Application Process

Overview of the RVRC admissions process

From AY2017/2018, admission to the Ridge View Residential Programme is for TWO YEARS, and this is open to All undergraduate students who have been offered admission to NUS at our partner Faculties/Schools:

  • Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Faculty of Engineering
  • Faculty of Science
  • NUS Business School
  • School of Computing
  • School of Design and Environment

Students from other Faculties/Schools will be considered for admission on a case-by-case basis, with consideration for their ability to fulfil the RVRC Programme requirements.

How To Apply

Applications for AY2017/2018 will open from 15 May (0830H) to 05 June (2359H). Please check this website regularly for updates.

Students interested in the Ridge View Residential Programme may apply through the Joint RC Application System here.

As part of the application procedure, students will be asked to submit an essay and attend an interview. The interview session will allow us to get to know you better and for you to find out more about the College. We welcome individuals from different cultural backgrounds, varied interests and talents to join us.

Please note that:

  • Admission is contingent upon your acceptance of an offer to study in NUS.
  • The meal plan is compulsory for all students admitted to the College.
  • For students who are successful in their application and have been offered admission to the College. You will be required to complete room registration via the Office of Student Affairs’ University Management System (UHMS) here.

For more information on our room rates, please click here.

For queries on admissions to RVRC, please send us an email at


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