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  • Locations: Singapore, Singapore
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: Rice applicants only
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Studying at NTU is a unique Asian adventure featuring classroom, laboratory, or career learning in cosmopolitan Singapore. Ranked 13th globally, NTU offers a diversity of disciplines on a vibrant garden campus, named one of The Top 15 Most Beautiful Campuses in the World.  

Whether you are interested in business and social sciences, or arts and humanities, or engineering and the sciences, you will be networking with some of the brightest talents from around the world. 

NTU places you in an academically stimulating environment that is both culturally enriching and socially fulfilling. Our comprehensive and innovative approach towards education and research will help contribute to your future success and inspire you to realize your full potential as entrepreneurial and technology-savvy leaders. The many extracurricular activities offered on and off campus will also complement your formal studies and help you build lasting friendships from the moment you set foot on the University’s campus.  This is also the perfect ‘soft landing’ in the heart of a booming Asia-Pacific region and a great jumping-off point to explore the many cultures, languages and societies nearby, including India, China, Vietnam and Thailand.


Nanyang Technological University (NTU) is a research-intensive university with globally acknowledged strengths in science and engineering. The university has roots that date back to 1955 when Nanyang University was set-up. Today, NTU has four colleges with 12 schools, and three autonomous entities, the National Institute of Education, the S Rajaratnam School of International Studies, and the Earth Observatory of Singapore.

The College of Engineering, with six schools focused on technology and innovation, has a research output among the top four in the world.

The College of Science, with award-winning faculty and world-class laboratories, runs Singapore's only direct honours bachelor's degree programmes in the biological, physical and mathematical sciences. 

The Nanyang Business School is the first and only Singapore business school to be ranked in the top 25 of the Financial Times Global MBA 2009 rankings. It is also one of only three in Asia to be awarded both EQUIS (European Quality Improvement System) and AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) accreditations - international hallmarks of quality.

The College of Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences is home to the Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information, a top journalism and media school in Asia; a fast-growing humanities and social sciences school with distinctive niches of excellence; and Singapore's first professional art school offering degree in art, design and interactive digital media.

The National Institute of Education, Singapore's only teacher-training institute, is internationally-acclaimed and provides educational consultancy to countries from Indonesia to Abu Dhabi.

The S Rajaratnam School of International Studies, an autonomous graduate institution of NTU, runs the Institute of Defence and Strategic Studies, long recognised as a world authority on strategic studies and security research.

The Earth Observatory of Singapore, established in 2008 with S$150 million in state funding, is dedicated to hazards-related earth sciences.

NTU offers courses in a variety of subjects including:
Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Bioengineering, Biological Sciences, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Chinese, Computer Science, Economics, Electrical Engineering Sciences, English, Environmental Engineering, History, Linguistics, Chinese, Mathematical Economic Analysis, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Psychology, Sociology, and Business.

NTU enrolls exchange students in the Fall (August) and Spring (January) semesters. 

Student Life

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NTU offers the most on-campus housing options in Singapore, with 21 Halls of residences providing cozy and comfortable living. With 75% of our first year students and almost 90% of international students living on-campus, the Halls foster interaction and camaraderie. For more on NTU’s on-campus residences, go to


Singapore has been at the crossroads of East and West for decades - even more so today. The city-state is an ideal place for you to experience diverse Asian Cultures, cuisines and languages within a predominantly English-speaking environment. Singapore is also the perfect 'soft landing' in the heart of a booming Asia-Pacific region. Well established as a regional hub for finance, research, and innovation, Singapore is a great jumping-off point to explore the many cultures, languages and societies nearby, including India, China, Vietnam and Thailand.

Monocle magazine recently ranked Singapore among the "Top 20 Most Liveable Cities" in the world, a charming enclave packed with events, and festivals and greenery. The world's first-ever Formula 1 Grand Prix Night race colled into town in September 2008. And in August 2010, the inaugural Youth Olympics Games was hosted in this exciting city. Green-friendly landscape and never-ending nightlife have attracted the attention of global citizens on the move - and on their way to success.