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Singapore Management University

178899 50 Stamford Road Singapore View map


Established in 2000, Singapore Management University (SMU) is renowned for generating high-impact and relevant multi-disciplinary research that addresses Asian issues of global relevance. It is also known for its broad-based curriculum, a collaborative and project-based approach to learning, and for its interactive pedagogy with small class sizes.

SMU has around 9,300 students, of which almost 1,200 are full-time international and exchange students, in its six schools:

  • Lee Kong Chian School of Business
  • School of Accountancy
  • School of Economics
  • School of Social Sciences
  • School of Information Systems
  • School of Law

SMU offers a wide range of bachelors', masters' and PhD degree programmes in the disciplinary areas associated with the six schools, as well as in interdisciplinary combinations of these areas. 

SMU faculty regularly publish in top peer-reviewed journals and their research achievements are recognised through international rankings. The School of Accountancy is ranked 5th globally for Financial Archival Research in the Brigham Young University’s Accounting Research Rankings for 2016, while the Lee Kong Chian School of Business is ranked 49th in the University of Texas, Dallas’ Top 100 Worldwide Business School Research Rankings.

SMU has 350 full-time faculty members representing 30 nationalities and has a network of 17,000 undergraduate and postgraduate alumni around the world. SMU’s city campus is a state-of-the art facility located in the heart of downtown Singapore, fostering strategic linkages with business, government and the wider community.

Programs available

Undergraduate Faculties/Departments and Programs

Lee Kong Chian School of Business

School of Accountancy

School of Economics

School of Information Systems

School of Law

School of Social Sciences

Postgraduate Faculties/Departments and Programs

University Highlights

Total students - 8,732


International students - 1,958


Total faculty staff - 595


Total students - 8,732


International students - 1,958


Total faculty staff - 595


Undergraduate Program

8,000 - 10,000
18,000 - 20,000

Postgraduate Program

28,000 - 30,000
28,000 - 30,000
The fees above are an indicative annual course fee in US dollars. Please note that course fees will vary. Always check the exact cost of the program and bear in mind likely additional expenses.
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