Early Career Planning

About National University of Singapore

(NUS) is recognized as the first autonomous comprehensive research university in Singapore established in 1905 as the King Edward VII College of Medicine. The university is dedicated to providing a broad spectrum of courses, encompassing vast areas of relative programs for both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Quick Facts at a Glance

  1. World Ranking – 23(According to Times higher education 2019)
  2. Average No of students – 36,000
  3. Average Range of Tuition Fee – S$ 29,637 – S$ 38,200 / Year 
  4. Average Range of Living Expenses – S$6,000 – S$ 7,000/ Year 
  5. Scholarships available– YES
  6. Average no of International students- 32%

Departments Available - Under Graduation

  • Biological & Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support
  • Communication, Journalism & Related Programs
  • Computer & Information Sciences, Support Services
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Technologies/Technicians
  • English Language, Literature & Letters
  • Foreign Language, Literatures & Linguistics
  • Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences
  • History
  • Legal Professions & Studies
  • Liberal Arts & Sciences, Gen Studies
  • Mathematics & Statistics
  • Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual & Performing Arts

Departments Available - Graduation

  • Accounting
  • Architecture
  • Arts & Social Sciences
  • Biochemistry
  • Biological Sciences
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Business
  • Design & Environment
  • Economics
  • Engineering
  • English Language & Literature
  • Environmental Sustainability
  • Estate Development
  • Geography
  • Health Centre
  • History
  • Human Resources
  • Law
  • Legal Affairs
  • Real Estate
  • Research & Technology
  • Risk Management
  • Safety, Health & Environment
  • Sociology
  • Statistics & Applied Probability
  • Strategy & Policy


Due to its topographical position and oceanic exposure, Singapore’s weather is distinguished by consistent temperature and pressure, high humidity, and sufficient rainfall. During continued heavy rainfall, relative humidity often stretches to 100%. Although the island does not have distinct seasons, the average temperature stays somewhere between 25 degrees Celsius and 31 degrees Celsius.

Residing Options

NUS provides various types of living choices for its students. They can choose from Halls of Residence - recognized for its vibrant co-curricular pursuits and hands-on education in and outside the classroom, Residential Colleges - provides a residential living experience fused with best-in-class educational plans and Student Residences - an interactive environment place to grab the chances to engage enthusiastically in campus-wide pursuits and associate with peers from various economic and cultural backgrounds.

Campus life

The National University of Singapore strives to be an essential identity of learners, researchers, professors, and alumni working collectively towards achieving a common interest - "Design innovation for the future." The university is committed to catering adequate training and teaching, substantial research on recent trends and insightful initiative in various domains. NUS also provides the opportunity to pursue a second major or minor by choosing from over 25 options.

Scholarships / Financial aid

The National University of Singapore (NUS) provides a variety of undergraduate scholarships and awards in appreciation of exceptional scholarly accomplishments, management attributes, and unique abilities. The NUS Scholarships are freshmen scholarships presented to recognize and encourage prominent Singapore Citizen students who exhibit academic superiority, high intellectual potential, influential administration capability, and enthusiasm for being productive and ingenious in nature. The University recognizes the difficulty of funding for undergraduate students and is dedicated to assuring that no worthy student is denied admissions because of economic hardship.