National University of Singapore (NUS) Admissions

University

About the University

The National University of Singapore, also known as NUS is a research university founded in 1905 in Kent Ridge, Singapore. NUS provides education to 27,216 undergraduate students and employs 2,196 faculty and staff. The university is most recognized for its facilities and institutions, such as, the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, the School of Computing, and the NUS Graduate School for Integrative Sciences and Engineering.

Official website: nus.edu.sg

Admission To-Do List

  • Advanced placement score report
  • ACT with writing and SAT subject tests
  • Application fee $20
  • Completion of 40 MCs of preparatory modules
  • Programme-administered placement test
  • Honors degree or equivalent
  • Common entry examination

Samples

Writing Supplement:
Statement of Purpose Applicants are required to describe their reasons and motivation for pursuing a graduate degree in NGS. See more

Our Sample

Application Deadlines

March 31
Fall, Full-Time
March 15
Fall, Part-Time
March 31
Double Degree, Peking University
April 30
Double Degree, Hec Paris
April 30
S3 ASIA
January 15
Double Degree, MPA/MPP

Famous Graduates

Mahathir Mohamad

Mahathir Mohamad

Margaret Chan

Director of World Health Organization

Advice on Personal Statement for National University of Singapore (NUS) Admissions

The National University of Singapore personal statement should be more than 1,000 words in total. The essay should be a brief account of the applicant, their reasons for wanting to pursue a higher education and why they chose the particular course, a brief history of their employment and any experience the applicant gained from their work, and lastly, the applicant should write about why they believe their working experience will help them succeed in their particular area of study. Applicants should thoroughly proofread their essay before sending it in.