In the Financial Times’ Global Executive MBA (EMBA) ranking published in October 2017, NTU’s Nanyang Business School’s EMBA was ranked 30th position in the world and 7th position in Asia.
In the global ranking of full-time Master in Business Administration (MBA) programmes published by The Economist (EIU) in October 2017, NTU’s business school has maintained the rank of top business school in Singapore for the 14th consecutive years. NTU was ranked 78th position in the world and 2nd position in Asia.
In the 4th U.S. News Best Global Universities Ranking 2018 results released in October 2017, NTU’s overall rank jumped up by 19 places to 55th position in the world and 2nd position in Asia. For the subject rankings, NTU had four subjects ranked in the top 10 in the world. The four subjects were Materials Science (1st position in the world), Chemistry (2nd position in the world, 1st position in Asia and Singapore), Computer Science (3rd position in the world, 2nd position in Asia and 1st in Singapore) and Engineering (4th position in the world and 3rd position in Asia).
In the 9th QS Asian University Rankings (AUR) released in October 2017, NTU had risen from 18th position to 1st position in Asia with its Citations Per Paper (CPP) indicator rank rising from 84th position to 1st position since 2010.
In the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings (WUR) 2017/18 published in September 2017, NTU has moved up two places to 52nd position in the world and ranked 7th position in Asia. NTU had moved up by 122 places, making it the fastest-rising young university in the world since 2010.
In the 15th Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) 2017 released in August 2017, NTU overall ranking moved up 12 places to rank 111th position. In the ShanghaiRanking’s Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2017 results, NTU had five subjects ranked in Top 10 in the world. NTU’s Nanoscience & Nanotechnology and Energy Science were ranked 1st position in the world (1st in Asia), Telecommunication was ranked 3rd position in the world (3rd in Asia), Instruments Science & Technology was ranked 4th position in the world (4th in Asia) and Electrical & Electronic was ranked 6th position in the world (1st in Asia).
In the 7th QS World University Rankings (WUR) 2017 Top 50 Under 50 ranking published in July 2017, NTU continued to be ranked 1st position for fourth consecutive year among the world’s young (under 50 years) universities.
In the 14th QS World University Rankings (WUR) 2017 published in June 2017, NTU moved up two places to be ranked 11th position in the world and 1st position in Asia. NTU made improvements across four of the six metrics that QS uses to rank universities and made the biggest gains in employer reputation and citations per faculty. For normalized Citations per Faculty, NTU ranked 1st position in Singapore.
In the 6th Times Higher Education (THE) Top 200 Under 50 rankings released in April 2017, NTU ranked 3rd position in the world and 2nd position in Asia order rank.
In the 5th THE Asian University Rankings (AUR) released in March 2017, NTU ranked 4th position in Asia. The 4th position was higher than the 7th position in THE WUR 2016 Asia order rank, which was released in September 2016. NTU research citations per paper indicator rank continued to be the leader in Singapore since 2014.
In the 7th QS World University Rankings by subject published in March 2017, NTU Engineering & Technology, Natural Sciences and Social Sciences by Faculty area rankings were ranked 4th, 17th and 22nd position in the world respectively. For specific subjects ranking, NTU has two subjects ranked in the global top 10: Electrical and Electronic Engineering (6th in the world and 1st in Asia) and Materials Science (7th in the world and 1st in Asia). See table below for the remaining NTU subjects that are ranked in the top 50:
Specific subject rank 2017↓
Specific subject rank 2017↓
Electrical & Electronic
Hospitality & Leisure Management
Mechanical, Aeronautical & Manufacturing
Statistics & Operational Research
Communication & Media
Business & Management Studies
Art & Design
Computer Science & Information Systems
Accounting & Finance
Physics & Astronomy
Civil & Structural
Note: ( ) refers to Asia Order rank.
In the Financial Times’ (FT) Global MBA Ranking 2017 published in January 2017, NTU’s Nanyang Business School’s MBA was in joint 24th position with Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business, up from 29th last year. For the Asia-Pacific alone, NTU’s Nanyang MBA rank moved up three places to 3rd position. The average weighted annual salary three years after graduation is US$126,000, up from US$119,000 in the previous year. In terms of offering good value for money, NTU’s Nanyang MBA came in 26th from 38th position globally.
In the 2016 Global Go To Think Tank rankings published by University of Pennsylvania’s Think Tanks and Civil Societies Programme (TTCSP) in January 2017, the NTU School's research centre, Institute of Defence and Strategic Studies (IDSS) ranked 36th position for the Best University Affiliated Think Tanks in the world and ranked 8th position in Asia order rank.
In the 5th Nature Index published by Nature Publishing Group in 2017, NTU ranked 35th position in the world, 7th position in Asia and 1st position in Singapore. NTU’s Chemistry ranked 17th position in the world.
In January 2017, NTU was ranked at the 5th most-cited university for engineering research output that was among the top nine universities globally in Engineering by Essential Science Indicators of Thomson Reuters.