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Established in

January 2000

Located in

Bras Basah Civic District

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Academic Programmes

Today, SMU comprises of six schools:

SMU offers a wide range of bachelors', masters' and PhD degree programmes in the disciplinary areas associated with the six schools, and a growing number of executive development and professional programmes.

Our Students

full-time undergraduates*
full-time & part-time postgraduates*
* As of 17 September 2018

Our Graduates

undergraduate and postgraduate alumni


Global Diversity

SMU’s diverse international community creates a learning experience that transcends borders and bridges global views.

The University’s international students come from India, China, ASEAN countries, Europe, North America, Africa, the Middle East, Maldives, Japan and South Korea.

SMU has over 200 partner universities across all the continents of the world for exchange programmes, giving students 100% opportunity to participate in a global exposure programme.

international postgraduate students [non-Singapore citizens] from 44 countries*
international undergraduate students [non-Singapore citizens] from 25 countries*
* As of 14 February 2018



Faculty & Research

SMU pushes the boundaries of innovation, creativity and academic excellence. We focus on Management, Social Sciences, Technology and their intersections. We produce leading edge research that has global impact.

Since our founding in 2000, SMU has rapidly established itself as a specialised, premier university of global reputation and ranking.

full-time faculty
international faculty [non-Singapore Citizens and non-Singapore Permanent Residents]*
different nationalities*
* As of 25 June 2018

Last updated on 26 Jun 2018 .

Annual Report

Read all about a year of progress and success at SMU. For the Academic Year 2017/18, the concise review is divided into four sections covering student life, academia, thought leadership and the SMU community. Browse through the new flipbook format or download a PDF to read offline.

Download Annual report for 2017/2018