SINGAPORE: Nanyang Technological University

Singapore, Singapore

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  • Fall Semester - early August - early December
  • Spring Semester - mid January - early May

Application Deadline

  • Fall Semester - March 1
  • Spring Semester - September 25 ** Note the earlier deadline


Study Abroad Coordinator: Katherine Pruess (

Ranked among the top 1% of universities worldwide, NTU places you in an academically stimulating environment that is both culturally enriching and socially fulfilling. Our comprehensive and innovative approach towards education and research will help contribute to your future success and inspire you to realise your full potential as an entrepreneurial and technology-savvy leader. NTU is  also the perfect ‘soft landing’ in the heart of a booming Asia-Pacific region and a springboard to explore the many cultures, languages and societies surrounding Singapore, which include India, China, Vietnam and Thailand.



Students may choose from NTU's entire catalog, however, if students choose to take business courses abroad, please consult with OISP staff as there is a separate approval process for business curriculum taken abroad. Placement in NTU's courses is subject to availability of vacancies and completion of prerequisite or with faculty approval. Students must take no less and no more than 4 courses. Courses taken abroad may satisfy college and departmental core requirements. Students should consult with their advisor to discuss the specific requirements that may be satisfied abroad.

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Host University

Nanyang Technological University (NTU) is a research-intensive university with globally acknowledged strengths in science and engineering. The university is ranked amoung the world's top 100 universities. NTU provides a high-quality education to more than 21,700 undergraduates and 9,400 graduate students. The student body includes top scholars and international Olympiad medalists from the region and beyond.

Eligibility Requirements

  • 2 completed semesters at NU
  • Full-time enrollment at NU at the time of application
  • GPA of at least 3.0
  • Not open to Singaporean students studying at NU
  • Transfer students and spring admits, please contact OISP for eligibility

Application Procedure

    • Completed online OISP application
    • NTU online application
    • Official transcript (given to OISP and uploaded to the NTU online application)
    • Colored, passport size digital photo in JPEG format (uploaded to NTU online application)
    • Photocopy of Passport ID Page
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Fall 2015 or Spring 2016: $TBD

Includes: Northeastern University (NU) tuition for 16 NU credits ($TBD), and International Security and Emergency Support ($350). Students are responsible for all other expenses, including housing and other non-academic costs for which they will be billed directly by the program provider or host institution. Students are also responsible for arranging and purchasing their own flights.

Singapore, Singapore: Nanyang Technological University Study Abroad Program Budget (Semester)



Students will live in on campus residence halls. Upon acceptance, exchange students will be asked to apply for on campus housing using NTU's Exchange Student Portal. Housing will be in one of NTU's 16 Halls of Residence based on double occupancy, where only two Halls have air conditioned rooms. Exchange students are allocated proportionately to the 16 Halls and request for transfer of halls will not be entertained.

NTU has the largest on-campus residence infrastructure in Singapore. About 44% of full-time undergraduates and 90% of international students live on campus. Some 600 housing units are set aside for international academics and staff members. The campus community forms a massive family unit, actively engaged in social exchange and mutual help.


A dynamic city rich in contrast and color, you'll find a harmonious blend of culture, cuisine, arts and architecture in Singapore. Brimming with unbridled energy, this little dynamo in Southeast Asia embodies the finest of both East and West.

Singapore is made up of not just one island but a main island with 63 surrounding islets. The main island has a total land area of 682 square km. However, its compact size belies its economic growth. In just 150 years, Singapore has grown into a thriving centre of commerce and industry. Its former role as an entrepot has diminished, as the nation has increased its manufacturing base. Singapore is the busiest port in the world with over 600 shipping lines sending super tankers, container ships and passenger liners to share the busy waters with coastal fishing vessels and wooden lighters. It is linked to Malaysia by two causeway bridges, and the key islands of the Riau archipelago of Indonesia are just a quick ferry trip away. Thailand and the Philippines are a short plane journey away.