Nanyang Technological University: Statistics

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#184 of 14,131 In the World
#19 of 5,830 In Asia
#2 of 8 In Singapore
#2 of 8 In Singapore City
#4 of 3,831 For Nanotechnology
Top100 For 100 other topics
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Highest Degree
Acceptance rate

* Nanyang Technological University is among the institutions that don't provide data on acceptance rates. This might happen because the university has programs where applicants only need to meet admission requirements to enroll and don't necessarily compete with others.

We estimate the above acceptance rate based on admission statistics of closely ranked nearby universities with similar research profiles that do publish such data.

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Admissions Requirements2 General Certificate of Education (GCE) at Advanced ('A') level or equivalent. Candidates who have obtained relevant diplomas from any of the Polytechnics in Singapore may also apply for admission. International students with equivalent qualifications may also apply
Academic CalendarJuly to June (July - December; January-June)

Research profile

Nanyang Technological University is a world-class research university with 129,412 scientific papers published and 3,469,592 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science, Biology, Quantum and Particle physics, Materials Science, Environmental Science, Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, and Organic Chemistry.


Nanyang Technological University majors

by publication & citation count

94,139 / 2,682,379
82,774 / 2,443,487
71,151 / 2,326,092
Computer Science
68,475 / 1,475,108
62,186 / 2,121,506
Quantum and Particle physics
61,992 / 1,895,389
Materials Science
53,403 / 1,867,993
Environmental Science
47,324 / 1,197,106
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
43,811 / 898,207
Organic Chemistry
39,107 / 1,519,472
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
36,329 / 817,528
Electrical Engineering
32,582 / 777,506
32,005 / 649,928
27,973 / 773,779
Optical Engineering
27,300 / 733,086
26,877 / 1,040,130
25,685 / 687,604
24,501 / 520,930
24,045 / 481,994
23,915 / 627,588
Geography and Cartography
23,291 / 484,584
22,751 / 483,710
22,643 / 1,120,851
22,562 / 415,934
20,642 / 637,275
Political Science
19,389 / 384,668
Metallurgical Engineering
18,895 / 729,137
Chemical Engineering
18,737 / 1,020,710
18,533 / 375,666
Machine Learning
16,861 / 442,263
Computer Networking
16,690 / 283,376
16,184 / 442,413
16,020 / 367,971
Mechanical Engineering
15,793 / 333,956
Computer Vision
15,576 / 310,422
Physical chemistry
14,306 / 710,876
14,211 / 278,044
13,883 / 277,312
12,912 / 344,093
Electronic Engineering
12,620 / 222,932

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 96 70
1991 170 99
1992 317 223
1993 503 468
1994 471 621
1995 589 837
1996 651 1041
1997 865 1476
1998 903 1921
1999 1215 2684
2000 1641 3706
2001 1739 4536
2002 2008 6421
2003 2285 9045
2004 2750 12499
2005 3032 17485
2006 3196 23818
2007 3397 29790
2008 3814 38239
2009 4169 47722
2010 4700 59216
2011 5223 76306
2012 5657 94350
2013 5985 119001
2014 6362 148806
2015 6965 178518
2016 7383 201002
2017 7939 234203
2018 7730 267076
2019 8289 326612
2020 8809 390431
2021 9827 502237
2022 7917 475532
Academic rankings


The tuition table for Nanyang Technological University gives an overview of costs but prices are approximate and subject to change and don't include accommodation, textbooks, or living expenses. The costs of programs might differ significantly for local and international students. The only source of truth for current numbers is the university's official website.

Program Tuition Cost (per year)
Undergraduate (Singapore Citizens) SGD 9,400 - SGD 11,200
Undergraduate (International Students) SGD 17,600 - SGD 22,200
Graduate (Singapore Citizens) SGD 8,000 - SGD 12,000
Graduate (International Students) SGD 15,000 - SGD 22,000

Nanyang Technological University has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by Nanyang Technological University.

Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.

