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NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine Singapore 2022-23: Admission, Course, Fee

The Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine Singapore[1] is the medical faculty of the National University of Singapore and three medical schools in Singapore. The College is popularly known as NUS Medicine Singapore. It is the oldest medical school in Singapore & ranked one of Asia’s best medical education and research institutions. NUS Medicine Singapore admits 300 students annually into its undergraduate degree programme and produces most doctors for Singapore. The School uses the British undergraduate medical system, offering a full-time undergraduate programme leading to the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS).

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College Summary

Name of InstituteNUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine Singapore
Popular NameYong Loo Lin School of Medicine Singapore, NUS Medicine Singapore
Year of Establishment1905
Language of TeachingEnglish
No. of FacultiesN/A
Affiliated withNational University of Singapore
Approved byNational Medical Commission (NMC)[2], World Health Organization (WHO)[3]
Courses offeredMBBS
Global/World Ranking12th in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings 2016-17.
Official Website
CategoryMedical Colleges in Singapore

Courses Offered

CourseSingaporeansSingapore PRs and International Students
MBBSFive years
(Excluding horsemanship /first-year residency training)
Six years
(Excluding horsemanship /first-year residency training)
B.Sc Nursing4 YearsFour years

Eligibility Criteria

Singapore has been one of the top preferred destinations for international students to pursue their Medical Degree Courses. If you want to study MBBS at Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine Singapore, check the eligibility below.

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AgeYour age should be at least 17 on or before 31st December of the admission year.
QualificationAdmission Seekers should complete their Higher Secondary Education with a minimum 50% mark covering Physics, Chemistry and Biology streams.
Minimum Qualifying  (%)50% in 10+2
Qualifying EntranceNEET
Medium of TeachingEnglish
Duration of CourseFive years Singaporeans 6 Years Singapore PRs and International Students

Fee Structure

The Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine Singapore fees structure for the MBBS course is mentioned below.

ParticularPer annum amounts (in US$) Fees payable by
students in receipt of MOE Tuition Grant
(Tier A)
(Tier B)
(Inclusive of GST)
(Tier C)
Fees payable by
students NOT in
receipt of MOE
Tuition Grant6
(Inclusive of GST)

Country Summary

Population5.82 Million
Area357,386 km2 (137,988 sq mi)
Capital CityBerlin
ClimateGermany’s moderate climate generally has no more prolonged cold or hot weather periods.
Literacy Rate99%
Time ZoneUTC+1 (CET) Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
CurrencyEuro (€) (EUR)
Religion57% Christian 36% No religion 7% Others / Undeclared

About Singapore City

  • Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, is a sovereign island country and city-state in maritime Southeast Asia.
  • Singapore—is known variously as the “Lion City” or “Garden City,” the latter for its many parks and tree-lined streets.
  • Singapore is situated near the equator and has a typically tropical climate, with abundant rainfall, high and uniform temperatures, and high humidity all year round.
  • The current population of Singapore is 5,946,329 as of Friday, August 5, 2022, based on Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data.


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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Does NUS have a medical school?

Established in 1905 to educate and train medical professionals for Singapore, the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine is a leading medical education and research institution in Asia.

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Is NUS medicine hard to get in?

Yes, it is competitive. Every year, 2000 students apply to NUS Medicine. About 1200 are shortlisted for the admissions assessment to fill 280 places. So, after being shortlisted, you have about a 1 in 4 chance of getting into NUS Medicine.

How much is NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine Singapore fees?

NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine Singapore Fees is $24,600 to $28,800 (approximately).

Is studying in Singapore expensive?

Usually, it costs roughly SGD 8,000 to SGD 9,000 per year to study in a public university.


  1. NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine Singapore, Edufever
  2. National Medical Commission (NMC) Official website
  3. World Health Organization (WHO), Official website
  4., USD Wikipedia
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