When you apply to USP in NUS, you are choosing to join a diverse group of individuals, to learn and live as a distinctive community that is curious, critical, courageous and engaged.

You will be considered for admission to USP on a selective and competitive basis.

Our approach to selection is holistic: We look for passion, motivation and curiosity in you as we consider your academic performance and non-academic pursuits, the personal statement and essay you will submit, and the interview we will have with you if you are shortlisted.

Before you apply, you should understand our application process:

Before You Apply

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Once you understand our application process, you may proceed to apply, starting with the type of academic qualifications you hold and noting the different application windows.

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USP places strong emphasis on designing a curriculum that is truly interdisciplinary for its students from multidisciplinary backgrounds.

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Frequently Asked Questions

We hope this set of FAQs helps to clarify any doubts you may have in the process of applying to USP.

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Financial Aid & Scholarships

USP students can tap on various financial schemes offered by NUS and/or USP as they pursue their studies, live at the USP residential college and take on exciting opportunities. These include bursaries, grants and scholarships.

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Contact Us

  • uspadmissions@nus.edu.sg 
    (Admissions, Financial Aid & Scholarship enquiries)

  • uspstudentgrant@nus.edu.sg
    (For USP Student Grant enquiries only)

  • Ms Chua Kah Wei Joanna     +65 6516 1572
    Ms Nur Amalina                     +65 6516 4063