Kolej Dar al-Hikmah (KDH) was formerly known as the Institut Pengajian Ilmu-Ilmu Islam (IPI). It started operating in 1989 and is the earliest Islamic private college established in Malaysia.
Name change to Kolej Dar al-Hikmah (KDH) effective 1 Muharram 1423/15 June 2002. KDH is under Syarikat Bina Ilmu Sdn. Bhd which belongs to Angkatan Belia Islam Malaysia (ABIM) and Koperasi Belia Islam (KBI).