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Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore)

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Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore), Singapore Singapore

Ranking

# 15QS World University Rankings

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44Undergraduate programs

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130Postgraduate programs

International

8089International students

About Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore)

A research-intensive public university, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has about 35,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students in the Engineering, Business, Science, Medicine, Humanities, Arts, & Social Sciences, and Graduate colleges.

NTU is also home to world-renowned autonomous institutes – the National Institute of Education, S Rajaratnam School of International Studies and Singapore Centre for Environmental Life Sciences Engineering – and various leading research centres such as the Earth Observatory of Singapore, Nanyang Environment & Water Research Institute and Energy Research Institute @ NTU (ERI@N).

Under the NTU Smart Campus vision, the University harnesses the power of digital technology and tech-enabled solutions to support better learning and living experiences, the discovery of new knowledge, and the sustainability of resources.

Ranked amongst the world’s top universities, the University’s main campus is also frequently listed among the world’s most beautiful. Known for its sustainability, NTU has achieved 100% Green Mark Platinum certification for all its eligible building projects. Apart from its main campus, NTU also has a medical campus in Novena, Singapore’s healthcare district.

For more information, visit www.ntu.edu.sg  

Find out more about life at NTU Singapore via its social media channels, including Facebook, X, YouTube, Instagram and LinkedIn.

About Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore)

A research-intensive public university, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has about 35,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students in the Engineering, Business, Science, Medicine, Humanities, Arts, & Social Sciences, and Graduate colleges.

NTU is also home to world-renowned autonomous institutes – the National Institute of Education, S Rajaratnam School of International Studies and Singapore Centre for Environmental Life Sciences Engineering – and various leading research centres such as the Earth Observatory of Singapore, Nanyang Environment & Water Research Institute and Energy Research Institute @ NTU (ERI@N).

Under the NTU Smart Campus vision, the University harnesses the power of digital technology and tech-enabled solutions to support better learning and living experiences, the discovery of new knowledge, and the sustainability of resources.

Ranked amongst the world’s top universities, the University’s main campus is also frequently listed among the world’s most beautiful. Known for its sustainability, NTU has achieved 100% Green Mark Platinum certification for all its eligible building projects. Apart from its main campus, NTU also has a medical campus in Novena, Singapore’s healthcare district.

For more information, visit www.ntu.edu.sg  

Find out more about life at NTU Singapore via its social media channels, including Facebook, X, YouTube, Instagram and LinkedIn.

Available programs

NTU continually refreshes its pedagogies and curriculum (including co-curriculum) to cater to new learning paradigms and students’ diverse interests, as well as to foster interdisciplinary competencies that help NTU graduates become adaptable lifelong learners.

The University currently offers single degree, double degree, integrated and special programmes. There are also several double major programmes and the option to do a second major or a minor. As part of a holistic curriculum, all freshmen now undergo a common interdisciplinary collaborative core curriculum and do internships. SkillsFuture Work-Study Degree programmes also provide deep industry exposure and enhance employability.

NTU Education, a strategic blueprint for undergraduate education, supports how students learn and provides them with opportunities to develop skills that will enable them to face the future with optimism and confidence. It emphasises leadership, communication, teamwork, ethics and digital literacy, and caters to new ways of learning, embedding the latest teaching practices, including the use of flipped classrooms and next-generation mega learning for interactive and team-based learning, online lessons, as well as residential education at the NTU halls of residence.

NTU allows credits from pre-approved Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) hosted on Coursera, edX and FutureLearn to be used to fulfil degree requirements.

Explore our undergraduate programmes.

NTU’s graduate academic and research programmes, a number of which are ranked among the best globally, cater to students from Singapore and around the world. The university’s network of global partners for joint/dual PhD programmes has grown over the years through the establishment of new research collaborations with internationally renowned universities.

The NTU Graduate College, headed by a Dean, provides strategic oversight and academic leadership on all graduate education matters in the University. It hosts the Interdisciplinary Graduate Programme, which supports research students working on interdisciplinary projects that cover two or more disciplines, such as artificial intelligence and neuroscience.

Explore our graduate programmes.

University information

Embark on a transformative academic journey at NTU, where we groom the next generation of thinkers, innovators, leaders and lifelong learners. Whether you are an undergraduate, postgraduate or working professional, explore our multidisciplinary strengths and find a path that matches your goals.

Learn more about our programmes and requirements here.

Bachelor

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Main Campus

The university’s main campus is set amidst 200 hectares of lush foliage and has some of the most iconic buildings:

Gaia: Asia’s largest wooden building covers an area of six football fields and is the university’s eighth zero-energy building. It houses the Nanyang Business School.

The Arc: This futuristic hub of learning comprises 56 smart classrooms interspersed with spaces for research, innovation and recreation.

The Hive: The brainchild of renowned designer Thomas Heatherwick, the building is renowned for its unique architecture and was described by CNN as having redefined the traditional classroom.

School of Art, Design and Media: Named among the leading creative arts institutions in Asia, the school is distinguished by its sloping green roofs and stands out as a captivating architectural gem within NTU’s garden campus.

The Wave: The university’s eco-friendly sports complex is the first large-scale building in Southeast Asia built using mass engineered timber.

Abundant food options on campus include 16 food courts/canteens (with 120 food and beverage stalls in total) and 30 restaurants/F&B outlets.

Yunnan Garden, a 9-hectare precinct for leisure, education and heritage, offers a sprawling open space of greenery and waterscapes with fitness facilities.

Medical Campus

NTU’s state-of-the-art medical campus is in Singapore’s HealthCity Novena and is home to the university’s Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine.

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Student life

The vibrant NTU community is a cosmopolitan mix of 24,700 undergraduates and 10,600 graduate students from more than 80 countries.

The NTU campus buzzes with cultural, social, intellectual, sporting and recreational activities all year round. Beyond academics, students have a host of opportunities to work on ground-breaking ideas, engage in discussions with peers from across different disciplines, forge networks for personal and professional development, and even opt for an overseas adventure.

25 halls of residence offer enriching residential education programmes and a home away from home to more than 13,500 students.

Committed to nurturing resilient individuals who can navigate life's challenges with confidence, NTU offers support services including counselling, peer assistance, academic mentoring, and tutoring.

Explore student life at NTU.

NTU graduates continue to be in demand by employers, with close to nine in 10 graduates from the Class of 2023 in the labour force employed within six months after completing their final examinations. The Career & Attachment Office (CAO) at NTU develops and empowers students to reach their potential and fulfill career aspirations through personalised career coaching, industry-specific consultations, employability skills workshops, and career experiential programmes.

With excellent connections to over 3,500 global and local organisations, including MNCs, SMEs, Public Service Ministries & Agencies, CAO facilitates meaningful internships, networking events and employment opportunities to propel NTU students towards career success and help them make their mark. Every year, about 5,000 students are placed both locally and overseas as part of credit-bearing internship programmes.

Tuition fee and scholarships

One of the important factors when considering a master's degree is the cost of study. Luckily, there are many options available to help students fund their master's programme. Download your copy of the Scholarship Guide to find out which scholarships from around the world could be available to you, and how to apply for them.

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Rankings & ratings

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) is one of the top universities in Singapore, Singapore. It is ranked #15 in QS World University Rankings 2025.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #47
  • 2014
    #=41
  • 2015
    #39
  • 2016
    #13
  • 2017
    #13
  • 2018
    #11
  • 2019
    #12
  • 2020
    #11
  • 2021
    #13
  • 2022
    #12
  • 2023
    #19
  • 2024
    #=26
  • 2025
    #15

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