Study in Singapore

If you want to study in Singapore, then you need to know which of its universities are right for you. Times Higher Educations World University Rankings take the top institutions in the world, and look at their performance across all of their core objectives: teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook.

Singapore has 2 universities in the overall Times Higher Educations World University Rankings. The highest-ranking university in Singapore is National University of Singapore, which is ranked at number 24.

Choosing where to study for a degree in Singapore is one of the biggest decisions you will ever make. THE’s student resources are here to help you make the right choice, particularly if you want to study abroad. Explore the universities of Singapore below - we’ve pulled together some information that we hope will help you to decide where to study.

Use the map to see where Singapore’s top universities are located, and if any institutions are of particular interest, you can click on their name, or the “explore” button, to find out more. We’ve also pulled in information about how much Singapore is investing in its higher education, and also how many people live there.

Our World University Rankings were founded in 2004 and our data are trusted by governments and universities across the world.

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Top universities in Singapore

National University of Singapore24th
Nanyang Technological University54th
*University's current rank in the overall World University Rankings

View the World University Rankings 2016-2017

Statistics about Singapore

  • Expenditure on education out of total expenditure 19.93%
  • Of which, on higher education 35.28%
  • Enrollment rate in higher education Data not available
  • Population 5,535,002
  • Unemployment 3%
  • Annual GDP 2.01%
Data source: The World Bank