National University of Singapore

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world rank  69

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University Overview

Established in 1905, National University of Singapore is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Singapore (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Bukit Timah, Outram. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education - Higher Education Division, Singapore, National University of Singapore (NUS) is a very large (EduListing enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. National University of Singapore (NUS) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 115 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name 新加坡国立大学
Acronym NUS
Founded 1905
Motto Towards a Global Knowledge Enterprise
Colours Orange and blue

University Location

Address 21 Lower Kent Ridge Road
Singapore (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
T +65 6516 1081
F +65 6778 5281 / 6775 7630
Other locations Bukit Timah, Outram

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Not reported Not reported
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Office of Admissions, 21 Lower Kent Ridge Road
Singapore 119077
+65 6516 1010

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff 2,000-2,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to National University of Singapore's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Education - Higher Education Division, Singapore

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business AACSB International
  • European Foundation for Management Development EFMD-EQUIS
  • Engineering Accreditation Board EAB
  • Royal Institute of British Architects RIBA
  • Board of Architects Singapore

Memberships and Affiliations

  • ASEAN University Network (AUN)
  • Asia-Pacific Association for International Education (APAIE)
  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU)
  • Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)
  • International Alliance of Research Universities (IARU)
  • S3 University Alliance (S3UA)
  • Southeast and South Asia and Taiwan Universities (SATU)
  • Universitas 21 (U21)

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020