Programs Bachelor Master Doctoral
Art & Design Yes Yes Yes
Biology Yes Yes Yes
Business Yes Yes Yes
Chemistry Yes Yes Yes
Computer Science Yes Yes Yes
Economics Yes Yes Yes
Engineering Yes Yes Yes
Environmental Science Yes Yes Yes
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Yes Yes Yes
Mathematics Yes Yes Yes
Medicine Yes Yes Yes
Physics Yes Yes Yes
Psychology Yes Yes Yes
Bachelor Honours Applied Chemistry, Applied Physics, Biochemistry, Biological and Life Sciences, Business Administration, Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Economics, Environmental Studies, Food Science, Food Technology, Mass Communication, Mathematics, Pharmacology, Physics
Bachelor's Degree Accountancy, Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering, Art Education, Art History, Artificial Intelligence, Bioengineering, Biomedical Engineering, Business Administration, Chemical Engineering, Chinese, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Data Processing, Design, Economics, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Engineering, English, Environmental Engineering, Fine Arts, History, Information Technology, International Relations and Diplomacy, Linguistics, Literature, Marine Transport, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Media Studies, Medicine, Pharmacy, Philosophy, Psychology, Science Education, Social Sciences, Sociology, Surgery
Master's Degree Accountancy, Applied Linguistics, Art Education, Asian Studies, Biological and Life Sciences, Business Administration, Civil Engineering, Consumer Studies, Economics, Education, Educational Administration, Educational and Student Counselling, Educational Psychology, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Electronics and Automation, Engineering Management, Environmental Engineering, Finance, Foreign Languages Education, Gerontology, Humanities and Social Science Education, Industrial Design, Information Management, Information Sciences, Information Technology, International Relations and Diplomacy, International Studies, Management, Marine Transport, Marketing, Mass Communication, Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Measurement and Precision Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Museum Studies, Physics, Political Sciences, Power Engineering, Psychology, Public Administration, Sports, Technology Education, Telecommunications Engineering, Translation and Interpretation, Transport Management, Vocational Education
Doctor's Degree Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering, Bioengineering, Biological and Life Sciences, Business Administration, Chemical Engineering, Chinese, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Curriculum, Design, Economics, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Studies, Fine Arts, History, Information Sciences, International Relations and Diplomacy, International Studies, Linguistics, Literature, Mass Communication, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Media Studies, Philosophy, Psychology, Social Sciences, Sociology

Nanyang Technological University alumni

  1. Stefanie Sun

    Stefanie Sun
    Born in
    Singapore Flag Singapore
    1978-.. (age 45)
    singer-songwriterrecording artist

    Stefanie Sun is a Singaporean singer-songwriter. In 2000, she released her debut album, Yan Zi, which won her a Golden Melody Award for Best New Artist. In 2004, she released her eighth studio album, Stefanie, which won her another Golden Melody Award for Best Mandarin Female Singer. Having sold more than 30 million records, she achieved popularity in Greater China and among the Chinese-speaking world.

  2. Dato Sri Tahir

    Dato Sri Tahir
    Born in
    Indonesia Flag Indonesia
    1952-.. (age 71)

    Dato' Sri Ang Tjoen Ming, commonly known as Tahir, is an Indonesian billionaire, and a banking and property magnate. He is the founder of the Mayapada Group. On 13 December 2019, President Joko Widodo appointed Tahir to the Presidential Advisory Council.

  3. Vincy Chan

    Vincy Chan
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    1982-.. (age 41)
    recording artistsinger

    Vincy Chan is a Hong Kong-Singaporean Cantopop singer. She began her singing career after winning 1st runner up at the 2005 New Talent Singing Awards and has since been signed with Emperor Entertainment Group. Her best known songs include "Feeling" (感應) and "My Memories are Not My Own" (我的回憶不是我的).

  4. Joanne Peh

    Joanne Peh
    Born in
    Singapore Flag Singapore
    1984-.. (age 39)
    actorfilm actor

    Joanne Peh Wei Siew is a Singaporean actress and host managed under The Celebrity Agency. She was named as one of the Seven Princesses of Mediacorp in 2006. She is married to Singapore-based Chinese actor Qi Yuwu.

All 22 notable alumni

Nanyang Technological University faculties and divisions

College : Engineering Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
College : Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences Arts and Humanities, Design, Economics, Fine Arts, Information Sciences, Media Studies, Social Sciences
College : Science Biological and Life Sciences, Environmental Studies, Mathematics, Physics
Institute : Education Arts and Humanities, Asian Studies, Curriculum, Education, English Studies, Mathematics Education, Natural Sciences, Performing Arts, Physical Education, Preschool Education, Science Education, Social Studies, Special Education, Sports, Visual Arts
School : Business Accountancy, Business Administration
School : International Studies International Relations and Diplomacy, Protective Services
School : Medicine Medicine, Surgery

General information

Alternative names NTU
Founded 1955
Accreditation Ministry of Education (MoE)
Colors red, blue

Location and contacts

Address 50 Nanyang Avenue
Singapore, 639798
City population 5,866,000

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