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Greg Buchanan
IPD Global Health/Program Coordinator

Schedule Appointment

Location: Singapore
Institution: National University of Singapore (NUS)
Terms: Fall Quarter, Winter/Spring Quarters, Full Year, Summer Research
Language of Instruction: English
Application Deadline: 
Fall Quarter/Full Year: February 10, 2015
Winter/Spring Quarters: June 1, 2015
Academic Interests: Engineering, Science, Social Sciences, Humanities

Program Description

The National University of Singapore (NUS) is one of the premier institutions in the Asia-Pacific Region and has developed strong educational ties with universities around the globe. It offers a wide-range of disciplines ranging from engineering to South Asian studies to music. The NUS student community comprises a cosmopolitan mix of over 32,000 students from 88 countries, contributing to a vibrant and thriving campus life.


NUS is a comprehensive university with broad course offerings.  Students may take classes in the Schools of Arts and Social Sciences, Business, Computing, Design and Environment, Engineering, Music and Science. Students enroll directly in the university and take classes with local students.


NUS exchange students pay Northwestern tuition ($15,612 for Fall 2014, $23,418 for Winter/Spring 2015, $39,030 for the full academic year 2014-2015). Per quarter, students should also budget approximately $4,500 for housing and meals, about $2,000 for international airfare, and approximately $3,000 for personal expenses, such as travel and entertainment.

Students applying to this program are eligible for IPD Study Abroad Fellowships and may be eligible for external funding opportunities. Students participating in this program are subject to Withdrawal Policies for Northwestern-Sponsored Programs.

For more information about billing, finances, and financial aid for study abroad, please refer to the Money Matters resource page of the Study Abroad Office website or contact Krista Buda Bethel in the Financial Aid Office.