Big city university
Yale-NUS has yet to graduate its first class (2017)
Yale-NUS College is the first liberal arts college in Singapore, and one of very few in Asia. Founded in 2011 as a collaboration between Yale Universityand the National University of Singapore (NUS), the college is the first institution founded by an Ivy League University in Asia. The school offers a four-year, fully residential degree, following the American liberal arts tradition. Degrees are officially awarded by NUS.
About 40% of students at the college are international. Admissions are extremely competitive, and the school’s admission rate dropped to 3% in 2013. Like both Yale and NUS, Yale-NUS offers financial aid on a full-need basis. Yale-NUS also distributes scholarships to some admitted students based on academic merit. The college are interested in attracting the most promising talent worldwide, and have the means to do so, disregarding financial means.