There is only one intake in May every year. You should take note of  the following application process. The timeline serves as a general guide. Application for AY2018 is now open till 19 March 2018*. 

Application Window by Qualifications:

GCE A-Levels: 6 Oct 2017 to 19 Mar 2018
Local Poly Diploma: 5 Jan 2018 to 12 Mar 2018*
International Baccalaureate (SG): 5 Jan 2018 to 19 Mar 2018
NUSH Diploma: 17 Nov 2017 to 19 Mar 2018
International Qualifications: 6 Oct 2017 to 19 Mar 2018 

Application Steps

What it is

Apply online

Check the qualification you are applying and make sure to apply within the application period. The online form will require you to provide your personal details, academic results,  listing of co-curricular activities, awards or achievements, as well as testimonial or references.  You only need to submit one application form for consideration of admission and scholarship. We do not charge an application fee. A guide to our application form can be found here. *


In general, if you are shortlisted, you will be notified within a month upon submission of application.

You will be notified of the interview by email/phone/sms. You will also be required to answer a few profiling questions online before the interview.

Interview will be conducted either in-person at our campus, or via Skype (for applicants who are based overseas).

Notification of admission and/or scholarship offer

If you are successful in your application, you will be notified of the offer within two weeks after the interview.

You will be notified by email and/or post. 

Notification of unsuccessful application

If you are unsuccessful in your application, you will be notified by end of April. You will be notified by email and/or post.




If you wish to appeal against SUTD's admissions decision, you are required to submit an online appeal within 2 weeks following notification of the application outcome.  Your appeal must represent significant and compelling new academic and/or personal information that was not present at the time of application and which brings merit for reconsideration.

Only appeals submitted through the online application portal will be considered. This is accessible to applicants who have submitted an application in this current admissions exercise, and have received outcomes of their application. Appeals via any other avenues will not be considered. Appeals can be submitted here.

Acceptance of offer

The deadline to accept our offer will be stated in your offer letter.

Please refer to instructions in the offer letter.


Matriculation - 9 May 2018

Orientation - 10 - 12 May 2018

Class starts - 14 May 2018 

You will be informed on the matriculation details via email/post after you have accepted our offer. 

*If offered, international students would have to accept the offer by 5 April. As such, international students are strongly encouraged to apply earlier.