National University of Singapore (NUS) Investment Banking Placement
The National University of Singapore is one of the highest-ranked universities worldwide, offering top programs in many fields of study. NUS is the top-ranked Asian school on our U.S. investment banking target school list.
NUS is one of just four Asian schools that consistently places into U.S. investment banks (alongside HKU, HKUST, and SMU). NUS is ranked #43 on our target school list, earning it a designation as a lower semi-target school.
NUS is home to the NUS Business School, one of the highest-ranked business schools in Asia. NUS offers programs for both undergraduate and graduate students.
NUS ranks 36th on # of Total Hires but is held back by a relatively weaker Undergrad % Placement, in which it ranks 52nd.
NUS sends the largest number of hires to Citi (23%), Rothschild (14%), and Credit Suisse (14%). NUS has a better distribution of placements relative to the other Asian schools on this list, which primarily place at bulge bracket firms.
NUS has terrific placement in Asian markets and is one of the few international schools to consistently place in the U.S.
Our investment banking target school list is a complete rank of 60 schools and analyzed >60k LinkedIn profiles of professionals who worked in investment banking between 2008 and 2023. We filtered the data to examine U.S. hires into the top investment banks.
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Investment Banking Placement
Weighted Rank: #43
Ranking by Total Hires: #36
Category: Lower Semi-Target School
Business School Name: NUS
# of Business School Undergrads: 4,791
Median Starting Salary (2022): $43k
President: Tan Eng Chye
U.S. News Global Rank (2022-2023): #26
QS World University Rankings: #8
Financial Times MBA Rank: #21