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Universities in Singapore - Rankings & Reviews

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Universities in Singapore
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77,997
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4,702,000
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  • 6 universities in Singapore are listed in 24 different university rankings (by institution) as well as 6 different subject specific rankings.
  • 4 of these universities are listed in at least one institution or subject specific ranking.
  • Most comprehensive collection of university ranking scores worldwide. We monitor continuously 102 different university and subject rankings so that you can conveniently compare all rankings in one place.

Highest subject rankings of universities in Singapore:

#1

Natural Sciences — Other #1  #1  Nanyang Technological University

#2

Computer Science — Computer Science (general) #1  #1  Nanyang Technological University

#3

Engineering — Materials Science #2  #1  Nanyang Technological University

#4

Business — Other #2  #1  National University of Singapore

#5

Medicine & Health — Pharmacy #8  #1  National University of Singapore

#6

Social Studies & Humanities — Geography #10  #1  National University of Singapore

#7

Agriculture — Other #10  #1  National University of Singapore

#8

Architecture, Building & Planning — Architecture (general) #10  #1  National University of Singapore

#9

Journalism & Media Studies — Media Studies #12  #1  Nanyang Technological University

#10

Mathematics — Mathematics (general) #13  #1  National University of Singapore

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#11  #1  QS World University Rankings
#23  #1  THE World University Rankings
#63  #1  Reuters Most Innovative Universities
#85  #1  ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities
#57  #1  Webometrics
#46  #1  Scimago Institutions Ranking
#35  #1  Nature Index
#10  #1  THE Global University Employability Ranking
#24  #1  World Reputation Rankings
#2  #1  THE Asia University Ranking
#2  #1  Best universities in the Asia-Pacific region
#23  #1  The World’s Most International Universities
#103  #1  CWUR Center for World University Rankings
#8  #1  Most Innovative Universities Asia Pacific
#20  #1  RUR Reputation Ranking
#6  #1  RUR Research Performance Ranking
#64  #2  RUR World University Rankings
#25  #1  Tilburg University Economics Ranking
#30  #1  URAP World Ranking
#39  #1  NTU Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers
#7  #1  NTU Asia

Student satisfaction   4.5 / 5.0 (1029 reviews)
#12  #2  QS World University Rankings
#51  #2  THE World University Rankings
#96  #2  ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities
#106  #2  Webometrics
#82  #2  Scimago Institutions Ranking
#39  #2  Nature Index
#1  #1  QS 50 under 50
#73  #2  THE Global University Employability Ranking
#51  #2  World Reputation Rankings
#6  #2  THE Asia University Ranking
#7  #2  Best universities in the Asia-Pacific region
#51  #2  The World’s Most International Universities
#173  #3  CWUR Center for World University Rankings
#15  #2  Most Innovative Universities Asia Pacific
#70  #2  RUR Reputation Ranking
#8  #2  RUR Research Performance Ranking
#60  #1  RUR World University Rankings
#57  #2  URAP World Ranking
#72  #2  NTU Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers
#9  #2  NTU Asia

Student satisfaction   4.3 / 5.0 (71 reviews)
#500  #3  QS World University Rankings
#43  #1  Financial Times - Global MBA
#803  #3  Webometrics
#612  #4  Scimago Institutions Ranking
#71  #2  QS 50 under 50
#32  #1  Financial Times - Executive MBA
#79  #2  Tilburg University Economics Ranking
#1440  #3  URAP World Ranking

Student satisfaction   4.5 / 5.0 (261 reviews)
#1176  #4  Webometrics
#526  #3  Scimago Institutions Ranking

Student satisfaction   4.3 / 5.0 (68 reviews)

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Ranking publishers

British Quacquarelli Symonds, UK

Published: May, 2019

Criteria used in ranking:
International Student Ratio 10.0%
International Faculty Ratio 10.0%
Faculty/Student Ratio 20.0%
Employer reputation 10.0%
Citations per faculty 20.0%
Academic Reputation 40.0%

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CWUR Center for World University Rankings

Published: July, 2018



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NTU ranking

Published: August, 2018



Nature Index

Published: May, 2019

Criteria used in ranking:
Weighted fractional count (WFC)
Fractional count (FC)
Article count (AC)

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RUR Ranking Agency (Moscow, Russia)

Published: September, 2018



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Scimago Institutions

Published: May, 2019

Criteria used in ranking:
Output: 8.0%
Normalized Impact: 13.0%
Innovative Knowledge: 25.0%
Excellence with Leadership: 13.0%
Domain's Inbound Links: 15.0%

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ShanghaiRanking Consultancy

Published: August, 2018

Criteria used in ranking:
Staff winning research prizes 20.0%
Research paper publications 20.0%
Per capita academic performance 10.0%
Alumni winning research prizes 10.0%
Citations 40.0%

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THE Times Higher Education, UK

Published: May, 2019

Criteria used in ranking:
Teaching 30.0%
Research (volume, income and reputation)
International outlook (staff, students, research): 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer)
Citations 30.0%

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The Financial Times Limited, UK

Published: January, 2019

Criteria used in ranking:
Women on board 1.0%
Weighted salary 20.0%
Value for money 3.0%
Salary increase 20.0%
PhD graduates 5.0%
Languages 1.0%
International students 4.0%
International mobility 6.0%
International faculty 4.0%
International course experience 3.0%
International board 2.0%
FT research rank 10.0%
Female students 2.0%
Female faculty 2.0%
Faculty with doctorates 5.0%
Employed at three months 2.0%
Career progress 3.0%
Careers service 2.0%
Alumni recommend 2.0%
Aims achieved 3.0%

Thomson Reuters

Published: January, 2019



Tillburg University

Published: January, 2018



Urap

Published: October, 2018



Webometrics

Published: January, 2019

Criteria used in ranking:
Visibility (external links): 50.0%
Size (web pages): 20.0%
Scholar: 15.0%
Rich files: 15.0%
Ranking primarily based on the metrics of universities websites, such as number of links to website or number pages on website.

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