Malikussaleh University (Indonesian: Universitas Malikussaleh, abbreviated UNIMAL) is an Indonesian public university in Lhokseumawe. Founded in 1969 as a sharia academy, it branched into multiple subjects which were integrated into the modern university in 1989 and it was nationalized in 2001.
With seven faculties, it is one of the four public universities (Perguruan Tinggi Negeri) in Aceh province.
Unimal originated as a Sharia Theological Academy (Akademi Ilmu Agama) established in 1969 by the local government of North Aceh. Following several name changes, it became the Malikussaleh University Foundation (Yayasan Universitas Malikussaleh) in 1980, following the name of first Samudera Pasai ruler Malikussaleh. Its faculties were first formally registered in 1984 and later was reintegrated in 1989. The university was nationalized in 2001. 
The university had a freshmen class of over 3,000 in 2017, with the third largest number of BIDIKMISI (Indonesian Government Scholarships for low-income university students) recipients.   They are separated into seven undergraduate faculties (Economics, Law, Social and Political Science, Medicine, Education, Agriculture and Engineering) and five master's programs. 
The university was accredited "B" for the 2016-2021 period by the national accreditation body.