List of universities in Singapore

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This is a list of universities in Singapore.

Autonomous Universities (AUs)[edit]

There are six autonomous universities (AUs) in Singapore,[1][2] which receive funding from the government and are given the flexibility to strategise, innovate, and differentiate themselves.[2]

Autonomous University Students World Rankings Notable Colleges/Schools
Full name Abbrev. QS[3] THE[4] ARWU[5]
National University of Singapore
Universiti Kebangsaan Singapura
சிங்கப்பூர் தேசிய பல்கலைக்கழகம்
39,536 [6] 11 23 85
  1. Duke-NUS Medical School
  2. Yale-NUS College
  3. NUS Business School
Nanyang Technological University
Universiti Teknologi Nanyang
நன்யாங் தொழில்நுட்ப பல்கலைக்கழகம்
31,827[7] 12 51 96
  1. National Institute of Education
  2. Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine[Notes 1]
  3. Nanyang Business School
Singapore Management University
Universiti Pengurusan Singapura
சிங்கப்பூர் நிர்வாக பல்கலைக்கழகம்
9,697[8] 500
Singapore University of Technology and Design
Universiti Teknologi dan Rekabentuk Singapura
சிங்கப்பூர் தொழில்நுட்பம் மற்றும் வடிவமைப்பு பல்கலைக்கழகம்
Singapore Institute of Technology
Institut Teknologi Singapura
சிங்கப்பூர் தொழில்நுட்ப கல்வி நிறுவனம்
5,000 [10]
Singapore University of Social Sciences
Universiti Sains Kemasyarakatan Singapura
சிங்கப்பூர் சமூக அறிவியல் பல்கலைக்கழகம்

Private Education Institutions (PEIs)[edit]

Private education institutions (PEIs) in Singapore are regulated by the Committee for Private Education (CPE).

Offshore institutes with local campus[edit]

The following are local branches of foreign universities.[13][14]

PEIs offering EDPs[edit]

PEIs may offer external degree programmes (EDPs) with undergraduate or graduate degrees conferred by the institutions' partner universities. The following is a list of PEIs offering EDPs.[15]

Institution Partner Universities Address
Auston Institute of Management[16] De Montfort University; University of the West of England 50 Ophir Road
BMC International College
University of Hertfordshire; Pearson Education
  • 130 Jurong Gateway Road
  • 190 Clemenceau Avenue
  • 715 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 6
DIMENSIONS International College


University of Hertfordshire; Cardiff Metropolitan University; Cambridge Assessment International Education; Singapore Workforce Development Agency 58 Lowland Road
East Asia Institute of Management (EASB)
Edinburgh Business School; Queen Margaret University; Sheffield Hallam University; Cardiff Metropolitan University; Aston University 9 Ah Hood Road
ERC Institute
University of Wolverhampton; University of Greenwich; Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University 30 Prinsep Street
Informatics Academy
Oxford Brookes University; University of Central Lancashire; University of Wales 100 Victoria Street
ITC School of Laws University of London International Programmes 45 New Bridge Road,Level 2
Kaplan Higher Education Academy
Murdoch University; Griffith University; Monash University; Swinburne University of Technology; Northumbria University; Royal Holloway, University of London; University College Dublin; University of Portsmouth; University of Essex; RMIT University; Birmingham City University
  • 80 Jurong East Street 21, #06-02, Devan Nair Institute
  • 8 Wilkie Road, Level 2, Wilkie Edge
  • 1 Selegie Road, Levels 6, PoMo
Management Development Institute of Singapore
Grenoble Graduate School of Business; Northumbria University; Oklahoma City University; University of Sunderland; Bangor University; Nottingham Trent University; Southern Cross University; Leeds Beckett University; Teeside University; Edinburgh Napier University; University of Portsmouth 501 Stirling Road
Nanyang Institute of Management
Leeds Beckett University; University of the West of Scotland; York St John University 6 Eu Tong Sen Street #04-05 The Central Singapore 059817
Ngee Ann Academy King's College London 391A Orchard Road
PSB Academy
Edinburgh Napier University; Coventry University; Glasgow Caledonian University; Cambridge Assessment International Education; La Trobe University; University of Newcastle, Australia; University of Nottingham; University of Hull; University of Wollongong
  • 6 Raffles Boulevard
  • 11 Lorong 3 Toa Payoh
Raffles College of Higher Education Coventry University; University of Chester 51 Merchant Road
SDH Institute 51 Anson Road
SIM Global Education (Singapore Institute of Management)
RMIT University; SUNY Buffalo; University of Manchester; Grenoble School of Management; La Trobe University; University of Sydney; University of Birmingham; University of London International Programmes; University of Southampton; University of Stirling; University of Warwick; University of Wollongong 461 Clementi Road
Singapore Raffles Music College University of West London 456 Alexandra Road
TMC Academy
University of Northampton; Monash University; University of Greenwich; Griffith University; Western Sydney University; La Trobe University; University of Missouri–Kansas City; University of the West of England 250 Middle Road

Defunct universities[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Collaboration between Imperial College London and NTU


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  2. ^ a b "Post-secondary". Ministry of Education, Singapore. Ministry of Education, Singapore. Retrieved June 23, 2017.
  3. ^ "QS World University Rankings 2019". 9 September 2018. Retrieved 9 September 2018.
  4. ^ "World University Rankings 2019". Retrieved 11 November 2018.
  5. ^ "ARWU World University Rankings 2018". Retrieved 9 September 2018.
  6. ^ "NUS Students and Graduate Statistics". National University of Singapore. 2017.
  7. ^ "Enrolment by College (AY2017-18)". Nanyang Technological University. 2017.
  8. ^ "Statistical Highlights 2017" (PDF). Singapore Management University. 2017.
  9. ^ Sandra Davie (2015-05-18). "SUTD admits record 386 students for fourth intake , Education News & Top Stories". The Straits Times. Retrieved 2015-08-11.
  10. ^ [1] Archived 13 March 2010 at the Wayback Machine.
  11. ^ "SIM University To Be Renamed Singapore University Of Social Sciences". 17 March 2017. Retrieved 18 March 2017.
  12. ^ "SIM University Annual Report 2014" (PDF). Singapore University of Social Sciences. 2014.
  13. ^
  14. ^ Part V
  15. ^ a b c "1 in 2 Private Education Institution (PEI) graduates in full-time permanent employment 6 months after graduation" (PDF). CPE. Retrieved 5 May 2018.
  16. ^ "Engineering, Computing and Business Degrees & Diplomas". Auston. Retrieved 2015-08-11.
  17. ^ It was previously called Redhill Tutorial Institution (红山辅导学院) and renamed since 2009.
  18. ^ "About Us". BMC International College. Retrieved 23 February 2016.
  19. ^ "About DIMENSIONS | DIMENSIONS". Singapore’s College & Business School | DIMENSIONS International College. Retrieved 2016-05-11.
  20. ^ "Milestones and Achievements". EASB East Asia Institute of Management. Retrieved 23 February 2016.
  21. ^ "About Us". ERC Institute. Retrieved 17 February 2015.
  22. ^ "Our History". Informatics Academy. Retrieved 23 February 2016.
  23. ^ It was previously called Asia Pacific Management Institute (亚太管理学院) and renamed since 2009, which is owned by the Kaplan Higher Education in the United States.
  24. ^ It was previously the Training Department of PSB Corporation Pte Ltd that mainly owned by Productivity and Standards Board, and upgraded to private school since 2001.
  25. ^ "Our History". TMC Academy. Retrieved 23 February 2016.