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National University of Singapore (NUS)

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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A leading global university centred in Asia, the National University of Singapore (NUS) is Singapore’s flagship university, which offers a global approach to education and research, with a focus on Asian perspectives and expertise.


NUS has 17 faculties and schools across three campuses. Its transformative education includes a broad-based curriculum underscored by multi-disciplinary courses and cross-faculty enrichment. Over 38,000 students from 100 countries enrich the community with their diverse social and cultural perspectives. NUS also strives to create a supportive and innovative environment to promote creative enterprise within its community.

The 17 Schools in NUS include:

  • Arts and Social Sciences
  • Business
  • Computing
  • Continuing and Lifelong Education
  • Dentistry
  • Design and Environment
  • Duke-NUS Medical School
  • Engineering
  • Integrative Sciences and Engineering
  • Law
  • Medicine
  • Music
  • Public Health
  • Public Policy
  • Science
  • University Scholars Programme
  • Yale-NUS College


NUS takes an integrated and multi-disciplinary approach to research, working with partners from industry, government and academia, to address crucial and complex issues relevant to Asia and the world. Researchers in NUS’ Schools and Faculties, 30 university-level research institutes and centres, and Research Centres of Excellence cover a wide range of themes including: energy, environmental and urban sustainability; treatment and prevention of diseases common among Asians; active ageing; advanced materials; risk management and resilience of financial systems. The University’s latest research focus is to use data sciences, optimisation research and cyber security to support Singapore's Smart Nation initiative.

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2018
  • 90.5
    Overall Score
  • 100
    Academic Reputation
  • 66.2
    Citations per Faculty
  • 99.9
    Employer Reputation
  • 88.8
    Faculty Student
  • 100
    International Faculty
  • 86.1
    International Students
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2017
  • 89.7
    Overall Score
  • 89.8
    Academic Reputation
  • 91.9
    Citations per Paper
  • 92
    Employer Reputation
  • 82.4
    H-index Citations
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30
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Asian University Content
  • 99.9
    Overall Score
  • 100
    Academic Reputation
  • 100
    Employer Reputation
  • 98.5
    Faculty Student
  • 100
    International Faculty
  • 99.9
    International Students
  • 99.2
    Inbound Exchange
  • 99.9
    Outbound Exchange
  • 96.7
    Faculty Staff with PhD
  • 61.1
    Papers per Faculty
  • 86.2
    Citations per Paper
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Graduate Employability Ranking
  • 78
    Overall Score
  • 82.4
    Alumni Outcomes
  • 99.1
    Employer Reputation
  • 55.8
    Graduate Employment Rate
  • 69.4
    Partnerships with Employers
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
5,106
International
3,086

Number of students

32,728
Postgraduate 18%
Undergraduate 82%

Number of international students

8,917
Postgraduate 48%
Undergraduate 52%
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.

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English Language Proficiency Requirements

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