Quick Introduction To Private University Education in Singapore
Without diving too deep into the pros and cons of Singapore’s education system, here are a few fun facts.
The annual output of university graduates according to Singstat is at 15,510 graduates as of 2015. 15,510 only accounts for graduates from local universities such as National University of Singapore (NUS), Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore Management University (SMU), Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) and Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD). For students in a private university education, a good estimation will be the population of SIM Global Education, which is one of the bigger private education institutions. SIM Global Education has about 22,000 students.
Assuming that students population are spread out evenly throughout a three-year private university education, we are looking at about 7,000 private university students from SIM Global Education every year.
Taking the rest of the private education institutions into account, the