In the 8th Times Higher Education (THE) Young University Rankings released in June 2019, NTU remained 3rd position in the world and 2nd position in Asian order rank.
In the 16th QS World University Rankings (WUR) published in June 2019, NTU’s overall rank had moved up one place to 11th position to jointly share with NUS. Both universities from Singapore were ranked the highest in Asia Pacific. NTU continued to be the only young university below 50 years old to be ranked in Top 20 globally. NTU continued to be ranked 1st position in Singapore in normalized citations per faculty.
In the 7th Times Higher Education (THE) Asian University Rankings (AUR) released in May 2019, NTU ranked 6th position in Asia. NTU continued to be ranked 1st position in Singapore in research citations per paper since 2014.
In the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings (WUR) 2018/19 published in September 2018, NTU has moved up one place to 51st position in the world and ranked 7th position in Asia order rank. Its Citation per Paper indicator continued to rank top in Singapore. NTU has moved up by 123 places, making it the fastest-rising young university in the world since 2010.
In the 9th QS World University Rankings (WUR) by subject published in February 2019, NTU Engineering & Technology by Faculty area rankings was ranked 6th position in the world, while its Natural Sciences and Social Sciences were ranked 17th and 19th position in the world respectively. NTU Arts & Humanities and Life Sciences & Medicine were ranked 10th position and 15th position in Asia respectively. For specific subjects ranking, NTU’s Materials Science remained 3rd position in the world. NTU’s Electrical & Electronic (6th), Communication & Media studies (8th), Chemistry (9th) and Civil & Structural (10th) were ranked in the top 10 globally. NTU was also ranked Top 20 in Asia for English Languages & Literature (5th), Earth & Marine Sciences (8th), Mathematics (11th), Politics & International Studies (11th), Linguistics (11th), History (14th) ,Sociology (14th), Social Policy and Administration (15th), and Modern Languages (17th). See table below for the NTU subjects that are ranked in the top 50 globally:
|Subject||Broad subject rank 2019 |
|Engineering & Technology*||6 |
|Natural Sciences ||17 |
|Social Sciences||19 |
Specific subject rank 2019↓
Specific subject rank 2019↓
Accounting & Finance
|Electrical & Electronic*|
Business & Management Studies
Communication & Media Studies*
Physics & Astronomy
Art & Design*
Civil & Structural
Hospitality & Leisure Management*
Mechanical Aeronautical & Manufacturing*
Statistics & Operational Research
Computer Science & Information Systems
Economics & Econometrics
|Education*||14 ||Sport-related Subjects||47 |
|Library & Information Management*||18 |||||
Note: [ ] refers to Asian order rank. * refers to No. 1 in Singapore