There are some 11,500 students, including around 1,400 international students from over 100 different countries and 600 visiting overseas students, following full-time or part-time degree and diploma courses. The degree courses at UM are designed to produce highly-qualified professionals, with experience of research, who will play key roles in industry, commerce and public affairs in general. There are approximately 1,800 pre-tertiary students are registered at the Ġ.F. Abela Junior College. About 3,500 students graduate in various disciplines annually.
Today the University has fourteen Faculties, eighteen Institutes, thirteen Centres and three Schools. The total floor area occupied by the (Main) University Library building, situated at the Msida Campus is between 5,000 and 6,000 square metres. A collection of nearly one million volumes is housed throughout the Main Library, Branches and Institutes. The University Library currently subscribes to over 60,000 e-journals, 196 print journal titles and 16,554 e-books.