National University of Singapore

The National University of Singapore aspires to be a vital community of academics, researchers, staff, students and alumni working together in a spirit of innovation and enterprise for a better world.

VISION – a leading global university shaping the future

MISSION – to educate, inspire and transform

VALUES – innovation, resilience, excellence, respect, integrity

Our singular focus on talent will be the cornerstone of a truly great university that is dedicated to quality education, influential research, and visionary enterprise, in service of country and society.

 Degree Programs

Faculty of Law


School of Medicine



Faculty of Dentistry


School of Design & Environment


Industrial Design

Project & Facilities Management

Real Estate

Faculty of Engineering


Biomedical Engineering

Chemical Engineering

Civil Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Environmental Engineering

Engineering Science

Industrial & Systems Engineering

Materials Science & Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering (Aeronautical)

School of Computing

Computing (Business Analytics)

Computing (Computer Science)

Computing (Information Security)

Computing (Information Systems)

Faculty of Engineering & School of Computing

Computer Engineering

Faculty of Science


Science (Pharmaceutical Science)


Data Science and Analytics

Science (Food Science & Technology)

NUS Business School

Business Admin

Business Admin (Accountancy)

Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences

Arts & Social Sciences

Arts & Social Sciences (MT related)

Environmental Studies (Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences and Faculty of Science)

Environmental Studies

Admission Requirement

Payment of Application Fee (S$20)

A non-refundable application fee of S$20 (inclusive of 7% Goods & Services Tax) must accompany your application.

If you are an international applicant seeking admission to NUS, you should have completed or are completing high school, that is, at least twelve years of general education by July of the year of application. You may view the list of acceptable high school qualifications and applicant group types below.

Please ensure that you select the correct qualification and applicant group type before submitting an online application.

Applicant Group type to choose:

If you have completed high school final examination, please select ‘I have completed the high school final examination’ in section 3 ‘High School Education’ of the application form.

If you are sitting for the high school final examination and results will be available after 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.

Application closing dates apply according to your high school qualification. Unless otherwise specified, your complete application with all supporting documents must reach the Office of Admissions by the application closing date.

‘A’ Level (AQA, Cambridge, Edexcel, London, OCR, Oxford International AQA)

American High School Diploma

Australian High School

Brunei ‘A’ Level

Canadian High School Diploma

Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE)

Danish Studentereksamen (Upper Secondary Leaving Examination)

European Baccalaureate Diploma

French Baccalaureate Diploma

Gao Kao or PRC National College Entrance Examination

German Abitur

Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE)/ Hong Kong ‘A’ Level

Indian Standard 12 (Central and ISC Boards)

Indian Standard 12 (State and other Boards)

Indonesian Ujian Nasional (UN)

Italian Diploma di Esame di Stato

Mauritius High School Certificate

New Zealand National Certificate of Education Achievement (NCEA) Level 3

Oman Thanawiya Amma (Secondary School Leaving Certificate)

Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM)

Sri Lanka ‘A’ Level

Swiss Matura/ Swiss Federal Maturity Certificate

Taiwan Senior High School

Thailand Certificate of Secondary Education (Mathayom 6)

Turkish High School

Unified Examination Certificate (UEC)

Vietnam National High School Graduation Examination

Other High School Qualifications

Students, including home study students, may submit the following scores to compete for undergraduate admissions:

ACT with Writing and SAT Subject Tests, or

SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or

Advanced Placement score report