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University of Singapore Review: Admissions, Application Requirements and Tuition







    Singapore is without any doubt a fantastic place to study abroad.You’ll discover amazing opportunities and benefits associated with studying and living in Singapore the moment you graduate. This is because of the stable economy  Singapore has enjoyed which ensures there aren’t any major fluctuations in the job market and economy. Chances are you’ll also find a well paying job post graduation.

    Indeed,degrees awarded by Singaporean universities are recognized the world over, with the National University of Singapore coming top of the list.The National University of Singapore is a renowned autonomous and popular research university based in Southwest Singapore at Kent Ridge.Founded sometime 1905 as a medical university, it remains the oldest institution in the country per quality of the curriculum and student enrollment.

    NUS is a world class institution with an entrepreneurial edge.NUS awards several single degree,masters and graduate diploma degrees conducted via world class schools such as Arts, Social Sciences, Business, Engineering etc.

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    Entry Requirements

    For international students looking for admission into NUS, you  should have completed or are completing high school, that is at least 12 years of education at the time of submitting your application.Please do check the school’s website for detailed info on admission requirements, although further info on this will be provided as you keep reading.

    How to Apply

    -Submit a completed application form consisting of the following

    -Online application

    -Payment of application fee($20)

    -Electronic submission of application checklist and supporting documents.

    Did you know that the National University of Singapore is ranked 22nd in the world University rankings?

    Tuition Fees

    Undergraduate Fees: S$20,160

    Postgraduate Fees: S$44,090.

    Living Expenses

    Please note that the amounts stated here are in Singaporean currency and the costs are calculated based on annual basis i.e  excluding vacation periods.

    On Campus Accommodation(Single-Double Occupancy)- $S2,625 to S$7,000.

    Total Estimate excluding accommodation-S$6,000

    Total Estimate including accommodation- S$10,000


    If you are an international applicant looking for admission to NUS, you are expected to have completed or are completing high school, that is, at least twelve years of general education by July of the year of application. Make sure that you have selected the correct qualification and applicant group type before submitting an online application.

    Applicant Group type to select from:

    1. If you are done with high school final examination, please select ‘I have completed the high school final examination’ in section 3 ‘High School Education’ of the application form.
    2. Alternatively,if you are sitting for the high school final examination and results will be available only after the application closing date, please select ‘I will be completing the high school final examination after application closing date’ in section 3 ‘High School Education’ of the application form.

    Another thing to note is that application closing dates apply according to your high school qualification. Unless otherwise specified, your complete application with all supporting documents should reach the Office of Admissions by the application closing date.

    Payment  Method

    Please note that a non-refundable application fee of S$20 (inclusive of 7% Goods & Services Tax) must be paid along with your  application. Payment can be made through:

    • Credit card:Note that with this method only Visa and MasterCard are accepted. Debit Cards are not allowed for this payment mode. You are able to make your payment via the credit card payment facility found on the acknowledgement page once you have submitted your application. Alternatively, you can equally logon using your application number and PIN to the Online Application Status Facility to make your payment.
    • Bank draft: The bank draft for S$20 has to be made payable to ‘National University of Singapore’. Make sure that the bank draft can be cleared by a bank located in Singapore. It is important that you write your full name clearly, address and application number on the reverse side of the bank draft before submitting.

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