National University of Singapore Rankings

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In the World#87 of 14178
In Asia#3 of 5833
In Singapore#1 of 8
In Singapore City#1 of 8
In Materials science#13 of 6,169

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
5%
Enrollment
35,263
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
nus.edu.sg
Languages
English

Publications & Citations

Publications
158,736
Citations
5,392,458

National University of Singapore majors

by publication count

Computer science
23,179
Materials science
22,859
Medicine
21,255
Biology
18,548
Chemistry
16,072
Mathematics
10,901
Engineering
8,541
Physics
5,885
Psychology
4,553
Business
4,130
Economics
4,046
Political science
2,696
Sociology
2,533
Environmental science
1,953
Geography
1,602
History
946
Geology
866
Philosophy
307
Art
222

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Materials science14840,829
Engineering14245,098
Computer science27603,338
Business36138,117
Mathematics41346,795
Art445,738
Chemistry54624,559
Geography6051,829
Economics63165,879
Biology113935,490
Sociology11757,857
Political science12521,449
History1452,990
Environmental science15060,137
Medicine157610,311
Psychology234162,610
Physics261153,284
Philosophy388871
Geology47012,401

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
19907502504
19918642999
19929454360
199311685214
199413326529
199514468470
1996146510177
1997185212883
1998179115683
1999224719293
2000254424326
2001269528815
2002297035431
2003334145194
2004382957022
2005399772527
2006453292276
20074770111416
20085131132499
20095572161608
20106147189102
20116261230472
20127168274292
20137865320687
20148167367912
20158799402089
20168979418327
20179428455286
20189550432664
201910472514327
202011457592033

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate5%
Admissions RequirementsSingapore-Cambridge General Certificate of Education (GCE) with Advanced ('A') level or equivalent
Academic CalendarSemester 1 (August to End November, Early December) Semester 2 (January to May) Special Term (May to August)
Enrollment35,263
Full time employee2,555
Student:staff ratio14:1

Tuition

UndergraduateGraduate
International students$20,000$13,750

National University of Singapore has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities+++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences+++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine+++
Engineering | IT+++
Maths | Natural Sciences+++
Bachelor's DegreeAccountancy, Applied Mathematics, Architecture, Asian Studies, Automation and Control Engineering, Biological and Life Sciences, Biomedical Engineering, Business Administration, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Chinese, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Data Processing, Dentistry, Economics, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, English, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Studies, European Studies, Finance, Food Science, Food Technology, Geography (Human), History, Industrial Design, Industrial Engineering, Industrial Management, International Studies, Japanese, Law, Literature, Malay, Mass Communication, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Media Studies, Medicine, Metallurgical Engineering, Modern Languages, Music, Nursing, Pharmacology, Pharmacy, Philosophy, Physics, Political Sciences, Psychology, Real Estate, Social Work, Sociology, South Asian Studies, Southeast Asian Studies, Statistics, Theatre
Master's DegreeAnaesthesiology, Anatomy, Applied Chemistry, Applied Physics, Architectural and Environmental Design, Architecture, Asian Studies, Automation and Control Engineering, Biochemistry, Bioengineering, Biological and Life Sciences, Biomedical Engineering, Building Technologies, Business Administration, Business Computing, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Chinese, Civil Engineering, Clinical Psychology, Commercial Law, Comparative Law, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Conducting, Dentistry, Design, Economics, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Engineering Drawing and Design, Engineering Management, English, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Studies, Finance, Geography (Human), Geological Engineering, Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Health Sciences, History, Hydraulic Engineering, Immunology, Industrial Design, Industrial Engineering, Information Technology, International Law, Japanese, Law, Leadership, Linguistics, Literature, Malay, Management, Marine Engineering, Maritime Law, Mass Communication, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Media Studies, Medicine, Microbiology, Music Theory and Composition, Musical Instruments, Nursing, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedics, Otorhinolaryngology, Paediatrics, Pathology, Petroleum and Gas Engineering, Pharmacology, Pharmacy, Philosophy, Physics, Physiology, Political Sciences, Private Law, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Psychology, Public Administration, Public Health, Radiology, Real Estate, Safety Engineering, Social and Preventive Medicine, Social Work, Sociology, Software Engineering, South Asian Studies, Southeast Asian Studies, Speech Therapy and Audiology, Statistics, Surgery, Surveying and Mapping, Town Planning, Transport Management, Water Management
Doctor's DegreeAccountancy, Architecture, Asian Studies, Automation and Control Engineering, Bioengineering, Biological and Life Sciences, Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Building Technologies, Business Administration, Chemical Engineering, Chinese, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Dental Technology, Dentistry, Economics, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Engineering Management, English, Environmental Engineering, Finance, Geography (Human), History, Industrial Design, Industrial Engineering, Information Technology, Japanese, Law, Literature, Malay, Management, Marketing, Mass Communication, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Media Studies, Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Orthodontics, Periodontics, Pharmacy, Philosophy, Political Sciences, Psychology, Public Administration, Public Health, Real Estate, Social Work, Sociology, South Asian Studies, Southeast Asian Studies, Statistics

General info

Alternative namesNUS
新加坡国立大学
Founded1905
WikipediaNational University of Singapore
AccreditationSingapore's Ministry of Education
MottoTowards a Global Knowledge Enterprise
Colorsorange, blue
Academic structureFaculty of Arts and Social Sciences
NUS School of Business
School of Computing
Faculty of Dentistry
School of Design and Environment
Faculty of Engineering
Faculty of Law
Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music
Faculty of Science
Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy
NUS Graduate School for Integrative Sciences and Engineering
Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore
Affiliations and membershipsASEAN 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)

Location and Contacts

Address21 Lower Kent Ridge Road
Singapore, 119077
Singapore
City population5,889,000
Phone+65 6516 1081
Fax+65 6778 5281 / 6775 7630

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