The Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU), is the second oldest public autonomous research university in Singapore and is considered to be one of the top universities in the world. NTU is consistently ranked within the top 15 universities in the world and has been ranked as overall 1st in the ranking of young universities in the QS World University Rankings since 2015 as of April 2021 It has 23,951 full-time enrolled students and 3846 full-time teaching staff; it has achieved 12th in the overall ranking of current QS World University Rankings as of June 2021.
The University is organised into several colleges and schools, including the College of Engineering, College of Science, Nanyang Business School, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences, and Graduate College. NTU is also home to several autonomous institutions such as Singapore's National Institute of Education, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Earth Observatory of Singapore and Singapore Centre on Environmental Life Sciences Engineering. NTU's main campus covers 200 hectares (490 acres) of land, making it the largest university campus in Singapore. The primary campus grounds are located in the western part of Singapore, along 50 Nanyang Avenue. It also has two other campuses in Singapore's healthcare and start-up districts, Novena and one-north respectively.