Yale-NUS College is Singapore's first fully residential liberal arts & sciences college, the dynamic result of a collaboration between Yale University and the National University of Singapore. Yale-NUS aims to redefine liberal arts and sciences education for a complex, interconnected world.
Yale-NUS College draws on its location and delivers a unique East-meets-West liberal arts education, emphasizing multi-disciplinary learning with a research focus. Yale-NUS’s location at the crossroads of Asia informs our pedagogy. Drawing on active modes of learning associated with American liberal arts education, she introduces her students to the diverse intellectual traditions and cultures of Asia and the world. All students pursue theCommon Curriculum, which is the cornerstone of a Yale-NUS education. This lays the foundation for each student’s major and strengthens ideation by grounding them in the principles of academic inquiry and problem solving.
An intimate liberal arts college, dedicated to undergraduate education, Yale-NUS draws on the resources and traditions of two great universities. We pursue excellence through innovative teaching and research, and we provide global opportunities for our students. The excellent student to faculty ratio, unparalleled international opportunities and avenues to self-direct their learning provide Yale-NUS College students with a distinct advantage in a changing world. Yale-NUS College is global and diverse; international students make up over 40% of our student body.