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Ranking   42   1
Country Singapore
City Singapore
Bachelor (citizens) Check the current price on the official website of the university
26,923 USD/year.
Master (citizens) Check the current price on the official website of the university
26,923 USD/year.
Bachelor (foreigners) Check the current price on the official website of the university
26,923 USD/year.
Master (foreigners) Check the current price on the official website of the university
26,923 USD/year.
Living expenses $1,036 -1,880 USD/month
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General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1905
Abbreviation NUS
Teachers 5,330
Students 32,186
Foreigners 30%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
Admission Based on grades and examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Distance learning Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Towards a Global Knowledge Enterprise
• Ministry of Education - Higher Education Division, Singapore
• 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)
World ranking 42
Country ranking 1
Academic Reputation 9
Employer Reputation 9
Quality of teaching 67
International Faculty 26
International Students 81
Citations per Faculty 110
Ranking in world by sphere
Arts and Humanities 13
Engineering and Technology 4
Life Sciences and Medicine 17
Natural Science 9
Social Sciences and Management 7
Ranking in world by discipline
Mathematics 101
Physics 76
Chemistry 76
Computer Science 48
Economics & Business 51
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 42
QS World University Rankings 12
ARWU Academic Ranking 101
Cost of living in Singapore
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 635 1,126
Food 212 372
Transportation 57 98
Communications and utilities 65 80
Clothing 23 88
Sports and leisure 43 115
Total 1,036 1,880
Accommodation in Singapore USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 641
Shared room in city centre 1,137
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 1,123
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 1,710
Alternative title
Russian Национальный университет Сингапура
Arabic جامعة سنغافورة الوطنية
German Nationaluniversität Singapur
Spanish Universidad Nacional de Singapur
French Université nationale de Singapour
Japanese シンガポール国立大学
Korean 싱가포르국립대학교
Portuguese Universidade Nacional de Cingapura
Chinese 新加坡国立大学
ta சிங்கப்பூர் தேசியப் பல்கலைக்கழகம்
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National University of Singapore — Overview

Acknowledged as one of the finest universities in the world, National University of Singapore (NUS) is a comprehensive university offering a broad-based curriculum underscored by multi-disciplinary courses and cross-faculty enrichment. NUS has 13 faculties, with an enrolment of more than 23,000 undergraduate and 8,000 graduate students. The University actively promotes innovation and entrepreneurship. NUS enjoys a close teaching-research nexus with 13 national-level, 12 university-level and more than 60 faculty-based research institutes and centres. The University is strongly committed to advancing knowledge and fostering innovation, educating students and nurturing talent in the service of country and society.

National University of Singapore — Courses

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. Its 16 faculties and schools across three campus locations in Singapore — Kent Ridge, Bukit Timah and Outram provides a broad-based curriculum underscored by multidisciplinary courses and cross — faculty enrichment. NUS' transformative education includes programmes such as student exchange, entrepreneurial internships at NUS Overseas Colleges, and double degree and joint degree programmes with some of the world's top universities, offering students opportunities and challenges to realise their potential. The learning experience is complemented by a vibrant residential life with avenues for artistic, cultural and sporting pursuits. Over 37,000 students from 100 countries further enrich the community with their diverse social and cultural perspectives. NUS has three Research Centres of Excellence (RCE) and 22 university-level research institutes and centres. It is also a partner for Singapore's 5th RCE. The University shares a close affiliation with 16 national-level research institutes and centres.

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