior Design and Tourism Management are required to attend an interview Applicants are required to apply for PTPTN and to attend an interview None Applicants are required to attend an interview
  • 8 As and above: 100%
  • 6 As and above: 50%
Balance of tuition fees after PTPTN
  • 1st sibling: 10%
  • 2nd sibling: 20%
  • 3rd sibling: 30%
  • 4th sibling: 40%
  • 5th sibling: 50%

A 10% increment for every additional sibling, up to 5

  • National: 75%
  • State: 50%
  • District: 10%
Bonding period 2 years None 2 years
Seats available 10 per year 10 per year 10 per year
Fees applicable
Tuition fees only

Courses Offered

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Pre-University/Foundation Studies
Foundation in Arts
Level: Pre-University/Foundation Studies
Fees (Local): 10750/Course
Duration: 1.5 Yrs
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Certificate Level
Certificate in Business Studies
Level: Certificate Level
Fees (Local): 7930/Course
Duration: 1 Year
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Diploma Level
Diploma in Accountancy 
Level: Diploma Level
Fees (Local): 27000/Course
Duration: 2 Years
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Diploma in Business Administration
Level: Diploma Level
Fees (Local): 27000/Course
Duration: 2 Years
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Diploma in Culinary Arts
Level: Diploma Level
Fees (Local): 34000/Course
Duration: 2 ½ Yrs
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Diploma in Graphic Design
Level: Diploma Level
Fees (Local): 31500/Course
Duration: 2 1/2 Yrs
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Diploma in Hotel Management
Level: Diploma Level
Fees (Local): 27000/Course
Duration: 2.5 Yrs
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Diploma in Information Technology
Level: Diploma Level
Fees (Local): 27000/Course
Duration: 2 1/2 Years
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Diploma in Interior Design
Level: Diploma Level
Fees (Local): 28000/Course
Duration: 2 1/2 Yrs
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Diploma in Mass Communication
Level: Diploma Level
Fees (Local): 27000/Course
Duration: 2 1/2 Yrs
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Diploma in Psychology
Level: Diploma Level
Fees (Local): 27000/Course
Duration: 2 Years
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Diploma in Tourism Management
Level: Diploma Level
Fees (Local): 30000/Course
Duration: 2.5 Yrs
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Contact Details

Erican College

Block C, First Floor, Megan Avenue II
No.12, Jalan Yap Kwan Seng
50450 Kuala Lumpur
Wilayah Persekutuan

Type: Private College

Tel: +6(03) 2161 0625 || 1800-88-0625 (Toll-Free)
Fax: +6(03) 2164 9630
Website: http://erican.edu.my/

Key Personnel

Datuk Eric Chong

Founder and Managing Director, Erican College

Datuk’s mission is to inspire as many people as he can to realise their fullest potential and to be the best that they can be. Every process of our development is based on Datuk Eric.

He contributes to every aspect of the college. One of his major contributions is when he invented the “Success Programme”. This programme is to invite entrepreneurs to educate our students with the ups and downs of their business. Through this, our students are usually selected by this entrepreneurs to be their intern.

Datuk Eric also started to “Go Beyond Limit” camp. Runned by Datuk Eric himself. This is a special programme to motivate students in different way. Datuk Eric had been in the education system for over 20 years. Datuk Eric has trained up to 300,000 Malaysians to acquire the English language.

With over 20 centres in Malaysia, this vision is to be implemented by the year 2020, which is to train up to 1,000,000 people. Datuk Eric has also started the Erickids organization. It is implement our different concept to students at a younger age. They have up to 1,000 kids that has joined.