Undoubtedly the top ranked universities in Singapore are NUS and NTU!
National University of Singapore
National University of Singapore (NUS) is ranked 33 in the Times Higher Education Supplement’s World University Rankings 2007.
According to the Financial Times (FT) 2006 EMBA ranking of the Top 85 EMBA programs, NUS Business School rises in rankings for Executive MBA programs to be among world’s Top 29.
NUS Business School did extremely well in two of the sub-categories – it came out Top 5 for the categories of ‘International Attendees’, and ‘Top Salaries in IT/ Telecommunications’.
According to the THES 2006 World Ranking in the field of technology, NUS Faculty of Engineering ranked 8th in the World’s top 100 in Technology
According to the Newsweek Ranking of Global University, NUS is ranked 36th in the top 100 universities.
Nanyang Technological University
Nanyang Technological University (NTU) is the world’s top 20 technological university!
According to the Times Higher Education Supplement’s World University Rankings 2007, NTU is ranked 69 in the world.
The university has 2 campuses in Singapore: NTU at one-north campus and the Yunnan Garden campus. NTU at one-north campus is located next to Biopolis, the Singapore biomedical research hub. NTU has strong reputation overseas, linkages with world famous universities such as University of Washington, Stanford University, MIT, Cambridge, to name a few.
It offers undergraduate and graduate courses in Accountancy, Business, Communication Studies, Engineering, Science and Arts.
The university is recognized globally for its excellence in science and engineering. The College of Engineering is one of the world largest engineering colleges, with 6 engineering schools offering a variety of programs and specializations to meet the needs of many students.
It is also home to the National Institute of Education (NIE), which is the only teacher training institute in Singapore. NIE provides educational services to countries such as Indonesia and Saudi Arabia.
The College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences is the first Singapore professional art school offering courses in art, design and media.
Nanyang Business School (NBS) offers one of the world top 100 MBA programs. According to the Financial Times survey (published in Jan 2007), its MBA program is ranked Number 1 in Singapore and Number 2 in Asia.
For more information on the latest university rankings (Australia, Canada, UK, USA and the world), please visit the Good University Ranking Guide and World Ranking Guide
The author holds an MBA from Heriot-Watt University (UK) and a BCom degree from The University of Adelaide (Australia).