Singapore has become during recent years in a common choice of many students for taking their undergraduate and graduate courses due to the fact that the city is considered as the connection with the west world.
Higher education in Singapore has seen great evolution through time and the quality of their universities is known all over the world, gaining an excellent reputation and turning into a preferred educational destination among students worldwide.
Here you will find a short review of the Top 5 Universities in Singapore which will be very useful if you’re thinking about enrolling in a Singaporean college.
The National University of Singapore, also known as NUS, holds the position of the largest university in the country regarding the amount of students enrolled and career options. This is a public institution and it’s considered as one of the top universities by the QS World University Rankings and the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, both from the United Kingdom.
A wide range of careers are offered by the several faculties and schools such as the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, the NUS Business School, the School of Computing, the Faculty of Dentistry, The School of Design and Environment (SDE), The Faculty of Engineering (FOE), the NUS Law School, the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, the Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore, the Faculty of Science, The Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, the NUS Graduate School for Integrative Sciences and Engineering and The Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music.
The Nanyang Technological University is also a public university, renowned as the second best Singapore College after NUS. Worldwide, it is ranked as the 50th position amongst Engineering and Technology institutions worldwide and in general, is one of the best higher education institutions around the globe.
Undergraduate courses, scholar programs, postgraduate studies as well as several clubs and communities are part of the offer that you can find at the Nanyang Technological University, covering many disciplines including Business, Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences, Engineering and Medicine.
The first private university of the country, the Singapore Management University, later became public and autonomous. It currently holds around 7200 students who are enrolled in the different careers and programs (undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD) in the areas of Business Management, Accountancy, Economics, Information Systems Management, Law and the Social Sciences.
The university invests a great amount of resources in research, having 30 research institutes and centers of excellence. Many of the SMU schools and institutions have been ranked amongst the best in Asia and the world.
The Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) is another excellent institution which maintains collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), regarding areas such as co-teaching of subjects, development of study programs and the future establishment of a research center named SUTD–MIT International Design Centre (IDC).
And last, UniSIM is a private university that offers more than 50 academic programs grouped in its four schools: Arts and Social Sciences, Business, Human Development and Social Services, and the School of Science and Technology.